The first table below looks at the demand for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Lothian region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 13 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.45% 2.04% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.22% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.28% 91.84% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 35
Average daily rate £360 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
ScrumMaster
Scotland

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

ScrumMaster
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Velocity

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java