Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 70 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +29 -9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 57 93 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.02% 2.91% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 3.34% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 56
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -0.90%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £314
90th Percentile £538 £613 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £439 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.62 -
% change year-on-year +8.63% - -

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 1,644 2,781 2,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.03% 87.10% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 1,898 1,964
Median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 73 77
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% +20.69%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.80 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.06 £20.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.88% +39.66%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Waterfall in West Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in West Yorkshire.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +19 43 £450 -1.10% 5
Bradford +17 9 £410 -4.65%
Pontefract - 2 £500 -
Halifax +11 1 - -
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (19.30%) Retail
4 10 (17.54%) SoapUI
4 10 (17.54%) Java
4 10 (17.54%) API Testing
5 9 (15.79%) Postman
5 9 (15.79%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Open Source
6 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.04%) Katalon Studio
6 8 (14.04%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (12.28%) Finance
8 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) JIRA
8 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.77%) AWS
9 5 (8.77%) CSS
9 5 (8.77%) HTML
9 5 (8.77%) Back Office
10 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 4 (7.02%) REST
10 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.02%) Time Management
10 4 (7.02%) Coaching

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 3 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Azure
3 2 (3.51%) GCP
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
4 1 (1.75%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) SoapUI
2 9 (15.79%) Postman
3 8 (14.04%) Katalon Studio
4 6 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) gulp
5 2 (3.51%) JMeter
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) webpack
6 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) Gatling
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.75%) git-flow
6 1 (1.75%) GitLab
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (19.30%) Retail
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Back Office
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.51%) Billing
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Programme Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Retail Business Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Supply Chain Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Supply Chain Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) CSS
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) GraphQL
3 2 (3.51%) Jest
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) React
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Web Components
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.75%) Enzyme
4 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) Redux
4 1 (1.75%) Sass
4 1 (1.75%) Swagger
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) EPoS
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.54%) API Testing
4 9 (15.79%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Open Source
5 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Coaching
7 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) Scrum
7 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.02%) Time Management
7 4 (7.02%) User Stories
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) ES6
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.75%) PMP
1 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Google
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Databricks
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle