The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 46
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.46% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.49% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
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 South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 302 411 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.50% 94.92% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 297 237
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in South Yorkshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in South Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) RIA
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Games
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Online Games
5 2 (33.33%) Online Betting
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Online Betting
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) RIA
2 2 (33.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java