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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 0.071% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.074% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
784 1347 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.38% 95.80% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 690 654
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) TDD
4 19 (65.52%) Kanban
5 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (58.62%) BDD
6 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
7 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (37.93%) Hudson
8 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
8 11 (37.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (34.48%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) User Stories
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
12 4 (13.79%) Feature Driven Development
12 4 (13.79%) Velocity
13 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
13 3 (10.34%) Coaching
13 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
14 2 (6.90%) SDLC
14 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 2 (6.90%) ATDD
14 2 (6.90%) Migration
14 2 (6.90%) Finance
15 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
15 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Hudson
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) TDD
4 19 (65.52%) Kanban
5 17 (58.62%) BDD
5 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
7 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (37.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (34.48%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
11 5 (17.24%) User Stories
12 4 (13.79%) Feature Driven Development
13 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
13 3 (10.34%) Coaching
14 2 (6.90%) ATDD
14 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) SAP
1 1 (3.45%) Twitter