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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 24 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.35% 2.23% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 2.82% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£450 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
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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
162 142 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 78.26% 79.33% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 33
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +13.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) RAD

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft