Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 65 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23 -26
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 93 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.66% 3.29% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.76% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 70
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £306
90th Percentile £588 £553 £541
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year -47.25% - -

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 3,103 2,525 3,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.73% 87.34% 88.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,128 1,722 2,364
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £282
90th Percentile £550 £545 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 61 50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +7.17% -2.54%
10th Percentile £11.09 £8.42 £10.19
90th Percentile £30.80 £27.50 £21.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.61% -2.07% +4.50%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 20 September 2018. 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 -22 52 £468 +10.00% 10
Bradford +7 25 £413 -15.82% 3
Wakefield +5 5 £594 +48.44%
Halifax -8 3 £575 +58.62%
Bingley -2 1 £450 -
Huddersfield -13 1 £425 +19.72% 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 87 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (29.03%) Project Management
4 26 (27.96%) Retail
5 23 (24.73%) Scrum
6 20 (21.51%) Business Analysis
7 17 (18.28%) Java
7 17 (18.28%) Oracle
8 16 (17.20%) Finance
9 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (11.83%) SDLC
12 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
13 10 (10.75%) Dell
13 10 (10.75%) IBM
13 10 (10.75%) TIBCO
13 10 (10.75%) Software AG
13 10 (10.75%) Informatica
13 10 (10.75%) Migration
13 10 (10.75%) Boomi
13 10 (10.75%) Apigee
13 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (10.75%) Java SE
13 10 (10.75%) Java EE
13 10 (10.75%) Anypoint
14 9 (9.68%) User Stories
14 9 (9.68%) Legal
14 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (9.68%) SQL

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 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.75%) Anypoint
3 8 (8.60%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.23%) Confluence
6 2 (2.15%) SAS
7 1 (1.08%) Mule
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Boomi
2 6 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.23%) Slack
4 3 (3.23%) Trello
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.15%) SMS
3 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) MS Access
2 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) Big Data
3 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.15%) HBase
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.15%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (2.15%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) JIRA
2 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.15%) JUnit
3 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 26 (27.96%) Retail
2 16 (17.20%) Finance
3 9 (9.68%) Legal
4 6 (6.45%) Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Marketing
6 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
1 23 (24.73%) Project Manager
2 16 (17.20%) Business Analyst
2 16 (17.20%) Developer
3 9 (9.68%) Programme Manager
4 6 (6.45%) Architect
5 5 (5.38%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Integration Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Supply Chain Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Supply Chain Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) Java EE
1 10 (10.75%) Java SE
2 5 (5.38%) JSON
3 4 (4.30%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) REST
4 3 (3.23%) Struts
4 3 (3.23%) Web Services
5 2 (2.15%) JDBC
5 2 (2.15%) JiBX
5 2 (2.15%) Kafka
5 2 (2.15%) SOAP
5 2 (2.15%) Swagger
5 2 (2.15%) Tapestry
6 1 (1.08%) .NET
6 1 (1.08%) J2EE
6 1 (1.08%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.08%) JSP
6 1 (1.08%) Velocity
6 1 (1.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.60%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Unix
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (29.03%) Project Management
4 23 (24.73%) Scrum
5 20 (21.51%) Business Analysis
6 11 (11.83%) SDLC
7 10 (10.75%) Migration
7 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (9.68%) User Stories
9 8 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.53%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.53%) Resource Management
10 7 (7.53%) Time Management
10 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Data Management
11 6 (6.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 5 (5.38%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (5.38%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) Java
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) C++
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) GxP
2 6 (6.45%) PMO
3 3 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.75%) Apigee
3 10 (10.75%) Dell
3 10 (10.75%) IBM
3 10 (10.75%) Informatica
3 10 (10.75%) Software AG
3 10 (10.75%) TIBCO
4 7 (7.53%) MuleSoft
4 7 (7.53%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.30%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.15%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.08%) ComArch
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Splunk