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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 29 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.77% 2.34% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 3.20% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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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
184 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.99% 73.10% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 66 72
Average daily rate £400 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.50 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Waterfall
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft