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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 36 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.17% 2.11% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 2.46% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
Median daily rate £463 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £363 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £449 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
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
679 974 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.73% 85.44% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 670 318
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +23 20 £575 +30.68% 2
Chester +6 3 £450 -
Knutsford +8 2 £385 -0.64%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Winsford - 1 £400 -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) Finance
3 28 (41.79%) Java
4 27 (40.30%) J2EE
5 25 (37.31%) XML
6 24 (35.82%) Web Services
6 24 (35.82%) Project Management
6 24 (35.82%) Spring
7 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
7 22 (32.84%) JDBC
8 21 (31.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (29.85%) Integration Testing
9 20 (29.85%) JAX-WS
9 20 (29.85%) AOP
9 20 (29.85%) Kanban
9 20 (29.85%) System Integration Testing
9 20 (29.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (29.85%) SOAP
9 20 (29.85%) WSDL
9 20 (29.85%) JAXB
10 14 (20.90%) Oracle
10 14 (20.90%) JSON
11 13 (19.40%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (19.40%) BDD
11 13 (19.40%) RESTful
12 12 (17.91%) JIRA
13 11 (16.42%) Open Source
14 10 (14.93%) Migration
14 10 (14.93%) Banking
14 10 (14.93%) WebSphere

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 10 (14.93%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) CICS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.48%) MS Project
5 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) 802.15
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) IPv6
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) Informix
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) JIRA
2 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.94%) JUnit
2 8 (11.94%) Selenium
2 8 (11.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Introscope
3 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.49%) Mockito
3 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.49%) QUnit
3 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (59.70%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Applications Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (14.93%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Technical Manager
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Digital Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Digital Business Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Head of Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) J2EE
2 25 (37.31%) XML
3 24 (35.82%) Spring
3 24 (35.82%) Web Services
4 22 (32.84%) JDBC
5 20 (29.85%) JAXB
5 20 (29.85%) JAX-WS
5 20 (29.85%) SOAP
5 20 (29.85%) WSDL
6 14 (20.90%) JSON
7 13 (19.40%) RESTful
8 7 (10.45%) Apache Camel
8 7 (10.45%) Middleware
8 7 (10.45%) POJO
8 7 (10.45%) XSLT
9 3 (4.48%) XML Messaging
10 2 (2.99%) CSS
10 2 (2.99%) HTML
11 1 (1.49%) JSP
11 1 (1.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
1 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
1 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Project Management
3 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 21 (31.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (29.85%) AOP
5 20 (29.85%) Integration Testing
5 20 (29.85%) Kanban
5 20 (29.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (29.85%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (19.40%) BDD
7 11 (16.42%) Open Source
8 10 (14.93%) Migration
9 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
9 9 (13.43%) Supplier Management
9 9 (13.43%) TDD
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.45%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (10.45%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (10.45%) Service Design
12 6 (8.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) APMP
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) IBM
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) Sybase
4 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Compuware
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
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