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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 46 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 58 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.42% 1.60% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.09% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 4
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£410 £370 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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
1391 1199 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 81.97% 76.56% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 740 531
Average daily rate £383 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £102.50 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +16 33 £400 +25.00% 9
Halifax +4 9 £510 - 3
Bradford -7 7 £463 -2.11% 3
Castleford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Finance
3 42 (48.84%) Project Management
4 28 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.93%) SQL
6 18 (20.93%) .NET
7 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
7 17 (19.77%) SOA
7 17 (19.77%) Supplier Management
8 15 (17.44%) Change Management
8 15 (17.44%) Oracle
8 15 (17.44%) C#
8 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (15.12%) Web Services
9 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (12.79%) Scrum
10 11 (12.79%) RAD
10 11 (12.79%) Change Control
10 11 (12.79%) Line Management
11 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.63%) ISEB
12 9 (10.47%) Banking
13 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
13 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
13 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
13 8 (9.30%) XML
13 8 (9.30%) SOAP
13 8 (9.30%) MS Office
13 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
2 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (53.49%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Analyst
2 29 (33.72%) Project Manager
3 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
11 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) Web Services
3 8 (9.30%) XML
3 8 (9.30%) SOAP
4 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.98%) HTML
5 6 (6.98%) WSDL
5 6 (6.98%) jQuery
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.65%) WCF
6 4 (4.65%) Java EE
6 4 (4.65%) CSS
6 4 (4.65%) J2EE
7 3 (3.49%) XSD
7 3 (3.49%) XSLT
7 3 (3.49%) Ajax
7 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.33%) Java ME
8 2 (2.33%) Java SE
8 2 (2.33%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Open Source
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.84%) Project Management
3 28 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
5 17 (19.77%) SOA
5 17 (19.77%) Supplier Management
6 15 (17.44%) Change Management
7 11 (12.79%) Scrum
7 11 (12.79%) RAD
7 11 (12.79%) Change Control
7 11 (12.79%) Line Management
8 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) RUP
9 7 (8.14%) User Stories
10 6 (6.98%) BDD
10 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.98%) MVC
11 5 (5.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) C#
3 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.65%) Java
4 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.49%) XPath
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (11.63%) ISEB
3 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) VCP4
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
1 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) SunGard
5 1 (1.16%) Kofax
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
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