The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 325 298 320
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 127 144 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.64% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 98 86
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21848 22430 23088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.69% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 15723 15679
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 332 445
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in London

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in London

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in London

Scrum Master
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in London

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
City of London +19 25 £475 -14.98% 5
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 284 (100.00%) Scrum
2 240 (84.51%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (24.65%) Kanban
4 70 (24.65%) TDD
5 69 (24.30%) Finance
5 69 (24.30%) Java
6 60 (21.13%) BDD
7 47 (16.55%) Coaching
8 43 (15.14%) User Stories
9 42 (14.79%) Project Management
10 40 (14.08%) JIRA
11 32 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 29 (10.21%) Banking
14 28 (9.86%) Mentoring
15 26 (9.15%) Mobile App
16 25 (8.80%) E-Commerce
17 24 (8.45%) Automated Testing
18 23 (8.10%) Retail
18 23 (8.10%) Waterfall
19 22 (7.75%) J2EE
20 21 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
21 20 (7.04%) User Experience
21 20 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (7.04%) JavaScript
21 20 (7.04%) SDLC
22 19 (6.69%) .NET
22 19 (6.69%) JMS
22 19 (6.69%) Google

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (2.46%) CMS
2 6 (2.11%) Confluence
3 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.06%) Apache
6 2 (0.70%) Mule
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.76%) Trello
5 4 (1.41%) Lucidchart
5 4 (1.41%) SaaS
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.17%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.82%) Big Data
3 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.70%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 40 (14.08%) JIRA
2 20 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.11%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.70%) Mockito
5 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.35%) JBehave
6 1 (0.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) VersionOne
General
1 69 (24.30%) Finance
2 29 (10.21%) Banking
3 23 (8.10%) Retail
4 15 (5.28%) Financial Institution
5 13 (4.58%) Games
6 7 (2.46%) Legal
7 6 (2.11%) Front Office
8 4 (1.41%) Back Office
8 4 (1.41%) Marketing
8 4 (1.41%) Publishing
9 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.75%) J2EE
2 19 (6.69%) .NET
2 19 (6.69%) JMS
2 19 (6.69%) Velocity
3 17 (5.99%) EJB
3 17 (5.99%) HTML
4 9 (3.17%) JSP
5 5 (1.76%) Web Services
6 4 (1.41%) Apache Camel
6 4 (1.41%) jQuery
6 4 (1.41%) Mason
6 4 (1.41%) RESTful
7 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.06%) CSS
7 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.06%) Kafka
7 3 (1.06%) SOAP
7 3 (1.06%) Spring
7 3 (1.06%) Spring MVC
7 3 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.15%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.04%) User Experience
3 19 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.58%) Equities
4 13 (4.58%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.11%) PMI
9 5 (1.76%) Fintech
9 5 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.41%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.41%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.70%) Derivative
13 1 (0.35%) FMCG
13 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.35%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.06%) Android
3 2 (0.70%) Unix
3 2 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (100.00%) Scrum
2 240 (84.51%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (24.65%) Kanban
4 70 (24.65%) TDD
5 60 (21.13%) BDD
6 47 (16.55%) Coaching
7 43 (15.14%) User Stories
8 42 (14.79%) Project Management
9 32 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (9.86%) Mentoring
12 25 (8.80%) E-Commerce
13 24 (8.45%) Automated Testing
14 23 (8.10%) Waterfall
15 21 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (7.04%) SDLC
17 18 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.34%) Mobile Application Development
17 18 (6.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.30%) Java
2 20 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.82%) SQL
4 5 (1.76%) C#
5 4 (1.41%) PHP
6 3 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (0.70%) C
7 2 (0.70%) Python
7 2 (0.70%) Scala
8 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.82%) DV Cleared
2 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.76%) Degree
4 5 (1.76%) PMP
5 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) FATCA
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (6.69%) Google
2 17 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.87%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (2.82%) Tableau
5 6 (2.11%) Adobe
6 5 (1.76%) Oracle
7 4 (1.41%) StatPro
8 3 (1.06%) Rally
8 3 (1.06%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) Omniture
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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