Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 28 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 200 251
Rank change year-on-year -13 +51 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 31 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.59% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 36
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -8.45% +12.11%
10th Percentile £406 £376 £406
90th Percentile £575 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £503
% change year-on-year - -5.47% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6237 6480 10851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.67% 95.35% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4786 5220 8332
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 75 165
City of London median hourly rate £17.39 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% - +0.80%
10th Percentile £12.54 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.98 £33.90 £38.82
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -9.21% +1.60% +6.86%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the City of London

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in the City of London

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in the City of London

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 City of London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Banking
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Kanban
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) JIRA
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Velocity
6 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) RAD
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Confluence
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) User Experience
9 2 (6.45%) Reinsurance
9 2 (6.45%) GitHub
9 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Line Management
9 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Basecamp
2 1 (3.23%) CloudBees
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Velocity
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.45%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Kanban
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Coaching
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) RAD
6 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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