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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 41 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 68 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.04% 2.05% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 2.54% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 8
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£460 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £286 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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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
1388 826 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.47% 80.82% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 548 413
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 28
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 91 (95.79%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (52.63%) Project Management
3 43 (45.26%) Finance
4 27 (28.42%) User Stories
5 20 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (20.00%) SDLC
6 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 18 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (17.89%) SOA
9 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 15 (15.79%) Oracle
9 15 (15.79%) RAD
10 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
11 13 (13.68%) SoapUI
11 13 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (13.68%) ISEB
11 13 (13.68%) SOAP
12 12 (12.63%) ISTQB
12 12 (12.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (11.58%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (11.58%) Web Services
14 10 (10.53%) Change Management
14 10 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
14 10 (10.53%) Change Control
15 9 (9.47%) Business Process Mapping
16 8 (8.42%) Scrum
16 8 (8.42%) MS Visio
16 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
17 7 (7.37%) Open Source
17 7 (7.37%) Java

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) CMS
2 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Informix
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.21%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Delivery Manager
2 23 (24.21%) Analyst
3 17 (17.89%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Senior Manager
5 14 (14.74%) Project Manager
6 13 (13.68%) Tester
7 11 (11.58%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (9.47%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Delivery Project Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Contracts Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Programme Director
12 2 (2.11%) IT Project Manager
13 1 (1.05%) Technical Manager
13 1 (1.05%) Software Project Manager
13 1 (1.05%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) SOAP
2 11 (11.58%) Web Services
3 6 (6.32%) XML
3 6 (6.32%) HTML
3 6 (6.32%) J2EE
4 5 (5.26%) CSS
4 5 (5.26%) XHTML
5 4 (4.21%) Ajax
5 4 (4.21%) XSLT
5 4 (4.21%) HTML5
6 2 (2.11%) .NET
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.05%) XSL
7 1 (1.05%) jQuery
7 1 (1.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Equities
4 1 (1.05%) Wiki
4 1 (1.05%) Social Media
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) UNIX
1 2 (2.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Solaris
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (95.79%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (52.63%) Project Management
3 27 (28.42%) User Stories
4 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (20.00%) SDLC
5 18 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (17.89%) SOA
7 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 15 (15.79%) RAD
8 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.58%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (10.53%) Change Control
10 10 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (10.53%) Change Management
11 9 (9.47%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.42%) Scrum
13 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
13 7 (7.37%) Open Source
14 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) Java
2 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.32%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) Ada
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) ISEB
2 12 (12.63%) ISTQB
2 12 (12.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Oracle
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) Kony
4 2 (2.11%) Siebel
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
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