The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 44 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 37 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.20% 2.47% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 3.00% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 4
Median daily rate £475 £401 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Waterfall
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
731 800 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.88% 82.47% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 484 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +16 26 £475 +18.60%
Warrington -2 8 £488 +30.00%
Northwich - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 74 (89.16%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.86%) Finance
3 42 (50.60%) Java
4 38 (45.78%) J2EE
4 38 (45.78%) Web Services
5 35 (42.17%) XML
6 29 (34.94%) WSDL
6 29 (34.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (33.73%) Spring
8 27 (32.53%) Project Management
9 24 (28.92%) Oracle
9 24 (28.92%) Integration Testing
10 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
11 22 (26.51%) WebSphere
11 22 (26.51%) JDBC
12 21 (25.30%) SOAP
12 21 (25.30%) JAXB
12 21 (25.30%) AOP
12 21 (25.30%) JAX-WS
12 21 (25.30%) Kanban
12 21 (25.30%) System Integration Testing
13 19 (22.89%) SDLC
13 19 (22.89%) SQL
14 18 (21.69%) BDD
15 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
16 16 (19.28%) IBM
16 16 (19.28%) TDD
16 16 (19.28%) Subversion
17 15 (18.07%) Service Management
18 13 (15.66%) JSON

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 22 (26.51%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.84%) CICS
3 8 (9.64%) JBoss
3 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Skype
2 1 (1.20%) 802.15
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) IPv6
2 1 (1.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) DB2
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Subversion
2 8 (9.64%) ClearCase
2 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) JIRA
2 8 (9.64%) JUnit
2 8 (9.64%) Selenium
3 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (63.86%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Military
3 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.61%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Developer
2 25 (30.12%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Senior Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Applications Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (8.43%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Architect
8 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Designer
9 5 (6.02%) Digital Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.82%) Head of Development
10 4 (4.82%) Head of Support
10 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) J2EE
1 38 (45.78%) Web Services
2 35 (42.17%) XML
3 29 (34.94%) WSDL
4 28 (33.73%) Spring
5 22 (26.51%) JDBC
6 21 (25.30%) JAXB
6 21 (25.30%) JAX-WS
6 21 (25.30%) SOAP
7 13 (15.66%) JSON
7 13 (15.66%) RESTful
8 12 (14.46%) JSP
9 11 (13.25%) EJB
9 11 (13.25%) Servlets
10 10 (12.05%) Middleware
11 9 (10.84%) JMS
12 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
12 8 (9.64%) Struts
12 8 (9.64%) XSD
12 8 (9.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.64%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (9.64%) PMI
3 4 (4.82%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.82%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) IVR
4 3 (3.61%) VUI
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
1 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
1 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
1 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (89.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (32.53%) Project Management
4 24 (28.92%) Integration Testing
5 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
6 21 (25.30%) AOP
6 21 (25.30%) Kanban
6 21 (25.30%) System Integration Testing
7 19 (22.89%) SDLC
8 18 (21.69%) BDD
9 16 (19.28%) TDD
10 15 (18.07%) Service Management
11 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (13.25%) Agile Project Management
12 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
12 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.84%) PRINCE
13 9 (10.84%) Supplier Management
14 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
14 8 (9.64%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) SQL
3 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.64%) Assembly Language
5 8 (9.64%) COBOL
6 3 (3.61%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.43%) ISEB
2 7 (8.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.02%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) MBA
6 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Oracle
2 16 (19.28%) IBM
3 8 (9.64%) Chordiant
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) SAP
5 6 (7.23%) Sybase
5 6 (7.23%) TIBCO
6 5 (6.02%) Sun
7 4 (4.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) Apigee
8 1 (1.20%) Ariba
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.20%) HP
8 1 (1.20%) Mashery