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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 95 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 26 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 0.10% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1881 2681 2699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.43% 93.51% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1402 1460
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +17.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Edinburgh +38 17 £475 +18.75% 2
Glasgow +7 6 £400 -20.00% 1
Stirling - 1 £475 -
Fife - 1 - -
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 52 (100.00%) Scrum
2 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) TDD
4 24 (46.15%) BDD
5 23 (44.23%) Kanban
6 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (36.54%) PRINCE2
8 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
9 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
10 14 (26.92%) Hudson
11 13 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (23.08%) Project Management
13 9 (17.31%) Finance
13 9 (17.31%) Agile Project Management
14 6 (11.54%) JIRA
14 6 (11.54%) Velocity
15 5 (9.62%) Local Government
15 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (9.62%) Java
15 5 (9.62%) Performance Metrics
15 5 (9.62%) User Stories
15 5 (9.62%) ATDD
16 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
16 4 (7.69%) SDLC
16 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 4 (7.69%) DevOps
16 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
16 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
17 3 (5.77%) Test 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 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.85%) Confluence
1 2 (3.85%) Drupal
1 2 (3.85%) JBoss
1 2 (3.85%) WordPress
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.92%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 14 (26.92%) Hudson
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Local Government
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Velocity
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Scrum
2 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) TDD
4 24 (46.15%) BDD
5 23 (44.23%) Kanban
6 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (36.54%) PRINCE2
8 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
9 13 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (23.08%) Project Management
11 9 (17.31%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (9.62%) ATDD
12 5 (9.62%) User Stories
13 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (7.69%) DevOps
13 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
13 4 (7.69%) SDLC
13 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe
1 2 (3.85%) OpenText
1 2 (3.85%) SAP
1 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Omniture
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Sybase
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter