The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
UK
Rank 321 367 421
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 294 253 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.53% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 172 123
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £371 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £110.00 -
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum Master within the UK.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scrum Master
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum Master within the UK.

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Scrum Master
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +40 280 £465 -2.10% 58
London +3 106 £475 -5.00% 24
South East +74 78 £444 -1.44% 7
Surrey - 25 £485 - 1
East of England -9 20 £513 +18.15% 2
North East -1 19 £400 - 1
Berkshire +33 18 £425 - 1
City of London +14 18 £475 -13.63% 6
South West +3 16 £425 +3.03% 3
Tyne and Wear -3 16 £400 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 16 £400 - 1
West Midlands -11 15 £500 -4.76% 1
North West +18 14 £500 +11.11% 10
Essex +6 13 £540 -
Scotland +33 10 £425 +6.25% 1
Hampshire +18 10 £463 -2.63% 3
Buckinghamshire - 9 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £533 -
Yorkshire +14 8 £475 +35.71% 8
Manchester +12 8 £500 -4.76% 9
West Sussex -5 8 £410 -3.52%
Leeds +12 7 £455 +30.00% 6
West Yorkshire +11 7 £455 +30.00% 7
Woking - 7 £471 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £463 -
Edinburgh +25 6 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands -3 6 £525 -4.54% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £525 -
Reading - 6 £413 - 1
Worcester - 6 £525 -

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 668 (100.00%) Scrum
2 625 (93.56%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (31.44%) Kanban
4 192 (28.74%) Coaching
5 161 (24.10%) JIRA
6 157 (23.50%) TDD
7 129 (19.31%) Project Management
8 121 (18.11%) BDD
9 113 (16.92%) Finance
10 110 (16.47%) User Stories
11 81 (12.13%) Waterfall
11 81 (12.13%) Java
12 79 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (11.38%) DevOps
14 75 (11.23%) Velocity
15 73 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 70 (10.48%) Software Delivery
17 68 (10.18%) Mentoring
18 67 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 59 (8.83%) Security Cleared
19 59 (8.83%) Banking
20 52 (7.78%) Agile Project Management
21 50 (7.49%) SDLC
22 49 (7.34%) Confluence
22 49 (7.34%) SC Cleared
23 39 (5.84%) Software Engineering
24 37 (5.54%) JIRA Agile
25 36 (5.39%) Virtual Team
26 34 (5.09%) User Experience
26 34 (5.09%) Microsoft

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 49 (7.34%) Confluence
2 16 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.90%) JBoss
4 5 (0.75%) CMS
4 5 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.45%) Drupal
5 3 (0.45%) Liferay
5 3 (0.45%) Mule
5 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.30%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.65%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.30%) InDesign
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.05%) GitHub
2 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.90%) SaaS
4 5 (0.75%) Office 365
5 4 (0.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.05%) Intranet
2 5 (0.75%) Skype
3 2 (0.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.15%) ATM
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) LDAP
4 1 (0.15%) MQTT
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.95%) Big Data
2 8 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.45%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.45%) GIS
5 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.15%) Biml
7 1 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.15%) OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) Power BI
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 161 (24.10%) JIRA
2 37 (5.54%) JIRA Agile
3 30 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.80%) Hudson
6 7 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.75%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.45%) Selenium
10 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.15%) JUnit
11 1 (0.15%) Maven
11 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 113 (16.92%) Finance
2 59 (8.83%) Banking
3 32 (4.79%) Retail
4 17 (2.54%) Games
5 15 (2.25%) Publishing
6 14 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.80%) Marketing
8 10 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.05%) Law
10 7 (1.05%) Legal
11 6 (0.90%) Electronics
11 6 (0.90%) Front Office
12 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.60%) Advertising
13 4 (0.60%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.23%) Velocity
2 29 (4.34%) .NET
3 11 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 9 (1.35%) J2EE
5 7 (1.05%) HTML
5 7 (1.05%) React
5 7 (1.05%) RESTful
5 7 (1.05%) Spring
6 6 (0.90%) JSON
6 6 (0.90%) Spring MVC
7 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.75%) HTML5
7 5 (0.75%) Middleware
7 5 (0.75%) Web Services
8 3 (0.45%) CSS3
8 3 (0.45%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.45%) Node.js
8 3 (0.45%) REST
8 3 (0.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.39%) Virtual Team
2 34 (5.09%) User Experience
3 22 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.20%) PMI
7 7 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.75%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.75%) Statistics
9 4 (0.60%) Equities
9 4 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.45%) Blog
10 3 (0.45%) Fintech
10 3 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.45%) STB
11 2 (0.30%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.90%) Windows
2 5 (0.75%) Android
2 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.60%) Linux
3 4 (0.60%) Unix
4 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (100.00%) Scrum
2 625 (93.56%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (31.44%) Kanban
4 192 (28.74%) Coaching
5 157 (23.50%) TDD
6 129 (19.31%) Project Management
7 121 (18.11%) BDD
8 110 (16.47%) User Stories
9 81 (12.13%) Waterfall
10 79 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (11.38%) DevOps
12 73 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 70 (10.48%) Software Delivery
14 68 (10.18%) Mentoring
15 67 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (7.78%) Agile Project Management
17 50 (7.49%) SDLC
18 39 (5.84%) Software Engineering
19 33 (4.94%) Service Delivery
20 30 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.13%) Java
2 23 (3.44%) C#
2 23 (3.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.20%) SQL
4 6 (0.90%) C
4 6 (0.90%) PHP
5 5 (0.75%) Python
5 5 (0.75%) Scala
6 4 (0.60%) C++
7 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.15%) Groovy
8 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.10%) Degree
4 9 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.05%) PMP
7 5 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.95%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.75%) Puppet
2 3 (0.45%) Ansible
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.15%) logstash
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 34 (5.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.29%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (1.50%) Atlassian
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle
5 5 (0.75%) SAP
6 4 (0.60%) Recommind
6 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.60%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.45%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.45%) Tableau
7 3 (0.45%) WSO2
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe
8 2 (0.30%) Cadence
8 2 (0.30%) EMC
8 2 (0.30%) HP
8 2 (0.30%) IBM
8 2 (0.30%) KANA
8 2 (0.30%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.15%) Avaya
9 1 (0.15%) Genesys
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