The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 80 72
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 45 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.16% 2.06% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 2.32% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 28
Median daily rate £418 £410 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.49% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 957 1337 1318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 89.01% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 949 974
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 70 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Project Management
3 22 (28.21%) Finance
4 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.67%) ITIL
6 12 (15.38%) Scrum
7 11 (14.10%) Retail
7 11 (14.10%) Service Design
8 10 (12.82%) SQL
8 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.82%) QA
9 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
9 9 (11.54%) Minimum Viable Product
10 8 (10.26%) Java
10 8 (10.26%) Process Improvement
10 8 (10.26%) User Stories
10 8 (10.26%) JIRA
10 8 (10.26%) Kanban
10 8 (10.26%) Test Management
11 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.97%) Web Services
11 7 (8.97%) TDD
11 7 (8.97%) SDLC
11 7 (8.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
12 6 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
12 6 (7.69%) Change Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.85%) CMS
1 3 (3.85%) Confluence
1 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.28%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Big Data
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) JIRA
2 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (2.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.56%) NUnit
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.56%) Toad
6 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.69%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Project Manager
3 14 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Designer
5 8 (10.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Information Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Coach
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) SOAP
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) JavaBeans
3 3 (3.85%) JSP
3 3 (3.85%) Struts
3 3 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) Apache CXF
4 2 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) RESTful
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.28%) XHTML
5 1 (1.28%) XSD
5 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Minimum Viable Product
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Wiki
5 2 (2.56%) iPad
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Project Management
3 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.67%) ITIL
5 12 (15.38%) Scrum
6 11 (14.10%) Service Design
7 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.26%) Kanban
8 8 (10.26%) Process Improvement
8 8 (10.26%) Test Management
8 8 (10.26%) User Stories
9 7 (8.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
9 7 (8.97%) SDLC
9 7 (8.97%) TDD
9 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.69%) Change Management
10 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 5 (6.41%) C
4 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.85%) VBA
6 2 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.13%) PMP
3 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) GDPR
3 1 (1.28%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) HP
3 3 (3.85%) hybris
4 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
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