The first table below looks at the demand for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 70 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.14% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1254 709 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 93.78% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 305 551
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -38.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
ScrumMaster
Scotland

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) DSDM
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Velocity
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (15.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) JBoss
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Publishing
8 2 (10.00%) GIS
8 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Kanban
9 1 (5.00%) Cadence
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) TDD
9 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.00%) CGI

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Velocity
2 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) DSDM
3 7 (35.00%) BDD
3 7 (35.00%) User Stories
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Cadence
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