The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum Master in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Scrum Master
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
392 217 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.56% 95.18% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 134 122
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.44 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum Master in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Scrum Master
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Scrum Master in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Scrum Master in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Scrum Master in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Scrum Master in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java