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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 79 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 25 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.46% 1.32% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.68% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 16
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
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
1283 1192 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.94% 78.68% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 687 716
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 33
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 16 £370 -12.94% 11
Bradford +3 9 £450 +63.63%
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) Finance
3 13 (26.00%) .NET
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (24.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Project Management
5 10 (20.00%) Oracle
6 9 (18.00%) SOA
6 9 (18.00%) ISEB
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (16.00%) User Stories
7 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
8 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Banking
9 6 (12.00%) Selenium
10 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (10.00%) BDD
10 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.00%) RAD
10 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (2.00%) ERwin
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Tester
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Programmer
10 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
10 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 2 (4.00%) WF
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) SOA
5 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.00%) User Stories
6 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) RAD
8 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.00%) Change Control
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) COBOL
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) ISEB
2 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) SunGard
3 2 (4.00%) Remedy
3 2 (4.00%) Kofax
4 1 (2.00%) Unisys
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago