Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Scrum Master was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 537 531
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Scrum Master 89 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 71
London median daily rate £513 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £419 £414 £375
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.60%
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 43,701 42,727 42,562
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.93% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,570 30,790 30,392
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 515 545
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.44 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.02% +7.38% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -29 10 £530 +9.56% 1
West London -9 7 £514 +83.48%
South London -20 6 £463 -1.33%
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 18 October 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 89 (100.00%) Scrum
1 89 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) Kanban
3 30 (33.71%) Coaching
4 25 (28.09%) JIRA
5 21 (23.60%) Project Management
6 18 (20.22%) Finance
7 16 (17.98%) TDD
7 16 (17.98%) Banking
8 15 (16.85%) Confluence
8 15 (16.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (15.73%) User Stories
10 13 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (14.61%) Waterfall
10 13 (14.61%) Java
10 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (12.36%) Velocity
11 11 (12.36%) ATDD
11 11 (12.36%) SDLC
12 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.24%) DevOps
12 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 10 (11.24%) Decision-Making
13 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
13 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
13 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (8.99%) Time Management
14 8 (8.99%) Release Management
14 8 (8.99%) BDD

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 15 (16.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) Apigee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.25%) PowerCenter
1 2 (2.25%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) JIRA
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Games
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) Velocity
2 8 (8.99%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) FpML
3 1 (1.12%) Kafka
3 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) FMCG
1 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Bitcoin
3 1 (1.12%) Blog
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) PKI
3 1 (1.12%) PMI
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 89 (100.00%) Scrum
2 32 (35.96%) Kanban
3 30 (33.71%) Coaching
4 21 (23.60%) Project Management
5 16 (17.98%) TDD
6 15 (16.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.73%) User Stories
8 13 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (14.61%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.36%) ATDD
9 11 (12.36%) SDLC
10 10 (11.24%) Decision-Making
10 10 (11.24%) DevOps
10 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
10 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) Java
2 2 (2.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.37%) PMP
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) hybris
2 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.25%) Informatica
4 1 (1.12%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.12%) CA
4 1 (1.12%) Pega
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore