The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 105 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 21 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.40% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.42% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 0
Median daily rate £448 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 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
2456 2648 2870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.69% 95.73% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1477 1597
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 £218 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 243 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Scrum Master
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 Scrum Master across the East of England region.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Scrum Master
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 Scrum Master across the East of England region.

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Norfolk -6 7 £435 +37.00%
Bedfordshire +9 6 £485 -5.36%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £288 - 2
Hertfordshire +8 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £550 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Scrum
2 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.82%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Big Data
6 7 (12.28%) Line Management
6 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
6 7 (12.28%) JIRA
6 7 (12.28%) Web Services
7 6 (10.53%) SOA
7 6 (10.53%) TDD
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) Process Management
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 5 (8.77%) REST
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.02%) User Stories
9 4 (7.02%) BDD
9 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.02%) Coaching
9 4 (7.02%) Velocity
9 4 (7.02%) Use Case
10 3 (5.26%) Kanban
10 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.26%) JSON
10 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Google
10 3 (5.26%) CMS

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Big Data
2 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) OLAP
3 2 (3.51%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 5 (8.77%) REST
3 4 (7.02%) Velocity
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Camel
4 3 (5.26%) JSON
4 3 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) XSD
5 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Scrum
2 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) Line Management
6 6 (10.53%) SOA
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Open Source
7 5 (8.77%) Process Management
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) Coaching
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Use Case
8 4 (7.02%) User Stories
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) Kanban
9 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C#
1 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Google
2 3 (5.26%) HP
2 3 (5.26%) WSO2
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) Progress
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter