The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 1.56% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.96% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £475 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £17.66
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +197.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 511 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.38% 79.72% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 333 276
Median daily rate £425 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.62 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Birmingham region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) ISEB
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.83%) Hazelcast
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) SOLID
5 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Hazelcast
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Blockchain
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Web Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) COM
4 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) SOLID
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com