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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 72 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 25 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.56% 1.16% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.48% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +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
1223 1150 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.44% 78.55% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 645 757
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 34
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.67% +87.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +3 17 £365 -11.51% 11
Bradford +3 6 £450 +63.63%
Huddersfield - 1 £235 -
Halifax - - - - 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (24.44%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) .NET
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle
6 9 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (15.56%) SOA
7 7 (15.56%) User Stories
8 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.33%) Banking
8 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Selenium
9 5 (11.11%) BDD
9 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.11%) ISEB
9 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Adabas
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.44%) MSTest
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) ERwin
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Business Systems Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (2.22%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) WF
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) XSD
5 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Equities
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 7 (15.56%) User Stories
6 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) NATURAL
4 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) SunGard
3 2 (4.44%) Kofax
3 2 (4.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Unisys
4 1 (2.22%) IBM