The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 82 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.78% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£544 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.56% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £240 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £258 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1067 901 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.62% 94.74% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 528 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Line Management
5 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
7 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (8.33%) CSS
8 1 (8.33%) B2C
8 1 (8.33%) NHS
8 1 (8.33%) CMS
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) MVC

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Line Management
5 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
7 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) B2C
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA