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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 25 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 1.28% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.63% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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
1279 1167 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.47% 78.90% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 634 787
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +119.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 19 £360 -10.00% 12
Bradford +4 4 £450 +63.63%
Huddersfield - 1 £235 -
Halifax - - - - 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) C#
5 9 (20.45%) .NET
6 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 8 (18.18%) User Stories
7 7 (15.91%) Oracle
7 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
7 7 (15.91%) Selenium
8 6 (13.64%) Banking
8 6 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.36%) ISEB
9 5 (11.36%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.36%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
10 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.55%) MSTest
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.27%) ERwin
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) UAT Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) WF
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) XSD
6 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) User Stories
6 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) Test Management
8 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C#
2 4 (9.09%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) COBOL
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.27%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) SunGard
3 2 (4.55%) Remedy
3 2 (4.55%) Kofax
4 1 (2.27%) Unisys
4 1 (2.27%) IBM