The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum Master in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 35 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 0.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £495 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
272 408 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.77% 95.77% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 292 259
Average daily rate £350 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Scrum Master
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared