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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 74 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 27 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 1.54% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.93% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 5
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£388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £326 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
1120 933 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.08% 80.02% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 634 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) Project Management
3 30 (49.18%) Finance
4 26 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (32.79%) Change Management
6 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (24.59%) Web Services
8 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
8 13 (21.31%) Supplier Management
8 13 (21.31%) Open Source
9 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
10 11 (18.03%) User Stories
10 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (16.39%) SQL
12 9 (14.75%) Line Management
13 8 (13.11%) BDD
13 8 (13.11%) Change Control
13 8 (13.11%) RAD
14 7 (11.48%) Software Delivery
15 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
15 6 (9.84%) ISEB
15 6 (9.84%) Product Management
15 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
15 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
16 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
16 5 (8.20%) User Experience
16 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
16 5 (8.20%) SOA
16 5 (8.20%) .NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Project Manager
3 15 (24.59%) Business Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (6.56%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Delivery Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Tester
11 1 (1.64%) Development Project Manager
11 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) SOAP
3 3 (4.92%) WSDL
3 3 (4.92%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) Java EE
4 2 (3.28%) Ajax
4 2 (3.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) WF
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.31%) Open Source
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) Project Management
3 26 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (32.79%) Change Management
5 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
5 13 (21.31%) Supplier Management
6 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.03%) User Stories
8 9 (14.75%) Line Management
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
9 8 (13.11%) Change Control
9 8 (13.11%) RAD
10 7 (11.48%) Software Delivery
11 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.84%) Product Management
11 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) SOA
13 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C#
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.64%) Kofax
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable - Senior position
Posted: 11 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago