Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Scrum Master was £514 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Agile Scrum Master
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 526 525
Rank change year-on-year -28 -1 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Scrum Master 86 68 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 66
London median daily rate £514 £488 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +1.56% -3.03%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £375
90th Percentile £646 £575 £631
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,057 40,145 43,338
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.09% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,919 28,557 31,191
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 520 500
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.12 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +11.04% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.53
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

Agile Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Scrum Master in London

Agile Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Scrum Master in London

Agile Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Scrum Master in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Scrum Master in London

Agile Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Scrum Master within the London region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Central London -35 18 £563 +34.33% 6
South London -40 8 £463 -2.63%
West London - 5 £450 - 2
East London - 1 £525 -
Agile Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Agile 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 London region featuring Agile Scrum Master in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Scrum
1 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.56%) Kanban
3 23 (26.74%) Finance
4 18 (20.93%) JIRA
5 17 (19.77%) Coaching
6 16 (18.60%) Banking
7 13 (15.12%) Confluence
7 13 (15.12%) DevOps
8 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (13.95%) Java
8 12 (13.95%) Project Management
9 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.79%) TDD
9 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.63%) SDLC
10 10 (11.63%) User Stories
10 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
11 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 8 (9.30%) Data Science
13 7 (8.14%) Decision-Making
13 7 (8.14%) Retail
13 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
13 7 (8.14%) BDD
13 7 (8.14%) Velocity
14 6 (6.98%) Waterfall

Agile Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (15.12%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.16%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Big Data
1 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.33%) PowerCenter
1 2 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) JIRA
2 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
3 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Velocity
2 5 (5.81%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) Ajax
3 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) User Experience
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) Bitcoin
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.16%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) CentOS
1 1 (1.16%) Linux
1 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (32.56%) Kanban
3 17 (19.77%) Coaching
4 13 (15.12%) DevOps
5 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (13.95%) Project Management
6 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.79%) TDD
7 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.63%) SDLC
7 10 (11.63%) User Stories
8 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.30%) Data Science
9 8 (9.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 7 (8.14%) BDD
10 7 (8.14%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) APMG
5 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PMP
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (4.65%) hybris
2 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.33%) Informatica
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Apigee
4 1 (1.16%) CA
4 1 (1.16%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) Mercator
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat