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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 50 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 34 66 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.55% 3.41% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.11% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 29
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £662 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1132 1604 1575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 82.85% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 1123 1008
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

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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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 32 £388 +3.33% 7
Bradford +3 1 - - 4
Halifax 0 1 £513 +44.00% 6
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) Project Management
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
5 12 (21.05%) Java
5 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.54%) Law
6 10 (17.54%) Oracle
6 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
7 9 (15.79%) SDLC
7 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.04%) QA
8 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Use Case
9 7 (12.28%) Kanban
9 7 (12.28%) Rational Application Developer
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle Identity Management
9 7 (12.28%) User Stories
9 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
9 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
9 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (12.28%) Struts
9 7 (12.28%) Web Services
9 7 (12.28%) JSP
9 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce

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 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
1 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.51%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.75%) Hudson
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Law
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.79%) Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 3 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) J2EE
1 7 (12.28%) JavaBeans
1 7 (12.28%) JSP
1 7 (12.28%) Struts
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Apache CXF
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
4 1 (1.75%) XHTML
4 1 (1.75%) XSD
4 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) User Experience
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.26%) Wiki
6 2 (3.51%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) iPad
7 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Project Management
3 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.79%) SDLC
5 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.04%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
6 7 (12.28%) Kanban
6 7 (12.28%) Use Case
6 7 (12.28%) User Stories
7 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
8 5 (8.77%) TDD
8 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.77%) Time Management
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 12 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) IFRS
2 2 (3.51%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Cognos
4 3 (5.26%) hybris
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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