The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 92 87
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 20 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.62% 0.23% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.25% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Median daily rate £463 £575 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.56% +51.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £593 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1223 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.56% 95.18% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 800 703
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 50
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +55.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £47.50
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Surrey

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Surrey

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Surrey over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Surrey

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 4 £475 -
Guildford -1 3 £448 -12.46%
Leatherhead - 3 £463 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £458 -
Redhill - 2 £506 -
Scrum Master
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Coaching
3 10 (31.25%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) Kanban
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) Data Management
6 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) JIRA
10 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.25%) DSDM
10 2 (6.25%) Velocity
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.25%) Confluence
10 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) User Experience
11 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Velocity
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 11 (34.38%) Coaching
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) Kanban
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (18.75%) Data Management
5 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) DSDM
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.13%) ATDD
10 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle