The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 84 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 13 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.62% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.65% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
Average daily rate £425 £483 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +13.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Scrum Master
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1467 1392 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.71% 96.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 761 767
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 85 114
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -8 7 £425 -34.61%
Northamptonshire +7 4 £488 +7.49%
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
5 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) NHS
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) OLAP
1 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) SAML
3 1 (5.88%) Velocity
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle