The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 327 384 414
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 296 252 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 173 143
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in England

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum Master across the England region.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in England

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in England

Scrum Master
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum Master across the England region.

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in England

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 128 £480 -1.53% 22
South East +51 72 £459 +6.68% 8
West Midlands -8 21 £500 -13.04% 2
East of England +2 18 £473 +7.38% 3
Yorkshire +26 15 £425 -5.55% 2
North East -19 13 £400 +10.34% 1
South West +1 10 £423 +12.66% 3
East Midlands +7 9 £538 +4.87% 2
North West -15 9 £500 +15.94% 7
Midlands +3 1 £425 -
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Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Scrum Master contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 604 (100.00%) Scrum
2 556 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (28.97%) Coaching
4 159 (26.32%) Kanban
5 137 (22.68%) JIRA
6 115 (19.04%) Project Management
7 107 (17.72%) Finance
8 101 (16.72%) TDD
9 95 (15.73%) User Stories
10 71 (11.75%) BDD
11 70 (11.59%) Java
12 68 (11.26%) Waterfall
13 67 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (10.43%) Mentoring
15 60 (9.93%) Software Delivery
16 58 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 58 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (8.94%) Velocity
18 51 (8.44%) SDLC
19 46 (7.62%) Retail
20 44 (7.28%) Banking
20 44 (7.28%) Confluence
21 43 (7.12%) .NET
22 41 (6.79%) Agile Project Management
23 40 (6.62%) Microsoft
24 39 (6.46%) Software Engineering
25 38 (6.29%) User Experience
26 37 (6.13%) DevOps
27 33 (5.46%) Security Cleared
28 31 (5.13%) E-Commerce

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (7.28%) Confluence
2 15 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.83%) CMS
3 5 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (0.83%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.66%) Apache
5 3 (0.50%) Drupal
5 3 (0.50%) JBoss
5 3 (0.50%) Liferay
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Mule
6 2 (0.33%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.49%) MS Office
3 9 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.33%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.32%) SaaS
3 7 (1.16%) GitHub
4 5 (0.83%) Office 365
5 4 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.83%) Skype
2 2 (0.33%) Intranet
2 2 (0.33%) Network Security
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.15%) Big Data
3 9 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.50%) OLAP
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Biml
8 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.17%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.17%) Power BI
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (22.68%) JIRA
2 20 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.32%) JIRA Agile
4 10 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.83%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.50%) Selenium
10 2 (0.33%) Maven
10 2 (0.33%) VersionOne
11 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (17.72%) Finance
2 46 (7.62%) Retail
3 44 (7.28%) Banking
4 15 (2.48%) Games
5 13 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.99%) Legal
6 12 (1.99%) Marketing
7 10 (1.66%) Publishing
8 9 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.32%) Law
9 8 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.99%) Front Office
10 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Back Office
12 4 (0.66%) Advertising
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.94%) Velocity
2 43 (7.12%) .NET
3 14 (2.32%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.66%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.49%) HTML
6 8 (1.32%) React
7 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.16%) JSON
8 6 (0.99%) HTML5
8 6 (0.99%) J2EE
9 5 (0.83%) Kafka
9 5 (0.83%) Middleware
9 5 (0.83%) RESTful
9 5 (0.83%) Spring
9 5 (0.83%) WCF
9 5 (0.83%) Web Services
10 4 (0.66%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.66%) CSS
10 4 (0.66%) Spring MVC
11 3 (0.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.29%) User Experience
2 18 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.98%) Virtual Team
3 14 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.82%) Equities
7 7 (1.16%) PMI
8 6 (0.99%) Fintech
8 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.83%) Statistics
10 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.50%) STB
12 2 (0.33%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.33%) NHS
12 2 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.99%) Windows
2 5 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.66%) Unix
4 2 (0.33%) Android
4 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (100.00%) Scrum
2 556 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (28.97%) Coaching
4 159 (26.32%) Kanban
5 115 (19.04%) Project Management
6 101 (16.72%) TDD
7 95 (15.73%) User Stories
8 71 (11.75%) BDD
9 68 (11.26%) Waterfall
10 67 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (10.43%) Mentoring
12 60 (9.93%) Software Delivery
13 58 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 58 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (8.44%) SDLC
15 41 (6.79%) Agile Project Management
16 39 (6.46%) Software Engineering
17 37 (6.13%) DevOps
18 31 (5.13%) E-Commerce
19 28 (4.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (11.59%) Java
2 27 (4.47%) C#
3 22 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.32%) SQL
5 6 (0.99%) PHP
6 5 (0.83%) C
7 3 (0.50%) C++
7 3 (0.50%) Scala
8 1 (0.17%) Groovy
8 1 (0.17%) Python
8 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (5.46%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.32%) Degree
4 10 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.99%) PMP
7 5 (0.83%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) CLAS
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.65%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.98%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (1.66%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.16%) Oracle
5 6 (0.99%) Tableau
6 5 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (0.83%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.66%) Adobe
7 4 (0.66%) HP
7 4 (0.66%) Recommind
7 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.66%) StatPro
8 3 (0.50%) SAP
8 3 (0.50%) WSO2
9 2 (0.33%) BT
9 2 (0.33%) CA
9 2 (0.33%) EMC
9 2 (0.33%) Google
9 2 (0.33%) Progress
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