The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 26 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 72 90
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.21% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.22% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £457 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.61% +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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 997 904 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.61% 96.27% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 472 600
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 39
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Buckinghamshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Buckinghamshire

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java