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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 55 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.04% 2.00% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.47% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 1
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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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
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Project Management
3 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (36.00%) Finance
5 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 15 (30.00%) Supplier Management
6 11 (22.00%) Change Management
6 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (20.00%) User Stories
7 10 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 9 (18.00%) .NET
9 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (14.00%) Open Source
10 7 (14.00%) Change Control
11 6 (12.00%) BDD
11 6 (12.00%) RAD
11 6 (12.00%) ISEB
11 6 (12.00%) C#
11 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.00%) SOAP
12 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
12 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
12 5 (10.00%) Line Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) CMS
3 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) MSTest
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Tester
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.00%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Development Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Sitecore Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Change Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (6.00%) WSDL
5 3 (6.00%) WCF
5 3 (6.00%) WF
6 2 (4.00%) Java EE
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Ajax
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Project Management
3 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (30.00%) Supplier Management
5 11 (22.00%) Change Management
6 10 (20.00%) User Stories
7 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) Change Control
8 6 (12.00%) BDD
8 6 (12.00%) RAD
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.00%) Line Management
10 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.00%) SOA
11 3 (6.00%) ITIL
11 3 (6.00%) Scrum
11 3 (6.00%) Workflow
11 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (12.00%) ISEB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Kofax
3 2 (4.00%) SunGard
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore