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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 52 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.99% 1.56% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.92% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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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
930 783 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.39% 81.22% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 485 281
Average daily rate £375 £328 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (62.00%) Project Management
3 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (36.00%) Finance
5 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 15 (30.00%) Supplier Management
6 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (24.00%) Change Management
8 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (20.00%) Change Control
10 9 (18.00%) RAD
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 8 (16.00%) ISEB
12 7 (14.00%) User Stories
12 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (14.00%) Open Source
12 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
12 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (12.00%) .NET
14 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.00%) SOA
14 5 (10.00%) BDD
14 5 (10.00%) Line Management
15 4 (8.00%) User Experience
15 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
15 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
16 3 (6.00%) Management Information System

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Development Manager
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Change Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Delivery Project Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) WSDL
4 2 (4.00%) Ajax
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (62.00%) Project Management
3 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 12 (24.00%) Change Management
6 10 (20.00%) Change Control
7 9 (18.00%) RAD
8 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
9 5 (10.00%) Line Management
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.00%) SOA
10 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.00%) Scrum
11 3 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
3 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) VCP4
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.00%) SunGard
2 1 (2.00%) Kofax
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore