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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 133 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 15 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.17% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 13
Median daily rate £428 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £505 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £545 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.23%
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
2671 2809 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.65% 95.58% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1468 1383
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 93 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +1 12 £438 -16.66%
Glasgow - 2 £384 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 21 (100.00%) Scrum
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
5 10 (47.62%) Kanban
6 8 (38.10%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) Hudson
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
10 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
11 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (14.29%) Java
12 2 (9.52%) Coaching
12 2 (9.52%) Banking
12 2 (9.52%) Spring
13 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
13 1 (4.76%) Web Development
13 1 (4.76%) JIRA
13 1 (4.76%) Velocity
13 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
13 1 (4.76%) CRM
13 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
13 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
13 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (4.76%) People Management
13 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Hudson
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Scrum
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
5 10 (47.62%) Kanban
6 8 (38.10%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.52%) Coaching
11 1 (4.76%) CRM
11 1 (4.76%) People Management
11 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
11 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
11 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland