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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 82 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 14 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.34% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.36% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Median daily rate £463 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £528 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £548 £515
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
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
1447 1402 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.57% 95.37% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 792 682
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 Edinburgh region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Kanban
3 10 (58.82%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Hudson
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (11.76%) Coaching
11 1 (5.88%) People Management
11 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
11 1 (5.88%) Fintech
11 1 (5.88%) Banking
11 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 1 (5.88%) Web Development
11 1 (5.88%) CRM
11 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Hudson
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 10 (58.82%) Kanban
4 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) People Management
9 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland