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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 68 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 25 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.49% 0.59% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.79% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 7
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £385
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 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1296 1145 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.47% 74.45% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 614 776
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 18 £345 +6.15% 2
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Huddersfield - 2 £235 -
Halifax - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (40.82%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (24.49%) Scrum
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.37%) Banking
5 9 (18.37%) Retail
6 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Java
7 7 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) SQL
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle
8 6 (12.24%) V-Model
9 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
9 5 (10.20%) User Stories
9 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation
9 5 (10.20%) Windows
9 5 (10.20%) CRM
9 5 (10.20%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Selenium
10 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) MS Visio

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.04%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.04%) dotCover
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.04%) ERwin
4 1 (2.04%) JMeter
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Business Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Project Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (6.12%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Programmer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
11 1 (2.04%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) XSD
4 1 (2.04%) XSLT
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.04%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (24.49%) Scrum
3 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) V-Model
8 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.20%) BDD
8 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.20%) User Stories
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.20%) CRM
9 4 (8.16%) RUP
9 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) COBOL
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.04%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISEB
1 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.08%) Capistrano
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Endeca
2 3 (6.12%) Unica
2 3 (6.12%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.08%) Splunk
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel
4 1 (2.04%) Unisys
4 1 (2.04%) Pega