The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
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 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 712 723 857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 94.56% 95.51% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 406 413
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) PaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Confluence
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) .NET

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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft