Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.29% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Lancashire median daily rate - £500 -
North West median daily rate £400 £340 £488
% change year-on-year +17.65% -30.26% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 664 441 562
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.45% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 277 389
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +10.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £185
90th Percentile £660 £566 £558
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 46 56
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.21 £42.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.27% +6.92% +7.43%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.84 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £53.00 £63.03
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.28% +8.33% -10.00%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Lancashire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Lancashire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Blackpool - 2 - -
Scrum Master
North West

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Lancashire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO