The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 284 304
Rank change year-on-year -40 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 101 137 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.64% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 110 102
Median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £457 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.61% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
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 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Croydon +9 10 £550 -
City of London -13 9 £459 -16.63% 12
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Scrum
2 192 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.49%) Kanban
4 55 (25.94%) Finance
5 42 (19.81%) DevOps
6 40 (18.87%) Project Management
7 38 (17.92%) Banking
8 37 (17.45%) Coaching
9 36 (16.98%) JIRA
10 35 (16.51%) User Stories
11 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (15.09%) TDD
13 29 (13.68%) Test Automation
13 29 (13.68%) Mentoring
14 27 (12.74%) Velocity
15 25 (11.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (10.38%) Java
18 18 (8.49%) SDLC
19 17 (8.02%) Publishing
20 16 (7.55%) Security Cleared
21 13 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (6.13%) BDD
21 13 (6.13%) Degree
22 12 (5.66%) SC Cleared
22 12 (5.66%) Games
22 12 (5.66%) Waterfall
22 12 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
23 11 (5.19%) User Experience
23 11 (5.19%) Agile Project Management

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 7 (3.30%) CMS
1 7 (3.30%) Confluence
2 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.83%) GitHub
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.47%) Slack
5 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.89%) Big Data
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.94%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.47%) OLAP
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (16.98%) JIRA
2 13 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.89%) VersionOne
5 4 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.47%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Urban Turtle
General
1 55 (25.94%) Finance
2 38 (17.92%) Banking
3 17 (8.02%) Publishing
4 12 (5.66%) Games
5 11 (5.19%) Retail
6 6 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.83%) Law
7 5 (2.36%) Legal
8 4 (1.89%) Back Office
9 3 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.94%) Front Office
10 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.94%) Marketing
10 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.74%) Velocity
2 9 (4.25%) .NET
3 5 (2.36%) J2EE
4 3 (1.42%) WPF
5 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.94%) Spring
5 2 (0.94%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.94%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.47%) Kafka
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.19%) User Experience
2 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.36%) Fintech
3 5 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.89%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) Blog
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.83%) Android
2 5 (2.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.42%) Linux
4 2 (0.94%) CentOS
4 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.94%) SUSE
4 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.94%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (100.00%) Scrum
2 192 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.49%) Kanban
4 42 (19.81%) DevOps
5 40 (18.87%) Project Management
6 37 (17.45%) Coaching
7 35 (16.51%) User Stories
8 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (15.09%) TDD
10 29 (13.68%) Mentoring
10 29 (13.68%) Test Automation
11 25 (11.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (8.49%) SDLC
14 13 (6.13%) BDD
15 12 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (5.66%) Waterfall
16 11 (5.19%) Agile Project Management
16 11 (5.19%) Analytics
17 9 (4.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.38%) Java
2 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.42%) Ruby
4 2 (0.94%) C
4 2 (0.94%) SQL
5 1 (0.47%) C#
5 1 (0.47%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.13%) Degree
3 12 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) MiFID
2 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.36%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (1.42%) GUPTA
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle
4 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.94%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe
5 1 (0.47%) KANA
5 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.47%) Pega
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.47%) SAP
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £650 to £700 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago