The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 22 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.13% 0.55% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 0.73% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 137 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.13% 75.27% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 114 72
Average daily rate £396 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £461 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Waterfall
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) Line Management
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (33.33%) General Ledger
5 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) MS Project
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Release Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft