The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 87 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 34 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.39% 1.15% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.52% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 17
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£370 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £330 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1646 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.51% 75.61% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 923 1073
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.94% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £45.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Yorkshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Yorkshire region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
West Yorkshire -1 25 £363 -9.37% 13
South Yorkshire +6 4 £550 +33.33% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Project Management
4 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
4 12 (20.00%) Banking
5 11 (18.33%) C#
5 11 (18.33%) .NET
5 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 9 (15.00%) Oracle
8 8 (13.33%) User Stories
9 7 (11.67%) Selenium
9 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
10 6 (10.00%) ISEB
10 6 (10.00%) SQL
10 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
11 5 (8.33%) BDD
11 5 (8.33%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.33%) Test Management
11 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 5 (8.33%) Migration
11 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Software Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.67%) CICS
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Adabas
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Selenium
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.33%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.67%) Toad
5 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.67%) ERwin
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.67%) LoadUI
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Programmer
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) WF
4 2 (3.33%) WinForms
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) XSD
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) Flash
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.67%) Equities
3 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.00%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) Project Management
4 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.33%) User Stories
6 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Test Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
8 5 (8.33%) SOA
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.67%) TDD
9 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) C#
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.67%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) SunGard
3 4 (6.67%) Informatica
3 4 (6.67%) Trillium
3 4 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.33%) Palantir
4 2 (3.33%) Cognos
4 2 (3.33%) Remedy
4 2 (3.33%) Kofax
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Unisys
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) SAP