The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northampton region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 34 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.40% 1.02% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.06% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £538 £488 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £438 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 188 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 96.15% 95.92% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 146 169
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 19
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Northampton region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central