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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 79 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.35% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.42% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Velocity
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Product Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) ATDD

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Velocity
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) ATDD
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript