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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 51 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 67 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.34% 1.37% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.77% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 12
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£350 £388 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
1674 1359 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.57% 77.70% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 935 501
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £15.05 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +3 27 £388 +3.33% 13
Bradford 0 22 £280 -40.74% 1
Halifax +6 5 £375 +7.14% 2
Wakefield - 3 £325 - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 114 (94.21%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (57.02%) Finance
3 62 (51.24%) Project Management
4 46 (38.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (27.27%) SQL
6 28 (23.14%) Change Management
7 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
9 20 (16.53%) Web Services
10 19 (15.70%) PRINCE2
11 18 (14.88%) Business Analysis
12 17 (14.05%) Supplier Management
13 16 (13.22%) Scrum
14 15 (12.40%) .NET
14 15 (12.40%) RAD
14 15 (12.40%) Line Management
15 14 (11.57%) Open Source
15 14 (11.57%) Retail
15 14 (11.57%) RUP
15 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
16 13 (10.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (10.74%) T-SQL
17 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (9.92%) Software Delivery
18 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
18 11 (9.09%) User Stories
18 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
18 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.31%) MS Project
4 4 (3.31%) MS Office
5 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.31%) Selenium
3 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.31%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.31%) JMeter
3 4 (3.31%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.31%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 69 (57.02%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Retail
3 9 (7.44%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Analyst
2 35 (28.93%) Project Manager
3 23 (19.01%) Business Analyst
4 18 (14.88%) Test Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Tester
8 8 (6.61%) Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Release Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Delivery Project Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) Web Services
2 15 (12.40%) .NET
3 9 (7.44%) XML
4 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.79%) SOAP
4 7 (5.79%) HTML
5 6 (4.96%) jQuery
5 6 (4.96%) WSDL
5 6 (4.96%) J2EE
6 5 (4.13%) CSS
7 4 (3.31%) XSD
7 4 (3.31%) Java EE
7 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.31%) WCF
8 3 (2.48%) Ajax
8 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.48%) XSLT
9 2 (1.65%) J2ME
9 2 (1.65%) J2SE
9 2 (1.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.57%) Open Source
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) User Experience
4 1 (0.83%) PMI
4 1 (0.83%) EPoS
4 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.83%) IVR
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.83%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Android
2 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (94.21%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.24%) Project Management
3 46 (38.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (23.14%) Change Management
5 19 (15.70%) PRINCE2
6 18 (14.88%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.05%) Supplier Management
8 16 (13.22%) Scrum
9 15 (12.40%) RAD
9 15 (12.40%) Line Management
10 14 (11.57%) RUP
11 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.92%) Software Delivery
12 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.09%) User Stories
13 10 (8.26%) Coaching
14 9 (7.44%) BDD
14 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) SQL
2 13 (10.74%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.61%) C#
4 6 (4.96%) Java
4 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (2.48%) XPath
7 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (6.61%) ISEB
3 7 (5.79%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
1 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
4 1 (0.83%) Kofax
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable - Senior position
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago