The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum Master
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 111 114
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.63% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £431 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £457 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1678 2208 2235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.79% 92.73% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 1180 1119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 95 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.06 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Berkshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Berkshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Berkshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading - 5 £593 - 1
Newbury +3 1 - -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Scrum Master
South East

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) Games
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (15.00%) ATDD
10 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Velocity
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) JIRA
10 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 1 (5.00%) Workflow
11 1 (5.00%) Content Management
11 1 (5.00%) Information Management
11 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.00%) Project Planning

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) ATDD
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
11 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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