Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Scrum Master was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Agile Scrum Master
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 529 505
Rank change year-on-year -15 -24 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Scrum Master 87 87 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 72
London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.89%
10th Percentile £425 £390 £410
90th Percentile £650 £645 £650
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
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 45083 42327 44112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.89% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32730 30061 31121
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 569 675
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% - +8.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Central London -38 9 £468 -1.01%
South London -29 4 £519 -
West London -8 2 £280 -56.08%
Agile Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Agile 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 London region featuring Agile Scrum Master in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Scrum
1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) Kanban
3 37 (42.53%) Finance
4 35 (40.23%) Coaching
5 24 (27.59%) Project Management
6 23 (26.44%) JIRA
7 19 (21.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (18.39%) Banking
9 14 (16.09%) User Stories
9 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
9 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (16.09%) Software Delivery
10 13 (14.94%) TDD
11 12 (13.79%) Java
11 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 12 (13.79%) DevOps
12 11 (12.64%) Change Management
13 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
14 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.34%) BDD
14 9 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 8 (9.20%) SDLC
15 8 (9.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 8 (9.20%) Confluence
16 7 (8.05%) Resource Management
16 7 (8.05%) Scorecard
17 6 (6.90%) Microservices
17 6 (6.90%) Test Automation

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 8 (9.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.30%) Blockchain
1 2 (2.30%) OLAP
1 2 (2.30%) QlikView
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (3.45%) VersionOne
2 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (42.53%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Velocity
2 3 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.30%) Kafka
3 2 (2.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) Express
4 1 (1.15%) HTML5
4 1 (1.15%) React
4 1 (1.15%) SAML
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.60%) Fintech
2 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) PMI
3 2 (2.30%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 87 (100.00%) Scrum
2 40 (45.98%) Kanban
3 35 (40.23%) Coaching
4 24 (27.59%) Project Management
5 19 (21.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.09%) Software Delivery
6 14 (16.09%) User Stories
6 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
7 13 (14.94%) TDD
8 12 (13.79%) DevOps
8 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 11 (12.64%) Change Management
10 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
10 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.34%) BDD
11 9 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (9.20%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 8 (9.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) Java
2 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) IIBA
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.15%) Cadence
3 1 (1.15%) Fixnetix
3 1 (1.15%) Sitecore