Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 17 November 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.06% 1.51% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.58% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Northampton median daily rate £390 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £321 £540 £458
90th Percentile £471 £663 £600
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -21.74% +4.55% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 447 568 509
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 95.30% 97.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 430 353
Northampton median daily rate £380 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.71% -2.06% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £281 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 27
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.55% -24.14%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.00 £19.40 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -14.29%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Northampton

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Northampton

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Northampton over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Northampton

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Northampton region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Planning Poker
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Planning Poker
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central