The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 88 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £488 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
1368 1294 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.14% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 702 554
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +56.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 9 February 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Scrum Master
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (14.29%) Fintech
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Hudson
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Velocity

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland