The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 28 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.62% 2.62% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.30% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £340 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 182 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 82.16% 79.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 66
Average daily rate £400 £401 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -90.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Bradford region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) RAD
8 1 (11.11%) RUP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) TestPartner
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Web Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft