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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 24 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 20 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.20% 2.76% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 4.04% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £473 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +44.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £451 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £495 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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
215 99 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 88.11% 68.28% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 67 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £23.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +110.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £50.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £50.00 £133.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (38.46%) Coaching
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) RUP
5 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Stress Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium
9 4 (15.38%) JMeter
9 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
9 4 (15.38%) RAD
9 4 (15.38%) Retail
9 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 4 (15.38%) NeoLoad
10 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
10 3 (11.54%) MS Excel

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 4 (15.38%) JMeter
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) NeoLoad
2 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Coaching
3 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) RUP
3 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Stress Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 4 (15.38%) RAD
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle