Period
to 20 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 August 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 88 106
Rank change year-on-year -20 +18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.61% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £494 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £469 £363 £363
90th Percentile £523 £396 £388
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1572 1321 1697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 95.68% 95.10% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 742 916
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +6.73% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £231
90th Percentile £538 £528 £497
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 46 52
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.93 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.04% -11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.23 £17.56 £23.43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.33 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +23.75% -3.45% +3.57%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Milton Keynes

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Milton Keynes

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Probabilistic Estimation
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Probabilistic Estimation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java