The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 119 135
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
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 the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2456 2802 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.23% 96.42% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1815 1867
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 182 147
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the South West

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in the South West

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master 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 29 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
Bristol +1 6 £308 -25.45% 5
Wiltshire +7 5 £450 -
Gloucestershire 0 1 £425 +6.25%
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Games
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Electronics
7 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.11%) SAP
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) ISEB
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (11.11%) Games
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
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