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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 245 233 223
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 38 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 20
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
England

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
9190 9396 8795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.38% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5558 5156 4840
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
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 388 453 481
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 11 £400 -2.43%
West Sussex -20 11 £600 +20.00%
Kent - 4 £438 - 1
Hampshire 0 3 £438 -7.40%
Surrey - 3 £486 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
East Sussex -5 2 £600 +41.17%
Oxfordshire +6 1 - -
Scrum Master
England

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

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

1 56 (100.00%) Scrum
2 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Coaching
4 15 (26.79%) Project Management
5 14 (25.00%) User Stories
6 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.07%) Kanban
8 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) CMS
10 6 (10.71%) Velocity
10 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.93%) Finance
11 5 (8.93%) .NET
11 5 (8.93%) User Experience
12 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
12 4 (7.14%) SDLC
12 4 (7.14%) BDD
12 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
13 3 (5.36%) ATM
13 3 (5.36%) Project Governance
13 3 (5.36%) JIRA
13 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
13 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
14 2 (3.57%) Release Management
14 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
1 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) ATM
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Velocity
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) Django
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Scrum
2 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Coaching
4 15 (26.79%) Project Management
5 14 (25.00%) User Stories
6 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.07%) Kanban
8 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.71%) TDD
11 4 (7.14%) BDD
11 4 (7.14%) SDLC
11 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.36%) Project Governance
13 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (3.57%) Business Transformation
13 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C#
1 2 (3.57%) Java
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby
2 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.79%) Capita
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow