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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 31 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 73 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.91% 3.07% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 3.55% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 129 (96.27%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.06%) Project Management
3 46 (34.33%) Finance
4 37 (27.61%) User Stories
5 27 (20.15%) Web Services
6 25 (18.66%) SQL
7 21 (15.67%) SDLC
8 20 (14.93%) Business Analysis
9 19 (14.18%) Test Scripting
9 19 (14.18%) Open Source
10 18 (13.43%) Service Delivery
10 18 (13.43%) .NET
11 17 (12.69%) MS Visio
11 17 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (11.94%) Supplier Management
12 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.19%) Disclosure Scotland
14 14 (10.45%) Scrum
15 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
15 13 (9.70%) Analytics
16 12 (8.96%) C#
17 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
17 11 (8.21%) Change Management
17 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
17 11 (8.21%) Use Case
18 10 (7.46%) Product Management
18 10 (7.46%) Migration
18 10 (7.46%) TDD
18 10 (7.46%) ISEB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.73%) CMS
3 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Jadu
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Selenium
2 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.99%) JMeter
3 4 (2.99%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.99%) Maven
4 3 (2.24%) JIRA
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) Appium
6 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
General
1 46 (34.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (41.04%) Analyst
2 34 (25.37%) Business Analyst
3 28 (20.90%) Delivery Manager
4 22 (16.42%) Digital Analyst
4 22 (16.42%) Digital Business Analyst
5 19 (14.18%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 19 (14.18%) Senior Manager
6 16 (11.94%) Project Manager
7 14 (10.45%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.73%) PMO Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Development Team Leader
12 4 (2.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) Web Services
2 18 (13.43%) .NET
3 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.73%) HTML
4 4 (2.99%) Ajax
4 4 (2.99%) CSS
4 4 (2.99%) HTML5
4 4 (2.99%) J2EE
4 4 (2.99%) XHTML
4 4 (2.99%) XML
4 4 (2.99%) XSLT
5 3 (2.24%) WCF
6 2 (1.49%) SOAP
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.75%) jQuery
7 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) User Experience
4 2 (1.49%) Wiki
5 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (96.27%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.06%) Project Management
3 37 (27.61%) User Stories
4 21 (15.67%) SDLC
5 20 (14.93%) Business Analysis
6 19 (14.18%) Open Source
6 19 (14.18%) Test Scripting
7 18 (13.43%) Service Delivery
8 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.94%) Supplier Management
9 14 (10.45%) Scrum
10 13 (9.70%) Analytics
10 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.21%) Change Management
11 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
11 11 (8.21%) Use Case
12 10 (7.46%) Migration
12 10 (7.46%) Product Management
12 10 (7.46%) TDD
13 9 (6.72%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.66%) SQL
2 12 (8.96%) C#
3 6 (4.48%) Java
4 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.99%) Ada
6 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.49%) C
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) ISEB
2 8 (5.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.99%) Degree
3 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.75%) APMP
6 1 (0.75%) CBAP
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) Trillium
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle
4 4 (2.99%) Remedy
5 3 (2.24%) Kony
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) IBM
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