Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.55% 5.45% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 5.77% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Fife median daily rate £400 - -
Scotland median daily rate £413 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +9.27% +0.67% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Fife median hourly rate - £43.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.73% -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year - +6.49% +6.26%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 19 52 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 86.36% 94.55% 88.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 17
Fife median daily rate £500 £308 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.60% +4.24% -15.71%
10th Percentile £310 £211 £157
90th Percentile £563 £389 £403
Scotland median daily rate £390 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +9.86% -5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Fife median hourly rate - £19.00 £37.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.45% +44.58%
Scotland median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.41% +15.12%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Fife

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Fife.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Fife

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Fife.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Fife

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Fife region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kirkcaldy - 1 £400 -
Scrum
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Marketing

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Product Owner
1 1 (100.00%) Product Owner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Product Marketing