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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 83 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.18% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.19% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£393 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
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
1102 1035 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.33% 94.26% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 649 352
Average daily rate £361 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 37
Average hourly rate £12.42 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 14 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) User Stories
4 7 (50.00%) Velocity
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) NHS
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Product Management
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Open Source
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (7.14%) ATDD
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.14%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) User Stories
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Product Management
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle