Period
to 24 June 2019

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 6 months to 24 June 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 90 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 +21
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 89 123 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.03% 2.52% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.89% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 84
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £430 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +5.52% +7.95%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £613 £588 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.94 - £45.50
10th Percentile £14.02 - £45.25
90th Percentile £24.06 - £45.75
England median hourly rate £60.00 £24.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -47.25% +4.60%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,737 4,253 3,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.28% 87.24% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,480 2,824 2,291
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 118 87
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.31 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% +56.19% -16.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.53 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.45 £35.94
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.18% -12.00% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +16 71 £433 -3.89% 3
South Yorkshire -55 7 £363 -9.38% 1
East Yorkshire +4 2 - -
North Yorkshire +2 2 £450 -26.53%
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 77 (86.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Project Management
3 25 (28.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (25.84%) Finance
5 18 (20.22%) Retail
6 13 (14.61%) SDLC
7 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (12.36%) Scrum
9 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.24%) Coaching
10 9 (10.11%) Migration
10 9 (10.11%) NoSQL
11 8 (8.99%) Banking
11 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
12 7 (7.87%) SQL
12 7 (7.87%) Java
12 7 (7.87%) JIRA
12 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (7.87%) Office 365
12 7 (7.87%) DevOps
13 6 (6.74%) Confluence
13 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
13 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
13 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
13 6 (6.74%) Oracle
13 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.74%) Windows
13 6 (6.74%) ETL

Waterfall
Co-occurring 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 6 (6.74%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) BASE24
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Office 365
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.37%) Yammer
4 2 (2.25%) G Suite
4 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.25%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) ATM
2 2 (2.25%) WebEx
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
3 1 (1.12%) SSH
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) VPN
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.62%) Big Data
3 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.49%) Data Lake
4 4 (4.49%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) Power BI
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) JIRA
2 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.12%) JMeter
5 1 (1.12%) JUnit
5 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.12%) Mocha
5 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.12%) ProC
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Project Manager
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Contracts Manager
5 7 (7.87%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.87%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Data Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) BASE24 Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Office 365 Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Office 365 Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Project Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) XMPP
3 2 (2.25%) .NET Core
3 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) GraphQL
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) JSON
3 2 (2.25%) REST
3 2 (2.25%) Spring
3 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) CSS3
4 1 (1.12%) Jest
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) React
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) WSH
4 1 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Tandem
2 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.37%) NHS
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.12%) DataPower
5 1 (1.12%) IVR
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (86.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Project Management
3 25 (28.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.61%) SDLC
5 11 (12.36%) Scrum
6 10 (11.24%) Coaching
6 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.11%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) DevOps
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.74%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.74%) ETL
9 6 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.62%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.87%) Java
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) C#
3 3 (3.37%) Python
4 2 (2.25%) PHP
4 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) C++
5 1 (1.12%) ES6
5 1 (1.12%) ES7
5 1 (1.12%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.12%) Scala
5 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) PMP
4 2 (2.25%) CISM
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) PA-DSS
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) PSD2
3 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Kibana
3 1 (1.12%) Nessus
3 1 (1.12%) Rancher
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Cloudera
2 5 (5.62%) Hortonworks
2 5 (5.62%) HP
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) Tableau
5 2 (2.25%) CODA
5 2 (2.25%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (1.12%) Kofax
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Xerox