The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 24 April 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 Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.42% 2.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £385 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.28% -  
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 Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 273 268 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.81% 96.75% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 152 186
Median daily rate £320 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.25 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Leicestershire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Leicestershire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Leicester -6 4 £385 -
Scrum Master
East Midlands

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Leicestershire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform