The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 302 331
Rank change year-on-year +9 +29  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 115 138 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.65% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 52
Median daily rate £475 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £645
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London +9 22 £463 +2.77% 5
Croydon - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £475 -
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 219 (100.00%) Scrum
2 201 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (33.33%) Kanban
4 53 (24.20%) Finance
5 50 (22.83%) JIRA
5 50 (22.83%) Coaching
6 41 (18.72%) DevOps
6 41 (18.72%) TDD
7 40 (18.26%) Project Management
8 38 (17.35%) Java
8 38 (17.35%) Banking
9 36 (16.44%) User Stories
10 33 (15.07%) Velocity
11 27 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (11.87%) BDD
13 23 (10.50%) SDLC
14 20 (9.13%) Waterfall
14 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (7.76%) Mentoring
17 16 (7.31%) .NET
18 15 (6.85%) Microsoft
18 15 (6.85%) Publishing
18 15 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (5.94%) Automated Testing
19 13 (5.94%) C#
20 12 (5.48%) Contingency Planning
21 11 (5.02%) Retail
21 11 (5.02%) Agile Project Management
21 11 (5.02%) User Experience

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 9 (4.11%) Confluence
2 6 (2.74%) CMS
3 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) MS Project
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) GitHub
2 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.74%) SaaS
4 5 (2.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.46%) Slack
5 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) Skype
2 4 (1.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.83%) Big Data
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (22.83%) JIRA
2 15 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.28%) Zephyr
6 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) Urban Turtle
8 1 (0.46%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 53 (24.20%) Finance
2 38 (17.35%) Banking
3 15 (6.85%) Publishing
4 11 (5.02%) Retail
5 10 (4.57%) Games
6 9 (4.11%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.65%) Legal
8 7 (3.20%) Law
9 5 (2.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.28%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.83%) Front Office
11 3 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.91%) Back Office
13 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.07%) Velocity
2 16 (7.31%) .NET
3 6 (2.74%) J2EE
4 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.37%) React
5 3 (1.37%) WPF
6 2 (0.91%) LINQ
6 2 (0.91%) Middleware
6 2 (0.91%) RESTful
6 2 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.91%) WCF
6 2 (0.91%) Web Services
7 1 (0.46%) COM
7 1 (0.46%) JSP
7 1 (0.46%) Kafka
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) REST
7 1 (0.46%) Spring
7 1 (0.46%) Struts
7 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.02%) User Experience
2 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.83%) PMI
3 4 (1.83%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.37%) Blog
4 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.37%) STB
5 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.74%) Windows
2 5 (2.28%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.37%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (100.00%) Scrum
2 201 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (33.33%) Kanban
4 50 (22.83%) Coaching
5 41 (18.72%) DevOps
5 41 (18.72%) TDD
6 40 (18.26%) Project Management
7 36 (16.44%) User Stories
8 27 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (11.87%) BDD
10 23 (10.50%) SDLC
11 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (9.13%) Waterfall
12 18 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (7.76%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.94%) Automated Testing
15 12 (5.48%) Contingency Planning
16 11 (5.02%) Agile Project Management
17 10 (4.57%) ATDD
17 10 (4.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.35%) Java
2 13 (5.94%) C#
3 10 (4.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.83%) SQL
5 3 (1.37%) Ruby
6 2 (0.91%) C
6 2 (0.91%) C++
6 2 (0.91%) Scala
7 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.46%) Groovy
7 1 (0.46%) PHP
7 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.65%) Degree
2 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.74%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.74%) PMP
4 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) MiFID
2 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.91%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.83%) Atlassian
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle
2 4 (1.83%) Recommind
2 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.37%) GUPTA
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe
4 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.46%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.46%) hybris
4 1 (0.46%) KANA
4 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.46%) Pega
4 1 (0.46%) Splunk
4 1 (0.46%) Tealium
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £430.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 20 days ago