Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 20 October 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - +74 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.33% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Cardiff median daily rate £494 - £413
10th Percentile £413 - £379
90th Percentile £525 - £436
South Wales median daily rate £494 £513 £413
% change year-on-year -3.66% +24.24% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 578 570 824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.60% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 411 670
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £173 £183 £208
90th Percentile £513 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £375 £390 £355
% change year-on-year -3.85% +9.86% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 24
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -8.77%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.35 £19.75 £19.40
South Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +17.74% +19.23% -3.70%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Cardiff

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Cardiff

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Cardiff region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
6 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Android
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland