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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 36 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.15% 1.51% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.58% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £538 £600 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +18.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £560 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
324 190 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 93.37% 95.48% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 125 153
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 £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 24
Median hourly rate £12.25 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.11% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Banking
4 7 (53.85%) Coaching
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
7 3 (23.08%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.69%) Law
9 1 (7.69%) HTML
9 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.69%) Data Management
9 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (7.69%) Information Security
9 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking

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 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Coaching
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Data Management
8 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CA Agile Central