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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 59 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 42 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.71% 1.54% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.85% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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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
1321 919 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 83.17% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 655 360
Average daily rate £363 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £8.95 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £73.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 56 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Project Management
3 27 (45.00%) Finance
4 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (23.33%) SDLC
5 14 (23.33%) User Stories
6 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Change Management
8 8 (13.33%) ISEB
8 8 (13.33%) RAD
8 8 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
9 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
9 7 (11.67%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (11.67%) Change Control
10 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 6 (10.00%) Web Services
11 5 (8.33%) SQL
11 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
11 5 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (6.67%) Retail
12 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
12 4 (6.67%) Line Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
3 14 (23.33%) Business Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
6 8 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Director
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) J2EE
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) XSL
4 1 (1.67%) XHTML
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) WF
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Solaris
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Project Management
3 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (23.33%) User Stories
4 14 (23.33%) SDLC
5 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Change Management
7 8 (13.33%) RAD
7 8 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Change Control
8 7 (11.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 5 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) ISEB
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) APMP
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Siebel
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Kofax
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