The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% - 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £495
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 194 210 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 96.77% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 135 251
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Southampton

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Southampton

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Velocity
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation