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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 129 120
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Median daily rate £425 £463 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £415 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £538 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
1639 2422 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 94.02% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1296 1475
Median daily rate £370 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 32 61
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +19 8 £425 -10.52%
Glasgow +1 3 £400 -6.97%
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) Scrum
2 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) TDD
4 21 (58.33%) Kanban
5 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (50.00%) BDD
7 15 (41.67%) PRINCE2
8 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 11 (30.56%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (27.78%) Hudson
10 10 (27.78%) Project Management
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (19.44%) User Stories
12 6 (16.67%) Velocity
13 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.89%) Finance
13 5 (13.89%) DevOps
13 5 (13.89%) Coaching
14 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (11.11%) SDLC
14 4 (11.11%) Java
14 4 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
14 4 (11.11%) ATDD
15 3 (8.33%) Test Management
15 3 (8.33%) JIRA
15 3 (8.33%) GIS
15 3 (8.33%) JBoss
15 3 (8.33%) Local Government
15 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming

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 3 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.78%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Velocity
2 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.78%) Kafka
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Scrum
2 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) TDD
4 21 (58.33%) Kanban
5 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (50.00%) BDD
7 15 (41.67%) PRINCE2
8 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 11 (30.56%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (27.78%) Project Management
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (19.44%) User Stories
12 5 (13.89%) Coaching
12 5 (13.89%) DevOps
12 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.11%) ATDD
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
13 4 (11.11%) SDLC
14 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.78%) logstash
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) Twitter