Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 89 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -40
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 66 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.77% 2.19% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.51% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 37
Leeds median daily rate £455 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% - +0.89%
10th Percentile £319 £314 £325
90th Percentile £613 £530 £530
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £24.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,110 1,949 2,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.62% 87.13% 89.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,384 1,520
Leeds median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £264 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 41
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +92.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.20
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Waterfall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 65 (98.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
3 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Project Management
4 15 (22.73%) SDLC
5 13 (19.70%) Coaching
5 13 (19.70%) JIRA
6 12 (18.18%) Service Design
7 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.15%) Scrum
8 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.64%) Product Management
9 9 (13.64%) Legal
9 9 (13.64%) Oracle
9 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.12%) MS Access
10 8 (12.12%) GxP
10 8 (12.12%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (12.12%) Virtual Team
11 7 (10.61%) Analytical Thinking
11 7 (10.61%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
11 7 (10.61%) Time Management
11 7 (10.61%) ServiceNow
11 7 (10.61%) QA
11 7 (10.61%) Degree

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 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (4.55%) Anypoint
5 2 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Slack
2 3 (4.55%) Apigee
2 3 (4.55%) Boomi
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
3 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Trello
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) MS Access
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) HBase
6 2 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.03%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (3.03%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) JIRA
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Burp Suite
3 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) JMeter
3 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) YouTrack
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Legal
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Digital Programme Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Programme Director
8 3 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) NHS Programme Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Project Director
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) REST
2 3 (4.55%) Java EE
2 3 (4.55%) Java SE
3 2 (3.03%) Kafka
3 2 (3.03%) Velocity
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Virtual Team
3 7 (10.61%) NHS
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
1 3 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (98.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
3 17 (25.76%) Project Management
4 15 (22.73%) SDLC
5 13 (19.70%) Coaching
6 12 (18.18%) Service Design
7 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.64%) Product Management
9 7 (10.61%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (10.61%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (10.61%) Time Management
9 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (9.09%) Migration
10 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) Python
3 2 (3.03%) Scala
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) GxP
2 7 (10.61%) QA
3 5 (7.58%) PMO
3 5 (7.58%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nessus
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) ServiceNow
3 6 (9.09%) Hortonworks
4 4 (6.06%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.55%) Dell
5 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) Informatica
5 3 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.55%) Software AG
5 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Splunk