The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £454 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 109 114
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 10 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
West Midlands median daily rate £454 £488 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.92% +51.16%  
10th Percentile £399 £323 £270
90th Percentile £488 £550 £377
England median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £24.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1948 2837 2261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.56% 94.63% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3889 5955 5423
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £226 £219 £205
90th Percentile £558 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 308 505
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £10.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £38.98 £31.25
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the West Midlands

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in the West Midlands

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham +17 5 £475 -13.63%
Coventry +12 2 £425 -2.85% 1
Shropshire 0 1 £458 -8.50%
Worcestershire - 1 £385 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
5 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Advertising
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) COM

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
1 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Infotainment
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) B2B
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) hybris
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Lawrence Harvey
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