The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 133 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 10 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £423 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £390 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2652 3057 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.77% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2073 2029
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 152 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +5 2 £430 +14.66% 1
Wiltshire +1 2 - -
Gloucestershire -6 2 £395 +6.75% 2
Somerset - 2 £423 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 South West region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Software Delivery
4 10 (40.00%) Coaching
4 10 (40.00%) Velocity
5 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) User Experience
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (24.00%) Web Development
7 5 (20.00%) JIRA
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Product Management
7 5 (20.00%) Line Management
7 5 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) Statistics
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Time Management
9 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) SAP
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Electronics
9 2 (8.00%) Telecoms

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Velocity
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Software Delivery
4 10 (40.00%) Coaching
5 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (24.00%) Web Development
7 5 (20.00%) Line Management
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) Product Management
8 4 (16.00%) Time Management
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) CLAS
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
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