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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 30 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 27 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.25% 3.08% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 3.84% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 9
Median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £369 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £506 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £17.66
% change year-on-year
- +133.57%
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
533 807 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.81% 80.14% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 557 333
Median daily rate £425 £440 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Warrington +14 23 £525 +16.66%
Chester +2 2 £375 -
Winsford - 1 £400 -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) Project Management
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
4 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (31.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) Supplier Management
7 11 (23.40%) Open Source
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.15%) Migration
9 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
9 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
10 8 (17.02%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (17.02%) UML
10 8 (17.02%) MS Visio
10 8 (17.02%) OO
10 8 (17.02%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) MS Office
10 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.89%) J2EE
11 7 (14.89%) Web Services
11 7 (14.89%) Service Design
11 7 (14.89%) Spring
12 6 (12.77%) Use Case
12 6 (12.77%) JIRA
12 6 (12.77%) XML
12 6 (12.77%) SOAP
12 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (10.64%) TDD
13 5 (10.64%) Banking

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 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 8 (17.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.26%) MS Project
5 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) IPsec
2 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Informix
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) JUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Introscope
3 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.13%) Mockito
3 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.13%) QUnit
3 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) J2EE
1 7 (14.89%) Spring
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) JDBC
4 4 (8.51%) JAXB
4 4 (8.51%) JAX-WS
4 4 (8.51%) JSON
4 4 (8.51%) WSDL
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) JSTL
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) SAML
6 2 (4.26%) Struts
7 1 (2.13%) Servlets
7 1 (2.13%) XSL
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) Project Management
3 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.53%) Supplier Management
5 11 (23.40%) Open Source
6 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
6 9 (19.15%) Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (17.02%) OO
7 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.02%) UML
8 7 (14.89%) Service Design
9 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (12.77%) Use Case
10 5 (10.64%) TDD
10 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) AOP
11 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Kanban
11 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) APMP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) hybris
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Compuware
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Perforce
6 1 (2.13%) SaltStack