The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 63 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 17 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% 1.03% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.34% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 671 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.77% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 373 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Waterfall
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.59%) Banking
7 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 5 (14.71%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Selenium
9 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
9 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
9 4 (11.76%) RUP
10 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.82%) Games
10 3 (8.82%) Migration
10 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.82%) RAD
10 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.82%) Windows
10 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
10 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) CICS
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Adabas
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.94%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.94%) dotCover
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) Siebel Business Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Equities
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.71%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) RUP
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) RAD
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.94%) NATURAL
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) IBM
1 2 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Perforce
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) Siebel
2 1 (2.94%) Unisys
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Pega
2 1 (2.94%) Capita