Period
to 21 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £521 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 303 374
Rank change year-on-year -17 +71 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 232 376 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 274 224
London median daily rate £521 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £400
90th Percentile £650 £634 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +57.14% -30.00%

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 33,387 44,036 44,706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 94.81% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,973 31,789 32,364
London median daily rate £500 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 609 554
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.91%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.79 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.47 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.22% - -

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in London

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in London

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in London

Scrum Master
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum Master in London

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 Scrum Master within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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 +49 57 £500 -4.76% 8
South London +35 9 £475 - 4
East London +19 9 £575 -
West London +10 5 £550 +6.28% 1
North London +8 5 £525 +28.05%
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 Scrum Master in the job title.

1 232 (100.00%) Scrum
2 211 (90.95%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.43%) Coaching
4 56 (24.14%) JIRA
5 54 (23.28%) Kanban
6 50 (21.55%) DevOps
7 45 (19.40%) Sprint Planning
8 44 (18.97%) Finance
9 37 (15.95%) Azure
10 36 (15.52%) Sprint Retrospective
11 33 (14.22%) Confluence
12 28 (12.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 27 (11.64%) Agile Coaching
14 26 (11.21%) Mentoring
15 24 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (9.05%) Velocity
17 20 (8.62%) Project Management
17 20 (8.62%) Burndown Charts
18 19 (8.19%) Security Cleared
18 19 (8.19%) TDD
19 18 (7.76%) Test Automation
19 18 (7.76%) Microsoft
20 17 (7.33%) Java
20 17 (7.33%) Sprint Review
20 17 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
21 16 (6.90%) Analytics
21 16 (6.90%) SC Cleared
22 15 (6.47%) User Stories
22 15 (6.47%) Mobile App

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 33 (14.22%) Confluence
2 6 (2.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) JBoss
3 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.95%) Azure
2 6 (2.59%) AWS
3 4 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.72%) Slack
4 3 (1.29%) GCP
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.88%) Big Data
2 7 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.72%) OLAP
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.86%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.43%) HBase
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (24.14%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Bitbucket
2 5 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.29%) Urban Turtle
4 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) JUnit
4 1 (0.43%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.43%) VersionOne
General
1 44 (18.97%) Finance
2 12 (5.17%) Banking
3 10 (4.31%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.31%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.29%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.29%) Back Office
5 3 (1.29%) Games
5 3 (1.29%) Law
5 3 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Military
6 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.05%) Velocity
2 8 (3.45%) .NET
3 7 (3.02%) Kafka
4 5 (2.16%) Apache Camel
5 3 (1.29%) ADO
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.29%) Web Services
6 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.43%) jBPM
7 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.43%) Spring
7 1 (0.43%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.43%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.47%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.72%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (1.72%) User Experience
4 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.29%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.29%) FMCG
4 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.29%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) CentOS
3 1 (0.43%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (100.00%) Scrum
2 211 (90.95%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.43%) Coaching
4 54 (23.28%) Kanban
5 50 (21.55%) DevOps
6 45 (19.40%) Sprint Planning
7 36 (15.52%) Sprint Retrospective
8 28 (12.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 27 (11.64%) Agile Coaching
10 26 (11.21%) Mentoring
11 24 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (8.62%) Burndown Charts
13 20 (8.62%) Project Management
14 19 (8.19%) TDD
15 18 (7.76%) Test Automation
16 17 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (7.33%) Sprint Review
17 16 (6.90%) Analytics
18 15 (6.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.33%) Java
2 7 (3.02%) C#
3 6 (2.59%) Java 8
4 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.86%) C
5 2 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.16%) Degree
4 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) GDPR
2 2 (0.86%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (2.59%) Docker
2 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.29%) Anaplan
5 2 (0.86%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe
5 2 (0.86%) Google
5 2 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Tableau
6 1 (0.43%) Talend
6 1 (0.43%) Teradata