Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 0.98% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.05% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £405 £380 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -17.84% -15.91%
10th Percentile £395 £315 £431
90th Percentile £595 £488 £515
East of England median daily rate £519 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,121 1,335 1,076
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 93.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 662 523
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £171
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 100
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +37.93% +32.62%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -3.19% -25.77% +15.48%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Scrum Master in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Cambridgeshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Cambridgeshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Cambridgeshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 5 £405 -14.74%
Scrum Master
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Scrum Master contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Velocity
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Data Development
5 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (16.67%) Big Data
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Development
4 2 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (16.67%) Prototyping