The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 55 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 20 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.28% 1.51% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.88% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
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£400 £470 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +26.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £575 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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
692 640 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.00% 80.60% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 304 225
Average daily rate £408 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +2 6 £375 -17.58% 4
Warrington -5 4 £400 -
Chester +8 1 £400 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 4
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) Project Management
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) C
6 11 (29.73%) C++
6 11 (29.73%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) OO
6 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) Banking
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.03%) HTML5
7 10 (27.03%) HTML
8 9 (24.32%) J2EE
8 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.62%) Degree
9 8 (21.62%) XML
10 7 (18.92%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (16.22%) JNDI
11 6 (16.22%) Java EE
11 6 (16.22%) BDD
11 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) CICS
2 5 (13.51%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Project
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) ATM
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 10 (27.03%) HTML5
3 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
3 9 (24.32%) J2EE
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) Java EE
6 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) JNDI
6 6 (16.22%) JMS
6 6 (16.22%) WSDL
6 6 (16.22%) JDBC
6 6 (16.22%) JSP
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mainframe
1 6 (16.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (13.51%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) AIX
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
2 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 11 (29.73%) OO
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) OOP
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) Analytics
6 5 (13.51%) AOP
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) C
2 11 (29.73%) C++
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Objective-C
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
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