The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £457 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.55% +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 Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 816 826 884
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.77% 97.29% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 589 654
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Bristol

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bristol region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) ATDD
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
6 2 (22.22%) Node.js
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Fedora

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Fedora
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) ATDD
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB