The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 30 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
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
2538 2295 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.29% 93.71% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 29 £450 - 3
Glasgow - 1 £475 -
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 48 (100.00%) Scrum
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 13 (27.08%) Project Management
5 12 (25.00%) Oracle
6 11 (22.92%) Velocity
7 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.75%) JBoss
9 8 (16.67%) DSDM
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (16.67%) User Stories
10 7 (14.58%) C#
10 7 (14.58%) .NET
10 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 6 (12.50%) BDD
11 6 (12.50%) Web Development
12 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.42%) Analytics
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.42%) TDD
13 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
13 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
14 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
14 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
14 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (6.25%) Publishing
14 3 (6.25%) MVC
14 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
14 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
1 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Velocity
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) CGI
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Scrum
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Project Management
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.67%) DSDM
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (16.67%) User Stories
6 6 (12.50%) BDD
6 6 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.25%) Content Management
9 3 (6.25%) MVC
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Cadence
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