Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 -44 +45
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 47 53 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.12% 2.03% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.31% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 104
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +21.01%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £263
90th Percentile £530 £529 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £450 £418
% change year-on-year -9.17% +7.78% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1913 2296 2850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.13% 87.77% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1554 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 42 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Project Management
3 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
4 11 (23.40%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) JIRA
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (14.89%) Confluence
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) HTML
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) CSS
9 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
9 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (10.64%) Retail
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 4 (8.51%) HTML5
10 4 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (8.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.51%) Sass
10 4 (8.51%) Grunt
10 4 (8.51%) SDLC

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 7 (14.89%) Confluence
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) Grunt
2 4 (8.51%) gulp
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Project Manager
2 14 (29.79%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 4 (8.51%) CSS3
3 4 (8.51%) HTML5
3 4 (8.51%) jQuery
3 4 (8.51%) Sass
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Kafka
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Velocity
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Project Management
3 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) DSDM
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Wireframes
8 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (6.38%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) VB6
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) APMP
2 1 (2.13%) CBAP
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PMO
2 3 (6.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) SAP