The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 52 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £400
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 Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 481 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.84% 96.39% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 369 398
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 62
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA