The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ScrumMaster in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 134 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 5 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.089% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.096% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3046 2082 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 93.03% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 1326 1723
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 164 246
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited ScrumMaster in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with ScrumMaster in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) OrientDB
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited ScrumMaster in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with ScrumMaster in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
1 1 (14.29%) OrientDB
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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