Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 94 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -44 +26
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 70 65 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.31% 2.02% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.38% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 115
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £331 £334 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £670
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
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 2,550 2,726 3,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.27% 84.63% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,740 1,784 2,415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £265
90th Percentile £550 £539 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 105
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.19 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.55 £30.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.73% -0.90% -

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 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 -5 43 £408 -4.12% 20
Bradford +10 8 £490 - 7
Halifax +10 8 £428 +12.50% 2
Wakefield - 5 £375 -
Pudsey - 2 £500 -
Bingley - 1 £450 -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (30.00%) Project Management
4 19 (27.14%) Finance
5 18 (25.71%) JIRA
6 16 (22.86%) Retail
7 15 (21.43%) Scrum
8 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (18.57%) Mentoring
9 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
9 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
10 11 (15.71%) Confluence
11 9 (12.86%) Project Planning
12 8 (11.43%) Logistics
13 7 (10.00%) HTML
13 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 7 (10.00%) CSS
13 7 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (10.00%) Banking
13 7 (10.00%) QA
13 7 (10.00%) Resource Management
13 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (10.00%) User Stories
14 6 (8.57%) Grunt
14 6 (8.57%) DevOps
14 6 (8.57%) Test Planning
14 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 (15.71%) Confluence
2 6 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 5 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 5 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Skype
1 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.86%) Big Data
1 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.86%) DB2
1 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.57%) Grunt
2 6 (8.57%) gulp
3 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Retail
3 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Project Manager
2 21 (30.00%) Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.57%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum Master
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.86%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) CSS
1 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) CSS3
2 6 (8.57%) HTML5
2 6 (8.57%) jQuery
2 6 (8.57%) Sass
3 3 (4.29%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) JSON
4 1 (1.43%) Kafka
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) Velocity
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (30.00%) Project Management
4 15 (21.43%) Scrum
5 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
6 13 (18.57%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.86%) Project Planning
8 8 (11.43%) Logistics
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 7 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.00%) User Stories
10 6 (8.57%) DevOps
10 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (8.57%) Test Planning
10 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) APMP
2 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.43%) CBAP
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) GDPR
3 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.86%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Adobe
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Demandware
4 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint