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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 69 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 54 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.49% 1.42% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 8
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£435 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
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 £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 46 £435 +27.94% 9
Bradford -1 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 110 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (49.17%) Finance
3 52 (43.33%) Project Management
4 29 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (22.50%) SDLC
6 23 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (17.50%) SQL
8 20 (16.67%) User Stories
8 20 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 19 (15.83%) Scrum
10 18 (15.00%) Change Management
10 18 (15.00%) RAD
11 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 14 (11.67%) ISEB
12 14 (11.67%) Software Delivery
12 14 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (10.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (10.83%) ISTQB
14 12 (10.00%) RUP
14 12 (10.00%) Oracle
14 12 (10.00%) Change Control
14 12 (10.00%) Coaching
15 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
15 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
15 11 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (9.17%) MS Visio
15 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (8.33%) Retail
16 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
16 10 (8.33%) Microsoft

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.00%) MS Project
4 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 5 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.33%) JMeter
4 4 (3.33%) Selenium
4 4 (3.33%) NeoLoad
5 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 59 (49.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (35.83%) Analyst
2 27 (22.50%) Delivery Manager
3 23 (19.17%) Business Analyst
4 21 (17.50%) Project Manager
5 15 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (10.83%) Tester
8 11 (9.17%) Senior Manager
9 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Software Manager
11 7 (5.83%) Software Project Manager
12 6 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
13 4 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
13 4 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
13 4 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (3.33%) Release Analyst
14 3 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
14 3 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
14 3 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) SOAP
2 8 (6.67%) .NET
3 7 (5.83%) Web Services
4 3 (2.50%) XML
4 3 (2.50%) J2EE
4 3 (2.50%) CSS
4 3 (2.50%) HTML
5 2 (1.67%) Ajax
5 2 (1.67%) jQuery
5 2 (1.67%) JSP
6 1 (0.83%) Servlets
6 1 (0.83%) Struts
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.83%) EJB
6 1 (0.83%) XSD
6 1 (0.83%) XSL
6 1 (0.83%) XHTML
6 1 (0.83%) JMS
6 1 (0.83%) WSDL
6 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.83%) PMI
4 1 (0.83%) Equities
4 1 (0.83%) IVR
4 1 (0.83%) Wiki
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.83%) FMCG
4 1 (0.83%) Social Media
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) IBM XIV
4 1 (0.83%) VUI
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (43.33%) Project Management
3 29 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (22.50%) SDLC
5 20 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 20 (16.67%) User Stories
6 19 (15.83%) Scrum
7 18 (15.00%) Change Management
7 18 (15.00%) RAD
8 14 (11.67%) Software Delivery
8 14 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (10.00%) Coaching
9 12 (10.00%) RUP
9 12 (10.00%) Change Control
10 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
10 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.33%) SOA
11 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.50%) SQL
2 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 4 (3.33%) Java
4 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) ISEB
2 13 (10.83%) ISTQB
2 13 (10.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.67%) Siebel
3 2 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
4 1 (0.83%) VMware