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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 59 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 44 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.70% 1.73% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.10% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £375 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.91 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-69.00% +67.12%
Waterfall
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
1364 856 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.63% 82.39% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 588 387
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) Project Management
3 32 (45.07%) Finance
4 20 (28.17%) User Stories
5 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (25.35%) SDLC
5 18 (25.35%) Software Testing
6 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.90%) ISEB
8 11 (15.49%) Change Management
8 11 (15.49%) RAD
8 11 (15.49%) ISTQB
8 11 (15.49%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (15.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (14.08%) Change Control
9 10 (14.08%) Oracle
10 9 (12.68%) SOA
10 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
11 8 (11.27%) SOAP
11 8 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (11.27%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (9.86%) Open Source
13 6 (8.45%) Requirements Management
13 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
13 6 (8.45%) Web Services
13 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
14 5 (7.04%) Mentoring

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) Informix
2 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 32 (45.07%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Delivery Manager
2 21 (29.58%) Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Business Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Project Manager
6 8 (11.27%) Tester
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Programme Director
9 3 (4.23%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Developer
10 2 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.82%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Contracts Manager
11 1 (1.41%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (1.41%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) SOAP
2 6 (8.45%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) J2EE
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) XSL
4 1 (1.41%) XHTML
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Equities
4 1 (1.41%) Wiki
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) UNIX
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Solaris
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) Project Management
3 20 (28.17%) User Stories
4 18 (25.35%) SDLC
4 18 (25.35%) Software Testing
5 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.49%) Change Management
6 11 (15.49%) RAD
6 11 (15.49%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Change Control
8 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.68%) SOA
9 8 (11.27%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (9.86%) Open Source
11 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.45%) Requirements Management
12 5 (7.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) ISEB
2 11 (15.49%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Siebel
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
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