Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 103 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -46 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 46 50 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.33% 1.97% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.21% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 59
Leeds median daily rate £450 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +16.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £295 £356 £346
90th Percentile £594 £588 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £450 £408
% change year-on-year -3.89% +10.43% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £22.50 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 1,726 2,264 1,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.44% 89.42% 88.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,212 1,568 1,272
Leeds median daily rate £438 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £288 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 38 15
Leeds median hourly rate £19.32 £25.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +67.21% +18.95%
10th Percentile £11.44 £12.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.45 £35.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year -1.43% +42.86% -15.52%

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

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019, 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 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Project Management
3 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.57%) Migration
5 8 (17.39%) Retail
6 7 (15.22%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) ETL
7 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Office 365
7 6 (13.04%) Coaching
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Java
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.70%) API Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.52%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (6.52%) Data Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Data Ingestion
10 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture

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 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Yammer
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) WebEx
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.17%) JMeter
2 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) Mocha
2 1 (2.17%) ProC
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Project Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Office 365 Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Project Office Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) ERP Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XMPP
2 2 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) Jest
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) Kafka
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) WSH
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Project Management
3 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) Coaching
5 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.04%) ETL
5 6 (13.04%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.70%) API Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Data Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) ES6
3 1 (2.17%) ES7
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PROC SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Scala
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) PMP
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Cloudera
1 3 (6.52%) Hortonworks
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Tableau
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) F5
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Kofax
2 1 (2.17%) Xerox