The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / Yorkshire
Rank 78 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 48 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.25% 2.82% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 3.48% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 32
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £658 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 2268 2147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.39% 80.88% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1527 1390
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 64 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £34.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -23 35 £400 +6.66% 21
South Yorkshire +9 11 £500 +42.85% 5
North Yorkshire +9 3 £385 +8.07% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) Finance
3 22 (25.58%) Project Management
4 21 (24.42%) SQL
5 19 (22.09%) SDLC
6 18 (20.93%) Business Analysis
7 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (17.44%) Java
9 13 (15.12%) Use Case
10 12 (13.95%) Web Services
10 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.63%) Oracle
12 10 (11.63%) Scrum
12 10 (11.63%) Law
12 10 (11.63%) Workflow
12 10 (11.63%) QA
13 9 (10.47%) User Stories
13 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.30%) JSP
14 8 (9.30%) Retail
14 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 8 (9.30%) Workflow Analysis
15 7 (8.14%) User Experience
15 7 (8.14%) Kanban
15 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
15 7 (8.14%) JIRA
15 7 (8.14%) DevOps

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.14%) WebSphere
1 7 (8.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.65%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
1 7 (8.14%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (6.98%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.33%) NUnit
6 1 (1.16%) Grunt
6 1 (1.16%) gulp
6 1 (1.16%) Hudson
6 1 (1.16%) Maven
6 1 (1.16%) MSTest
6 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Law
3 8 (9.30%) Retail
4 7 (8.14%) Banking
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Games
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Business Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Project Manager
4 13 (15.12%) Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Data Centre Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Web Services
2 8 (9.30%) JSP
3 7 (8.14%) J2EE
3 7 (8.14%) JavaBeans
3 7 (8.14%) Struts
4 5 (5.81%) .NET
5 4 (4.65%) CSS
5 4 (4.65%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) REST
6 3 (3.49%) SOAP
6 3 (3.49%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.33%) Apache CXF
7 2 (2.33%) Spring
7 2 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.16%) XHTML
8 1 (1.16%) XSD
8 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.49%) Wiki
6 2 (2.33%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Windows
1 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Project Management
3 19 (22.09%) SDLC
4 18 (20.93%) Business Analysis
5 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.12%) Use Case
7 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.63%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) Workflow
9 9 (10.47%) User Stories
10 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Workflow Analysis
11 7 (8.14%) CRM
11 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.14%) DevOps
11 7 (8.14%) Identity Management
11 7 (8.14%) Kanban
11 7 (8.14%) TDD
12 6 (6.98%) ITIL
12 6 (6.98%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) Java
3 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) C
5 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
1 3 (3.49%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) IFRS
2 2 (2.33%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) FATCA
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) PMO
3 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) Cognos
3 4 (4.65%) hybris
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) HP
4 1 (1.16%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore