Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +82
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 28 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.29% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 - -
South East median daily rate £509 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1173 1230 1283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.46% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 862 907
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +3.60% +8.55%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Oxfordshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Oxfordshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Oxfordshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 25 £538 - 3
Kidlington - 2 £525 -
Scrum Master
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Scrum
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) JIRA
4 15 (53.57%) Kanban
5 10 (35.71%) Coaching
5 10 (35.71%) Confluence
6 9 (32.14%) Software Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (25.00%) SDLC
8 7 (25.00%) Velocity
9 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
11 3 (10.71%) Feature Driven Development
11 3 (10.71%) BDD
11 3 (10.71%) Java
11 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
11 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (7.14%) Publishing
12 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (7.14%) ATDD
12 2 (7.14%) User Experience
12 2 (7.14%) User Stories
12 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
12 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
13 1 (3.57%) Acceptance Criteria

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (35.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Scrum
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Kanban
4 10 (35.71%) Coaching
5 9 (32.14%) Software Delivery
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.71%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.14%) ATDD
11 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.14%) User Stories
12 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian