The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 36 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 1.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 231 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.36% 94.29% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 123
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 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 Kent region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management