Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 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 > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 99 121
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 63 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.29% 1.39% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.46% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 20
Surrey median daily rate £513 £475 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +7.65% +6.33%
10th Percentile £433 £413 £348
90th Percentile £575 £552 £550
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey 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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2617 2192 2598
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.35% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1441 1581
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Reigate - 32 £513 -
Redhill - 8 £525 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 5 £457 -32.30%
Staines +9 3 £525 -
Guildford -3 3 £438 +2.94%
Leatherhead - 1 £463 -
Epsom - 1 £525 -
Tadworth - 1 £503 -
Scrum Master
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Surrey region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Scrum
2 61 (96.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (68.25%) Coaching
4 40 (63.49%) Finance
5 35 (55.56%) JIRA
5 35 (55.56%) Velocity
6 33 (52.38%) Confluence
7 19 (30.16%) Java
8 17 (26.98%) Oracle
8 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
8 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
9 8 (12.70%) Retail
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (9.52%) Test Management
12 5 (7.94%) Project Management
12 5 (7.94%) Data Management
12 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
13 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.76%) Kanban
14 2 (3.17%) Front End Development
14 2 (3.17%) Microservices
15 1 (1.59%) Software Delivery
15 1 (1.59%) SDLC
15 1 (1.59%) API Development
15 1 (1.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 1 (1.59%) Analytical Thinking
15 1 (1.59%) Proactive Management
15 1 (1.59%) Collaborative Working

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 33 (52.38%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (55.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Scrum
2 61 (96.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (68.25%) Coaching
4 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (9.52%) Test Management
6 5 (7.94%) Data Management
6 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.76%) Kanban
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.17%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.17%) Microservices
9 1 (1.59%) Analytical Thinking
9 1 (1.59%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (1.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.59%) Proactive Management
9 1 (1.59%) SDLC
9 1 (1.59%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle