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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 222 237 206
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 39 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 36
Median daily rate £425 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
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
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 24 August 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
Hampshire +7 11 £450 +18.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 8 £375 -
West Sussex +9 8 £395 -7.05%
Surrey -6 8 £450 - 3
Berkshire 0 2 £375 -14.28%
Kent +14 1 - -
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 87 (100.00%) Scrum
2 77 (88.51%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) Coaching
4 22 (25.29%) Project Management
5 20 (22.99%) User Stories
6 19 (21.84%) Kanban
6 19 (21.84%) Mentoring
7 14 (16.09%) Finance
8 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
8 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
8 11 (12.64%) SDLC
9 10 (11.49%) Agile Project Management
9 10 (11.49%) Velocity
10 9 (10.34%) JIRA
10 9 (10.34%) Atlassian
10 9 (10.34%) TDD
10 9 (10.34%) Java
11 7 (8.05%) .NET
11 7 (8.05%) User Experience
11 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
13 5 (5.75%) Release Management
13 5 (5.75%) Project Governance
13 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (4.60%) BDD
14 4 (4.60%) JSON
14 4 (4.60%) Web Development
14 4 (4.60%) MVC

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 2 (2.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Trello
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) ATM
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) VersionOne
3 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Velocity
2 7 (8.05%) .NET
3 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.60%) JSON
4 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.30%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.30%) LAMP
5 2 (2.30%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.15%) HTML
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.15%) JMS
6 1 (1.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.15%) LINQ
6 1 (1.15%) RESTful
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.15%) Fintech
4 1 (1.15%) IVR
4 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
1 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Scrum
2 77 (88.51%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) Coaching
4 22 (25.29%) Project Management
5 20 (22.99%) User Stories
6 19 (21.84%) Kanban
6 19 (21.84%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.64%) SDLC
7 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
7 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.49%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (10.34%) TDD
10 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.75%) Project Governance
12 5 (5.75%) Release Management
13 4 (4.60%) BDD
13 4 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (4.60%) MVC
13 4 (4.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Java
2 4 (4.60%) C#
2 4 (4.60%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Rally
3 2 (2.30%) CA
3 2 (2.30%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) Progress
4 1 (1.15%) Avaya
4 1 (1.15%) BT
4 1 (1.15%) Capita
4 1 (1.15%) Genesys
4 1 (1.15%) KANA
4 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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