The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 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 / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 99 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.09% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
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 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 1126 1267 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.15% 96.20% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 827 741
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Leatherhead - 5 £450 -
Guildford +6 3 £354 -
Staines - 2 - -
Scrum Master
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Scrum
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Coaching
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 9 (26.47%) Kanban
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Publishing
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.82%) JIRA
8 3 (8.82%) Confluence
8 3 (8.82%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
9 2 (5.88%) User Experience
9 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) TDD

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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (35.29%) Coaching
3 9 (26.47%) Kanban
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft