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 25 June 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.

Waterfall Model
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 94 85
Rank change year-on-year +40 -9  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 71 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.57% 1.84% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 2.13% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 40
Median daily rate £418 £410 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -1.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 1680 2396 2467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.42% 86.53% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1666 1725
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +32 57 £418 +1.58% 12
South Yorkshire +12 8 £400 -1.53% 4
North Yorkshire +8 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 109 (91.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) Finance
3 28 (23.53%) Project Management
4 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.97%) Retail
5 19 (15.97%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.61%) Scrum
6 15 (12.61%) ITIL
6 15 (12.61%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.61%) SDLC
7 13 (10.92%) Banking
7 13 (10.92%) Use Case
8 12 (10.08%) QA
8 12 (10.08%) JIRA
9 11 (9.24%) Java
9 11 (9.24%) SQL
9 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (9.24%) Service Design
9 11 (9.24%) User Stories
10 10 (8.40%) Web Services
10 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
11 9 (7.56%) Workflow
11 9 (7.56%) Degree
11 9 (7.56%) Test Management
11 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.56%) Open Source
11 9 (7.56%) Minimum Viable Product
11 9 (7.56%) Programme Delivery
12 8 (6.72%) Workflow Analysis

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 4 (3.36%) CMS
2 3 (2.52%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.84%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
1 5 (4.20%) WAN
2 2 (1.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.52%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) JIRA
2 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.20%) Selenium
3 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.52%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (1.68%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.68%) JUnit
5 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.68%) NUnit
5 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.68%) Toad
6 1 (0.84%) Grunt
6 1 (0.84%) gulp
6 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.84%) Hudson
6 1 (0.84%) Maven
6 1 (0.84%) MSTest
6 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Retail
3 13 (10.92%) Banking
4 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.04%) Marketing
6 3 (2.52%) Law
6 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.68%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Legal
8 1 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Analyst
2 26 (21.85%) Business Analyst
3 24 (20.17%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.40%) Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Test Manager
5 9 (7.56%) Designer
5 9 (7.56%) Digital Project Manager
5 9 (7.56%) Senior Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Architect
7 6 (5.04%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) Web Services
2 7 (5.88%) XML
3 6 (5.04%) REST
4 5 (4.20%) CSS
4 5 (4.20%) HTML
5 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.36%) SOAP
5 4 (3.36%) Spring
6 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.52%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.52%) CSS3
6 3 (2.52%) HTML5
6 3 (2.52%) J2EE
6 3 (2.52%) JavaBeans
6 3 (2.52%) JMS
6 3 (2.52%) JSP
6 3 (2.52%) Sass
6 3 (2.52%) Struts
7 2 (1.68%) .NET
7 2 (1.68%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Minimum Viable Product
3 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.20%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) Wiki
7 2 (1.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (91.60%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.53%) Project Management
3 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.97%) Business Analysis
5 15 (12.61%) E-Commerce
5 15 (12.61%) ITIL
5 15 (12.61%) Scrum
5 15 (12.61%) SDLC
6 13 (10.92%) Use Case
7 11 (9.24%) Service Design
7 11 (9.24%) User Stories
8 9 (7.56%) Open Source
8 9 (7.56%) Programme Delivery
8 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.56%) Test Management
8 9 (7.56%) Workflow
9 8 (6.72%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) Integration Testing
9 8 (6.72%) Kanban
9 8 (6.72%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) Java
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.20%) C
4 3 (2.52%) VBA
5 2 (1.68%) C#
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.84%) VB
6 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) ISEB
3 5 (4.20%) PMP
4 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.68%) CISA
6 2 (1.68%) CISM
6 2 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) PMO
3 3 (2.52%) GDPR
4 2 (1.68%) FATCA
4 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.84%) P3O
5 1 (0.84%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) HP
3 3 (2.52%) hybris
4 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.68%) McAfee
4 2 (1.68%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago