The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 64 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 1.05% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.38% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 15
Average daily rate £388 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Leeds region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Leeds region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Waterfall also 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 that cited Waterfall.

1 18 (48.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) Project Management
4 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) Supplier Management
6 9 (24.32%) TDD
7 8 (21.62%) PRINCE
8 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) QA
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) V-Model
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) SunGard
10 5 (13.51%) ISEB
10 5 (13.51%) RAD
10 5 (13.51%) Java
10 5 (13.51%) Open Source
10 5 (13.51%) Aligne
10 5 (13.51%) Retail
10 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (10.81%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
11 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.81%) SQL
11 4 (10.81%) .NET
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle
11 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Waterfall also 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 that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) nginx
1 2 (5.41%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.70%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.70%) dotCover
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Games
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Project Manager
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Testing Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Application Development Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Siebel Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) WCF
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Open Source
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (43.24%) Project Management
3 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Supplier Management
5 9 (24.32%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) PRINCE
7 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.22%) V-Model
8 5 (13.51%) RAD
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) RUP
10 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Change Control
11 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) FATCA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.41%) Capistrano
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) SunGard
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Pega
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
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Neon Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago