Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 64 80
Rank change year-on-year -28 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 82 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.38% 3.32% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.79% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 77 74
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £324 £310 £306
90th Percentile £588 £525 £681
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 3,056 2,504 3,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.73% 87.49% 87.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,075 1,711 2,408
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 53 55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% -13.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.30 £29.02 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +53.85% -10.34% -5.78%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -50 47 £500 +25.00% 13
Bradford +5 16 £425 - 1
Wakefield - 5 £594 -
Halifax -5 4 £575 +64.29% 2
Huddersfield -4 1 £425 +19.72%
Brighouse - 1 £250 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 79 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (30.49%) Scrum
4 20 (24.39%) Retail
5 17 (20.73%) Oracle
6 16 (19.51%) Project Management
6 16 (19.51%) Finance
6 16 (19.51%) Business Analysis
7 15 (18.29%) Java
8 12 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.20%) Boomi
10 10 (12.20%) Java SE
10 10 (12.20%) Java EE
10 10 (12.20%) Software AG
10 10 (12.20%) Informatica
10 10 (12.20%) TIBCO
10 10 (12.20%) IBM
10 10 (12.20%) Dell
10 10 (12.20%) Apigee
10 10 (12.20%) Anypoint
11 9 (10.98%) SDLC
11 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.98%) JIRA
12 8 (9.76%) Degree
12 8 (9.76%) Resource Management
12 8 (9.76%) User Stories
12 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
12 8 (9.76%) Acceptance Criteria

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 10 (12.20%) Anypoint
2 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.66%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) Mule
6 1 (1.22%) SAS
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Boomi
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) Slack
3 3 (3.66%) Trello
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SMS
2 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.22%) SNMP
2 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MS Access
2 2 (2.44%) Big Data
2 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) HBase
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Moq
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) ProC
4 1 (1.22%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (24.39%) Retail
2 16 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Legal
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Project Manager
3 16 (19.51%) Business Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Integration Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Banking Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Change Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Product Business Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Java EE
1 10 (12.20%) Java SE
2 6 (7.32%) JSON
3 5 (6.10%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.66%) REST
4 3 (3.66%) Struts
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) JDBC
5 2 (2.44%) JiBX
5 2 (2.44%) SOAP
5 2 (2.44%) Swagger
5 2 (2.44%) Tapestry
6 1 (1.22%) .NET
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.22%) JSP
6 1 (1.22%) Kafka
6 1 (1.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.88%) NHS
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (30.49%) Scrum
4 16 (19.51%) Business Analysis
4 16 (19.51%) Project Management
5 9 (10.98%) SDLC
6 8 (9.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (9.76%) Resource Management
6 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (9.76%) User Stories
7 5 (6.10%) Change Control
7 5 (6.10%) Coaching
7 5 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.10%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (6.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.88%) Defect Management
8 4 (4.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) C#
4 3 (3.66%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) GxP
2 4 (4.88%) PMO
3 3 (3.66%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Apigee
2 10 (12.20%) Dell
2 10 (12.20%) IBM
2 10 (12.20%) Informatica
2 10 (12.20%) Software AG
2 10 (12.20%) TIBCO
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.44%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.22%) Cadence
7 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.22%) ComArch
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) JDA
7 1 (1.22%) Netezza
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata