The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 64 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 43 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.81% 2.01% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.34% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 14
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
1309 1156 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.50% 85.88% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 793 658
Median daily rate £425 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Median hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £32.20 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 116 (95.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.75%) Project Management
3 28 (23.14%) Finance
4 27 (22.31%) User Stories
5 24 (19.83%) SDLC
6 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.70%) SQL
7 17 (14.05%) Test Scripting
8 14 (11.57%) Open Source
8 14 (11.57%) Web Services
9 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.74%) Supplier Management
9 13 (10.74%) Disclosure Scotland
10 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
10 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
10 12 (9.92%) ISEB
11 11 (9.09%) .NET
11 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 11 (9.09%) Change Management
11 11 (9.09%) Use Case
12 10 (8.26%) Scrum
12 10 (8.26%) CRM
13 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2
13 9 (7.44%) C#
13 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
13 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (7.44%) Office 365
13 9 (7.44%) Agile Project Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Jadu
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS Project
4 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) FTP
1 4 (3.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.65%) Skype
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Selenium
2 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.31%) JMeter
2 4 (3.31%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.48%) JIRA
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Appium
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Games
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Analyst
2 26 (21.49%) Delivery Manager
3 20 (16.53%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.05%) Senior Manager
5 16 (13.22%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 13 (10.74%) Digital Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) Digital Business Analyst
7 12 (9.92%) Test Analyst
8 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.26%) Test Manager
9 9 (7.44%) Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) Designer
12 5 (4.13%) IT Manager
12 5 (4.13%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (4.13%) UX Designer
12 5 (4.13%) UX Developer
13 4 (3.31%) PMO Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) Web Services
2 11 (9.09%) .NET
3 5 (4.13%) CSS
3 5 (4.13%) HTML
4 4 (3.31%) CSS3
4 4 (3.31%) HTML5
5 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.48%) WCF
6 1 (0.83%) REST
6 1 (0.83%) SOAP
6 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.83%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) User Experience
3 5 (4.13%) e-Learning
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) Video Editing
4 4 (3.31%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (3.31%) Social Media
5 3 (2.48%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.65%) Wiki
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (95.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.75%) Project Management
3 27 (22.31%) User Stories
4 24 (19.83%) SDLC
5 17 (14.05%) Test Scripting
6 14 (11.57%) Open Source
7 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.74%) Supplier Management
8 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
9 11 (9.09%) Change Management
9 11 (9.09%) Use Case
10 10 (8.26%) CRM
10 10 (8.26%) Scrum
11 9 (7.44%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.61%) Change Control
12 8 (6.61%) Functional Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Test Management
12 8 (6.61%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) C#
3 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) C
4 2 (1.65%) Java
4 2 (1.65%) PHP
4 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) ISEB
1 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.13%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) CBAP
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle
2 6 (4.96%) Trillium
3 5 (4.13%) Apple
3 5 (4.13%) HP
4 4 (3.31%) Adobe
4 4 (3.31%) Remedy
4 4 (3.31%) Twitter
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow