The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 69 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 1.57% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.99% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
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£285 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £43.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
867 752 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.97% 78.83% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 451 418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £45.00 £62.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (20.00%) ISEB
5 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
6 6 (17.14%) User Stories
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) RAD
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Change Control
7 5 (14.29%) Selenium
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 4 (11.43%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
9 3 (8.57%) Web Services

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) MSTest
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) WF
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) User Stories
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) RAD
5 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.86%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) SunGard
2 2 (5.71%) Kofax
3 1 (2.86%) Unisys
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
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