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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
England / South East
Rank 165 237 227
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 76 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 4
Median daily rate £444 £450 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Surrey - 25 £485 - 1
Berkshire +28 17 £419 - 2
Hampshire +20 9 £456 -3.94% 3
Buckinghamshire - 9 £500 -
West Sussex +2 8 £410 -3.52%
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £388 - 1
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Scrum
2 125 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.92%) Kanban
4 31 (23.85%) Coaching
5 28 (21.54%) Finance
6 26 (20.00%) Project Management
7 24 (18.46%) JIRA
8 22 (16.92%) Software Delivery
9 20 (15.38%) TDD
9 20 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (13.08%) Waterfall
10 17 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.77%) User Stories
13 13 (10.00%) Velocity
14 12 (9.23%) DevOps
14 12 (9.23%) BDD
15 11 (8.46%) Confluence
15 11 (8.46%) SDLC
16 10 (7.69%) Java
17 9 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
17 9 (6.92%) CA Agile Central
18 8 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
18 8 (6.15%) MS Office
18 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
18 8 (6.15%) MS Visio
19 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
19 7 (5.38%) Change Management
19 7 (5.38%) Extreme Programming

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 11 (8.46%) Confluence
2 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.15%) MS Office
1 8 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Firewall
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
1 1 (0.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) Big Data
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (18.46%) JIRA
2 4 (3.08%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Banking
2 6 (4.62%) Publishing
2 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) Velocity
2 4 (3.08%) .NET
2 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (3.08%) JSON
3 3 (2.31%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.54%) React
4 2 (1.54%) Spring
5 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.77%) J2EE
5 1 (0.77%) JMS
5 1 (0.77%) jQuery
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
5 1 (0.77%) Node.js
5 1 (0.77%) REST
5 1 (0.77%) SOAP
5 1 (0.77%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.77%) Struts
5 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) User Experience
2 4 (3.08%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.77%) IVR
4 1 (0.77%) Life Science
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.77%) Android
1 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.77%) Linux
1 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Scrum
2 125 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.92%) Kanban
4 31 (23.85%) Coaching
5 26 (20.00%) Project Management
6 22 (16.92%) Software Delivery
7 20 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (15.38%) TDD
8 17 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (13.08%) Waterfall
9 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.77%) User Stories
11 12 (9.23%) BDD
11 12 (9.23%) DevOps
12 11 (8.46%) SDLC
13 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.38%) Data Protection
14 7 (5.38%) Extreme Programming
14 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.69%) Java
2 4 (3.08%) C#
2 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.54%) C
3 2 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (6.92%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) Avaya
5 1 (0.77%) BT
5 1 (0.77%) Cognos
5 1 (0.77%) Genesys
5 1 (0.77%) KANA
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