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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 230 231 215
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 39 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 19
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
8507 8823 8526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.76% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 5046 4617
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 418 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +2 14 £400 +14.28% 1
West Sussex -8 9 £600 +20.00%
Hampshire +12 7 £463 -7.03% 2
East Sussex +8 3 £600 +50.00%
Surrey -10 3 £575 +39.39%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £400 -20.00%
Kent +6 1 - - 1
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 66 (100.00%) Scrum
2 56 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Coaching
4 19 (28.79%) User Stories
5 18 (27.27%) Project Management
6 16 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 13 (19.70%) Kanban
8 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
9 9 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (12.12%) Velocity
11 7 (10.61%) TDD
11 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.61%) Finance
12 6 (9.09%) .NET
12 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 6 (9.09%) SDLC
13 5 (7.58%) Project Governance
13 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
14 4 (6.06%) JIRA
14 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (6.06%) BDD
14 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 3 (4.55%) Software Delivery
15 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
15 3 (4.55%) Release Management
15 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (4.55%) SQL 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 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Trello
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
1 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Games
2 2 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Velocity
2 6 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.03%) LAMP
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) Django
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) LINQ
5 1 (1.52%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Scrum
2 56 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Coaching
4 19 (28.79%) User Stories
5 18 (27.27%) Project Management
6 16 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 13 (19.70%) Kanban
8 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
9 9 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (10.61%) TDD
11 6 (9.09%) SDLC
12 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.58%) Project Governance
13 4 (6.06%) BDD
13 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (4.55%) MVC
14 3 (4.55%) Software Delivery
14 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) C#
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.03%) CA
2 2 (3.03%) HP
2 2 (3.03%) Rally
2 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.52%) Capita
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore