Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 149 199
Rank change year-on-year -4 +50 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 32 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.99% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -7.08% +13.85%
10th Percentile £386 £325 £358
90th Percentile £552 £525 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £99.75
% change year-on-year -30.00% -49.87% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4240 5174 5880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.12% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3323 3917
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Yorkshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Yorkshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Yorkshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire +6 29 £450 +4.77% 7
South Yorkshire +8 1 £425 -10.53% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Scrum Master
England

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

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 Yorkshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) JIRA
4 8 (25.00%) Banking
5 7 (21.88%) Kanban
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Retail Banking
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Confluence
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) Velocity
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) User Experience
8 3 (9.38%) Games
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
9 2 (6.25%) Slack
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Slack
1 2 (6.25%) Trello
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Games
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Coaching
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (21.88%) Kanban
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) ATDD
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft