The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 567 668 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.59% 95.70% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 331 349
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Hertfordshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Hertfordshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Watford - 1 £425 -
Scrum Master
East of England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Velocity
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Retail

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft