Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 95 98
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £498 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £413 £355 £513
90th Percentile £600 £518 £538
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1459 1341 1530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.93% 96.68% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 765 771
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 83 157
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.82 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -14.71% +9.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Abbots Langley - 2 £525 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £470 -
Watford - 1 - - 2
Scrum Master
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) hybris