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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 37 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 29 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.78% 1.52% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 2.06% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Median daily rate £381 £370 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% -17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £545 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
Waterfall
West Midlands

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
603 535 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.52% 73.79% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 341 321
Median daily rate £388 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) V-Model
3 15 (39.47%) Degree
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) UML
5 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
5 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
6 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 11 (28.95%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
7 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 7 (18.42%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) ISEB
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.16%) Retail
10 5 (13.16%) Scrum
11 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
11 4 (10.53%) ITIL
11 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
11 4 (10.53%) JIRA
12 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
12 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
12 3 (7.89%) ISTQB

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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
1 11 (28.95%) Software Team Leader
1 11 (28.95%) Team Leader
2 9 (23.68%) .NET Software Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) C# Software Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Lead Software Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) V-Model
3 14 (36.84%) UML
4 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.89%) Process Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.26%) Security Management
9 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
3 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CISA
4 2 (5.26%) CISM
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) IISP
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMP
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) ISO27005
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.26%) TickIT
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
2 2 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) hybris
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Qualys
2 2 (5.26%) Sun
2 2 (5.26%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.63%) HP