The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £411 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.30% 0.83% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.86% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £411 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.85% -15.62%  
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 West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 582 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.32% 96.68% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 349 312
Median daily rate £410 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in West Sussex

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in West Sussex

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in West Sussex

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Worthing +15 4 £430 -
Gatwick - 4 £410 -
Scrum Master
South East

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Coaching
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Kanban
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
8 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (6.67%) Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Electronics
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Coaching
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Kanban
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP