The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 111 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 23 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.30% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 16
Median daily rate £413 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £540 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2435 3034 2546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.83% 95.20% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1529 1347
Median daily rate £350 £351 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.98 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 12 £400 - 1
Edinburgh +1 10 £450 -14.28%
Stirling - 1 - -
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Scotland region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Scrum
2 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) TDD
4 16 (39.02%) BDD
5 14 (34.15%) Kanban
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Project Management
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (19.51%) Hudson
8 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
8 8 (19.51%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.07%) Java
10 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
10 6 (14.63%) JIRA
11 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (9.76%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (9.76%) Velocity
12 4 (9.76%) Banking
12 4 (9.76%) Spring
12 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
13 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
13 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (4.88%) OpenText
14 2 (4.88%) Adobe
14 2 (4.88%) Oracle
14 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
14 2 (4.88%) Content Management

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.88%) Confluence
1 2 (4.88%) Drupal
1 2 (4.88%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Hudson
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.44%) JBehave
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Spring
1 4 (9.76%) Velocity
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Apache CXF
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) JAXB
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.44%) SAX
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.44%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.44%) STB
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Scrum
2 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) TDD
4 16 (39.02%) BDD
5 14 (34.15%) Kanban
6 10 (24.39%) Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
11 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
12 2 (4.88%) Content Management
12 2 (4.88%) DevOps
12 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe
1 2 (4.88%) OpenText
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
1 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Omniture
2 1 (2.44%) Perforce
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Sybase