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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 87 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.78% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.82% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £410 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.71% -18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £395 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1110 735 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.36% 95.21% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 382 482
Average daily rate £340 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 44
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.90 £40.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
ScrumMaster
West Yorkshire

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 23 April 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 19 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Velocity
8 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) B2C
8 2 (10.53%) MS Project
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.26%) Time Management
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.26%) .NET

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Velocity
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) B2C
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.26%) Time Management
9 1 (5.26%) UML
9 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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