The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 28 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.32% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 1.29% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £63
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +540.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Waterfall
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 232 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.94% 67.25% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 133 119
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Leicestershire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Leicestershire region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 6 £400 -
Market Harborough - 1 £250 -
Waterfall
East Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) V-Model
3 8 (44.44%) UML
3 8 (44.44%) ISO 9001
3 8 (44.44%) TickIT
4 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (27.78%) ERP
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Management
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) Selenium
8 3 (16.67%) High Availability
8 3 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (11.11%) MS Office

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Release Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Release Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) V-Model
3 8 (44.44%) UML
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) ERP
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Management
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) High Availability
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Logistics
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.56%) CRM
10 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO 9001
1 8 (44.44%) TickIT
2 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Siemens