The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
West Yorkshire > Halifax
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.27% 5.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.04% 5.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Halifax median daily rate £345 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -  
West Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £411 £418
% change year-on-year +1.51% -1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 57 123 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 80.28% 88.49% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 312 298
Halifax median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.58%  
10th Percentile £308 £311 £268
90th Percentile £520 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £356
% change year-on-year -2.94% +19.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Halifax median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
10th Percentile £8.42 - £12.50
90th Percentile £9.23 - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.59 £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -26.94% -58.57%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Halifax

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Halifax

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Halifax over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) PMO
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Migration Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft