The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 70 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 44 81 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.34% 3.56% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 4.27% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 18
Median daily rate £438 £474 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
Waterfall
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1582 1895 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.19% 83.33% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1308 793
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the West Yorkshire region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -25 33 £425 -10.05% 9
Bradford +6 4 - -
Halifax - 1 £380 - 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) Finance
3 18 (20.69%) Project Management
4 17 (19.54%) Scrum
5 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.94%) SQL
6 13 (14.94%) Oracle
7 12 (13.79%) Java
7 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.64%) User Experience
8 11 (12.64%) SDLC
9 10 (11.49%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (11.49%) Feasibility Study
9 10 (11.49%) UML
9 10 (11.49%) Requirements Management
9 10 (11.49%) Matrix Management
10 9 (10.34%) Selenium
10 9 (10.34%) Windows
10 9 (10.34%) Banking
11 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
11 8 (9.20%) ISEB
11 8 (9.20%) Use Case
11 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
11 8 (9.20%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (8.05%) User Stories
12 7 (8.05%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (8.05%) HP
12 7 (8.05%) Telecoms

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) FTP
1 4 (4.60%) Intranet
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) VLAN
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) DB2
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Selenium
2 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.45%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.30%) Appium
4 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) Ranorex
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) Testopia
5 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.15%) JMeter
5 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.15%) Sahi
5 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.15%) WATIR
5 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Games
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Retail
5 4 (4.60%) Billing
5 4 (4.60%) Publishing
6 2 (2.30%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Developer
6 6 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Telecoms Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.60%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) HTML
1 4 (4.60%) J2EE
1 4 (4.60%) JavaBeans
1 4 (4.60%) JSP
1 4 (4.60%) SOAP
1 4 (4.60%) Struts
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) CSS
3 2 (2.30%) REST
4 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.15%) CSS3
4 1 (1.15%) Dojo
4 1 (1.15%) HTML5
4 1 (1.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.15%) Velocity
4 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) User Experience
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) e-Learning
4 5 (5.75%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.75%) Video Editing
5 4 (4.60%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (4.60%) Social Media
6 3 (3.45%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.30%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.15%) IVR
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Android
3 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) Project Management
3 17 (19.54%) Scrum
4 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.64%) SDLC
6 10 (11.49%) Feasibility Study
6 10 (11.49%) Matrix Management
6 10 (11.49%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (11.49%) Requirements Management
6 10 (11.49%) UML
7 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.20%) Use Case
7 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.05%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (8.05%) User Stories
9 6 (6.90%) DSDM
9 6 (6.90%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.90%) OO
9 6 (6.90%) OOD
9 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) C#
4 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.30%) COBOL
5 2 (2.30%) Ruby
5 2 (2.30%) Visual J++
6 1 (1.15%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) ISEB
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.30%) CBAP
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) HP
3 5 (5.75%) Adobe
3 5 (5.75%) Apple
4 4 (4.60%) Twitter
5 1 (1.15%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.15%) Kony
5 1 (1.15%) Misys
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.15%) SunGard
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