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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 66 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 27 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 0.83% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.07% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 13
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£355 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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
1296 1212 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.55% 77.39% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 648 797
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 30
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +19 22 £355 -3.40% 14
Bradford - 2 £375 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £235 -
Halifax - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) Project Management
7 9 (19.15%) Banking
8 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
8 8 (17.02%) User Stories
9 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.89%) Retail
9 7 (14.89%) Selenium
9 7 (14.89%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) C#
10 6 (12.77%) .NET
11 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.64%) Java
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
11 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.64%) ISEB
11 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
11 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
11 5 (10.64%) WCF
11 5 (10.64%) Test Management
11 5 (10.64%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Migration
11 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.64%) Business Transformation

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) CICS
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Adabas
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) MSTest
4 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) ERwin
5 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.13%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.13%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.13%) dotCover
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Business Systems Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Developer
8 3 (6.38%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Programmer
10 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.64%) WCF
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) WF
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) XSD
6 1 (2.13%) XSLT
6 1 (2.13%) Middleware
6 1 (2.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.02%) User Stories
7 7 (14.89%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Management
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.64%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) COBOL
4 1 (2.13%) NATURAL
4 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
1 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Kofax
3 2 (4.26%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Unisys
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Capita
4 1 (2.13%) Perforce
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