The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
England / South East
Rank 185 236 224
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 58 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 13
Median daily rate £425 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £595
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7129 8103 9105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.59% 94.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 4928 4868
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 383 426
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +31 14 £444 - 1
Surrey - 14 £450 - 4
Hampshire +14 11 £467 +3.77% 2
West Sussex -9 9 £410 -4.09%
East Sussex +4 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £394 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 134 (100.00%) Scrum
2 129 (96.27%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.34%) Kanban
4 29 (21.64%) Coaching
4 29 (21.64%) Finance
5 28 (20.90%) Project Management
6 26 (19.40%) JIRA
7 24 (17.91%) Software Delivery
8 23 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (16.42%) TDD
9 22 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (12.69%) User Stories
12 16 (11.94%) Waterfall
13 14 (10.45%) SDLC
13 14 (10.45%) DevOps
13 14 (10.45%) Velocity
14 13 (9.70%) BDD
15 11 (8.21%) CA Agile Central
16 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (6.72%) Confluence
16 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
17 8 (5.97%) Change Management
17 8 (5.97%) MS Office
17 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
17 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
17 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
18 7 (5.22%) Technical Analysis
18 7 (5.22%) Change Control

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (6.72%) Confluence
2 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.97%) MS Office
1 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) ATM
1 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) Big Data
2 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) JIRA
2 4 (2.99%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 29 (21.64%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Publishing
4 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) Velocity
2 3 (2.24%) .NET
2 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.49%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
4 1 (0.75%) React
4 1 (0.75%) Spring
4 1 (0.75%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.99%) User Experience
1 4 (2.99%) Virtual Team
2 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (0.75%) Life Science
3 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Android
1 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (100.00%) Scrum
2 129 (96.27%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.34%) Kanban
4 29 (21.64%) Coaching
5 28 (20.90%) Project Management
6 24 (17.91%) Software Delivery
7 23 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (16.42%) TDD
9 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (12.69%) User Stories
11 16 (11.94%) Waterfall
12 14 (10.45%) DevOps
12 14 (10.45%) SDLC
13 13 (9.70%) BDD
14 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.97%) Change Management
15 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
16 7 (5.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.22%) Java
2 3 (2.24%) C#
3 2 (1.49%) C
3 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.75%) BT
4 1 (0.75%) Cognos