The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 84 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 1.21% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.64% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 16
Average daily rate £400 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 18 £388 -8.82% 4
Bradford -1 4 £473 +44.27% 1
Halifax -4 1 £350 -0.70% 3
Pontefract - - - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (41.51%) Project Management
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 20 (37.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (33.96%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.64%) Scrum
5 12 (22.64%) Retail
6 11 (20.75%) Supplier Management
7 9 (16.98%) TDD
8 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.09%) QA
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.09%) PRINCE
8 8 (15.09%) V-Model
9 7 (13.21%) ISEB
9 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.21%) CRM
9 7 (13.21%) Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.32%) Oracle
10 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (9.43%) Open Source
11 5 (9.43%) Aligne
11 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
11 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.43%) SunGard
11 5 (9.43%) RAD
11 5 (9.43%) Java
11 5 (9.43%) .NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.77%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Aligne
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.89%) FindBugs
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.89%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.89%) dotCover
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Retail
3 7 (13.21%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Games
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Project Manager
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.89%) Application Development Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) XSD
4 1 (1.89%) XSLT
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Open Source
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
1 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Project Management
2 20 (37.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (33.96%) PRINCE2
4 12 (22.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) Supplier Management
6 9 (16.98%) TDD
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.09%) PRINCE
7 8 (15.09%) V-Model
8 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.21%) CRM
9 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) RAD
11 4 (7.55%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.66%) Online Marketing
12 3 (5.66%) Change Control
12 3 (5.66%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) Ruby
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) FATCA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) SunGard
2 5 (9.43%) Unica
2 5 (9.43%) EPiServer
2 5 (9.43%) Endeca
3 2 (3.77%) Siebel
3 2 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Splunk
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Perforce
4 1 (1.89%) Pega
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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