Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 72 116
Rank change year-on-year -16 +44 -36
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 119 119 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.42% 2.80% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.30% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 99 77
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% -0.47% -2.30%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £325
90th Percentile £588 £531 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £39.75 £37.82
% change year-on-year -15.72% +5.10% +52.81%

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 4,272 3,605 4,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.72% 84.84% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,883 2,391 3,119
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 86 129
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +4.78%
10th Percentile £11.09 £9.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £38.10
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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
West Yorkshire -22 86 £450 +7.02% 27
South Yorkshire +11 28 £414 -8.06% 3
North Yorkshire -7 2 £350 -17.65% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 4
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 96 (80.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (27.73%) Project Management
4 27 (22.69%) Retail
5 25 (21.01%) Scrum
6 24 (20.17%) Finance
7 22 (18.49%) Business Analysis
8 15 (12.61%) Java
8 15 (12.61%) Oracle
9 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.76%) SDLC
10 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (10.08%) Migration
12 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
12 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (8.40%) User Stories
13 10 (8.40%) Coaching
13 10 (8.40%) SQL
13 10 (8.40%) Legal
13 10 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (8.40%) Degree
13 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (7.56%) Informatica
15 8 (6.72%) IBM
15 8 (6.72%) Software AG
15 8 (6.72%) TIBCO
15 8 (6.72%) Dell
15 8 (6.72%) GxP
15 8 (6.72%) MS Access

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 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.72%) Anypoint
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.20%) Confluence
4 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.84%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Apigee
1 8 (6.72%) Boomi
2 6 (5.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.36%) Slack
5 3 (2.52%) Trello
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.68%) SMS
3 1 (0.84%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) MS Access
1 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 3 (2.52%) HBase
4 3 (2.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.68%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) JIRA
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.68%) JUnit
4 2 (1.68%) Maven
4 2 (1.68%) Selenium
4 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.84%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) JMeter
5 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.84%) YouTrack
General
1 27 (22.69%) Retail
2 24 (20.17%) Finance
3 10 (8.40%) Legal
4 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.20%) Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Marketing
6 3 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Project Manager
2 27 (22.69%) Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
5 15 (12.61%) Developer
6 11 (9.24%) IT Manager
6 11 (9.24%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Supply Chain Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Supply Chain Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Mobile Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Tester
10 3 (2.52%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) Java EE
1 8 (6.72%) Java SE
2 6 (5.04%) REST
3 5 (4.20%) JSON
3 5 (4.20%) XML
4 4 (3.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.68%) .NET
6 2 (1.68%) Kafka
6 2 (1.68%) Spring
7 1 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.84%) CSS
7 1 (0.84%) HTML
7 1 (0.84%) JDBC
7 1 (0.84%) JMS
7 1 (0.84%) Sass
7 1 (0.84%) SOAP
7 1 (0.84%) Struts
7 1 (0.84%) Tapestry
7 1 (0.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.72%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) NHS
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Unix
2 3 (2.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (80.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (27.73%) Project Management
4 25 (21.01%) Scrum
5 22 (18.49%) Business Analysis
6 14 (11.76%) SDLC
7 12 (10.08%) Migration
8 10 (8.40%) Coaching
8 10 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (8.40%) User Stories
9 8 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.72%) Time Management
9 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.88%) Data Management
10 7 (5.88%) ETL
10 7 (5.88%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.61%) Java
2 10 (8.40%) SQL
3 4 (3.36%) C#
4 3 (2.52%) C++
4 3 (2.52%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.68%) Scala
5 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.84%) Java 8
6 1 (0.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) GxP
2 7 (5.88%) QA
3 6 (5.04%) PMO
4 1 (0.84%) GDPR
4 1 (0.84%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.84%) Nessus
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) Informatica
4 8 (6.72%) Dell
4 8 (6.72%) IBM
4 8 (6.72%) Software AG
4 8 (6.72%) TIBCO
5 7 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.20%) Hortonworks
6 5 (4.20%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.52%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.68%) Citrix
8 2 (1.68%) CODA
8 2 (1.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.84%) Splunk