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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 54 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 32 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.60% 1.33% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.69% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 1
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£350 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +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 £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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West Yorkshire

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
992 771 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.52% 79.00% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 474 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Finance
3 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.08%) Web Services
4 12 (23.08%) User Stories
5 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (21.15%) Change Management
6 10 (19.23%) Supplier Management
7 9 (17.31%) Open Source
7 9 (17.31%) BDD
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
9 7 (13.46%) ISEB
9 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
10 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.62%) C#
11 5 (9.62%) Java
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.62%) Selenium
11 5 (9.62%) Line Management
11 5 (9.62%) Change Control
12 4 (7.69%) User Experience
12 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) CICS
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) InfoPath
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.92%) Adabas
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.85%) MSTest
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Project Manager
3 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.92%) Delivery Project Manager
10 1 (1.92%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) Java EE
5 2 (3.85%) WCF
5 2 (3.85%) WF
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) WSDL
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Ajax
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.08%) User Stories
5 11 (21.15%) Change Management
6 10 (19.23%) Supplier Management
7 9 (17.31%) BDD
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Line Management
11 5 (9.62%) Change Control
12 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 4 (7.69%) TDD
12 4 (7.69%) RAD
13 3 (5.77%) ITIL
13 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
13 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) C#
1 5 (9.62%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) COBOL
4 1 (1.92%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) ISEB
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Kofax
2 2 (3.85%) SunGard
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago