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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 41 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 31 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.98% 3.43% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 4.10% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 2
Median daily rate £475 £413 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -6.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £18.91 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+99.62% -69.00%
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
654 804 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.06% 83.58% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 490 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £30.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.61% -13.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +9 17 £475 -
Warrington +1 9 £488 +10.79% 1
Knutsford -6 1 £345 -13.75% 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (64.20%) Finance
3 39 (48.15%) Java
4 38 (46.91%) J2EE
5 37 (45.68%) Web Services
6 36 (44.44%) XML
7 29 (35.80%) WSDL
8 28 (34.57%) Spring
8 28 (34.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (33.33%) Project Management
10 24 (29.63%) Oracle
10 24 (29.63%) Integration Testing
11 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
11 23 (28.40%) JDBC
12 21 (25.93%) SOAP
12 21 (25.93%) JAXB
12 21 (25.93%) AOP
12 21 (25.93%) WebSphere
12 21 (25.93%) JAX-WS
12 21 (25.93%) Kanban
12 21 (25.93%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (24.69%) SQL
14 18 (22.22%) BDD
14 18 (22.22%) TDD
15 17 (20.99%) Subversion
15 17 (20.99%) IBM
15 17 (20.99%) SDLC
16 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
17 14 (17.28%) JSON
17 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration

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 21 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.11%) CICS
3 8 (9.88%) JBoss
3 8 (9.88%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
1 3 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Skype
2 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) 802.15
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) IPv6
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) DB2
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.23%) Informix
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Subversion
2 11 (13.58%) JIRA
3 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.11%) JUnit
3 9 (11.11%) Selenium
4 8 (9.88%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) Introscope
6 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.23%) QUnit
6 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (64.20%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Military
3 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.70%) Billing
5 2 (2.47%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Developer
2 24 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Applications Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (8.64%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Digital Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Head of Support
11 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.91%) J2EE
2 37 (45.68%) Web Services
3 36 (44.44%) XML
4 29 (35.80%) WSDL
5 28 (34.57%) Spring
6 23 (28.40%) JDBC
7 21 (25.93%) JAXB
7 21 (25.93%) JAX-WS
7 21 (25.93%) SOAP
8 14 (17.28%) JSON
9 13 (16.05%) RESTful
10 9 (11.11%) JMS
10 9 (11.11%) JSP
10 9 (11.11%) Middleware
10 9 (11.11%) Servlets
11 8 (9.88%) EJB
11 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
11 8 (9.88%) Struts
11 8 (9.88%) XSD
11 8 (9.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (9.88%) PMI
3 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
1 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
1 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
1 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (33.33%) Project Management
4 24 (29.63%) Integration Testing
5 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
6 21 (25.93%) AOP
6 21 (25.93%) Kanban
6 21 (25.93%) System Integration Testing
7 18 (22.22%) BDD
7 18 (22.22%) TDD
8 17 (20.99%) SDLC
9 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
11 12 (14.81%) Service Management
12 10 (12.35%) Agile Project Management
12 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (11.11%) PRINCE
13 9 (11.11%) Supplier Management
14 8 (9.88%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (9.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) Java
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.88%) Assembly Language
5 8 (9.88%) COBOL
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.64%) ISEB
2 7 (8.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) Sun Certification
5 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.47%) MBA
6 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) APMP
7 1 (1.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Oracle
2 17 (20.99%) IBM
3 8 (9.88%) Chordiant
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.64%) SAP
5 5 (6.17%) Sun
5 5 (6.17%) Sybase
5 5 (6.17%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.94%) VMware
7 2 (2.47%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Adobe
8 1 (1.23%) Apigee
8 1 (1.23%) Ariba
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) Compuware
8 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.23%) Mashery
8 1 (1.23%) Perforce