Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 109 61
Rank change year-on-year +30 -48 +38
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 77 68 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.58% 1.88% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.18% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 108
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.17% +7.78% +15.17%
10th Percentile £312 £325 £263
90th Percentile £535 £525 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2537 3120 3780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.91% 86.35% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1752 2055 2607
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 62 108
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 47 £425 - 6
Halifax +21 12 £386 +1.64% 1
Bradford +20 8 £490 +8.89%
Wakefield - 5 £375 -
Pudsey - 2 £500 -
Bingley - 1 £450 -
Huddersfield - 1 £355 - 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Project Management
3 26 (33.77%) Finance
3 26 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
5 15 (19.48%) Retail
6 14 (18.18%) Scrum
7 13 (16.88%) JIRA
8 12 (15.58%) Project Planning
9 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
11 8 (10.39%) Logistics
11 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.39%) Confluence
11 8 (10.39%) Resource Management
11 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.09%) Banking
12 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
13 6 (7.79%) SQL
13 6 (7.79%) HTML
13 6 (7.79%) XML
13 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
13 6 (7.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (7.79%) Marketing
14 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (6.49%) CSS
14 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
14 5 (6.49%) Test Automation

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (10.39%) Confluence
2 4 (5.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Skype
1 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) DB2
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.60%) Big Data
2 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.19%) Grunt
2 4 (5.19%) gulp
3 1 (1.30%) Ant
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
3 15 (19.48%) Retail
4 7 (9.09%) Banking
5 6 (7.79%) Marketing
6 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Project Manager
2 23 (29.87%) Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.49%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) HTML
1 6 (7.79%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 4 (5.19%) CSS3
3 4 (5.19%) HTML5
3 4 (5.19%) jQuery
3 4 (5.19%) Sass
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) Kafka
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) AS400
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.30%) Fintech
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.30%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Unix
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
1 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Project Management
3 26 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.18%) Scrum
5 12 (15.58%) Project Planning
6 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.39%) Logistics
7 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.39%) Resource Management
8 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.19%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) C++
4 1 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Scala
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) VB
4 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.30%) VB6
4 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
1 3 (3.90%) PMP
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) APMP
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) CBAP
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) PMO
2 4 (5.19%) GDPR
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) Demandware
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint