Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.58% 1.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.25% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Halifax median daily rate £398 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -6.94% +4.65% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83 169 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 79.81% 80.48% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 138 167
Halifax median daily rate £403 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £282 £280 £259
90th Percentile £527 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 - £13.00
10th Percentile £9.10 - £9.90
90th Percentile £15.10 - £17.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Fintech
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (9.09%) GDPR
6 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (9.09%) Games
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Confluence
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) ATDD
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Finance Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Innovation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Insurance Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Fintech
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (9.09%) ATDD
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) QA