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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 94 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 0.56% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.60% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£395 £406 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.76% +16.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +8.14%
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
1473 996 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.61% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 687 459
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £188
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 39 21 34
Average hourly rate £13.80 £13.20 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -54.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.65 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Project Management
3 9 (60.00%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Velocity
6 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Coaching
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
10 1 (6.67%) HTML5
10 1 (6.67%) Social Media
10 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 1 (6.67%) Linux
10 1 (6.67%) Apache
10 1 (6.67%) DSDM
10 1 (6.67%) NHS

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (6.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Coaching
7 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
10 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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