The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 117 118
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 14 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.75% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £465 £436 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% +7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £428 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £586 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1739 2107 2026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.24% 95.51% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1407 1146
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 89 131
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Hampshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Hampshire

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Hampshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Southampton +6 5 £471 +10.82% 1
Farnborough - 4 £463 -
Fareham -7 1 £575 +31.80%
Basingstoke - 1 £438 -
Scrum Master
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hampshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) Velocity
3 8 (34.78%) Coaching
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 6 (26.09%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) User Stories
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Change Control
9 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
9 2 (8.70%) HP
9 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (8.70%) MS Project
9 2 (8.70%) Change Management
9 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) Coaching
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Control
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) BT