The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ScrumMaster in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 121 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 15 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.17% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.18% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £331 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £240 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £388 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ScrumMaster across the East of England region.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ScrumMaster
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster across the East of England region.

ScrumMaster Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £500 +63.26%
Essex - 4 £613 -
Bedfordshire -11 2 £500 +50.94%
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited ScrumMaster 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 ScrumMaster in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Project Management
4 12 (37.50%) Coaching
5 10 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Process Management
8 3 (9.38%) C#
8 3 (9.38%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.38%) Ruby
8 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Product Management
9 2 (6.25%) Release Management
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Degree
9 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (6.25%) Finance
9 2 (6.25%) Legal
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) MS Excel

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited ScrumMaster 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 ScrumMaster in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Project Management
4 12 (37.50%) Coaching
5 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Process Management
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Product Management
7 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) Release Management
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
1 3 (9.38%) Java
1 3 (9.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian