Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 91 97
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 27 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.59% 2.11% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.39% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 41
Leeds median daily rate £471 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £313
90th Percentile £524 £588 £530
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £406
% change year-on-year -5.56% +10.77% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 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 1,528 2,096 1,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.04% 88.51% 87.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,043 1,465 1,384
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £269
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 40 25
Leeds median hourly rate £21.42 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.97% -10.53% +40.74%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.70 £11.83
90th Percentile £44.75 £33.08 £36.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +10.00% +19.72% -2.07%

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

Waterfall
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 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Leeds

Waterfall
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 13 November 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) API Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) Azure
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (14.81%) React
4 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) Katalon Studio
5 3 (11.11%) Protractor
5 3 (11.11%) Angular 2
5 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Migration

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 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Chatbot
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) GCP
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Boomi
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Katalon Studio
1 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 3 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (11.11%) Protractor
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) webpack
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) EPoS Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) React
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) Angular 2
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) LESS
3 3 (11.11%) Sass
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (7.41%) GraphQL
4 2 (7.41%) Jest
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Graph
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Web Components
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) API Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
5 2 (7.41%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) IIBA
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Talend
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) webMethods