The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 68 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1386 1103 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.59% 91.84% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 569 446
Average daily rate £389 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £35.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (100.00%) Scrum
2 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Java
4 16 (39.02%) Oracle
4 16 (39.02%) Project Management
5 11 (26.83%) JBoss
5 11 (26.83%) Velocity
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) Web Development
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) Finance
9 2 (4.88%) Kanban
9 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.44%) C#
10 1 (2.44%) DSDM
10 1 (2.44%) CGI
10 1 (2.44%) ISEB
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.44%) .NET
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.44%) Analytics
10 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.44%) Banking
10 1 (2.44%) Retail
10 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) JBoss
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Velocity
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) User Experience
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Scrum
2 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
6 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) User Stories
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 2 (4.88%) Kanban
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.44%) DSDM
8 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
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