The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 27 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.82% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £457 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.55% +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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 343 368 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.49% 95.58% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 260 220
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Northamptonshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Northamptonshire

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Games

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft