The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Leeds 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 72 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.80% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.85% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £348 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £362 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
993 827 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.24% 94.19% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 448 632
Average daily rate £325 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Velocity
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) B2C
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Ant
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Equities
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Velocity
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) B2C
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA