The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 58 89 56
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 16 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 0.24% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.25% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 13
Median daily rate £450 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £510 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
973 1619 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.72% 95.57% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 866 664
Median daily rate £400 £380 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £34.81 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Edinburgh region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
4 12 (46.15%) Kanban
5 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
6 9 (34.62%) Hudson
6 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) People Management
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (11.54%) Local Government
10 2 (7.69%) Adobe
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.69%) OpenText
10 2 (7.69%) Content Management
10 2 (7.69%) Confluence
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.69%) WordPress
10 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
10 2 (7.69%) Drupal
10 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 2 (7.69%) JIRA
10 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) Drupal
1 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Hudson
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.85%) STB
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Kanban
5 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) People Management
10 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 2 (7.69%) Content Management
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
11 1 (3.85%) Test Management
11 1 (3.85%) Web Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
1 2 (7.69%) OpenText
1 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Omniture