The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 101 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1757 1761 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.77% 95.14% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 1040 748
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 59
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
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 Manchester

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 Manchester region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Coaching
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Velocity
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) VersionOne
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) Product Management
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Progress
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) VersionOne
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Velocity
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Progress