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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 54 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 1.21% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.59% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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
585 691 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.96% 76.02% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 334 353
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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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 +11 4 £325 -14.47%
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Warrington - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) JNDI
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) J2EE
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (36.36%) JDBC
4 8 (36.36%) JSP
4 8 (36.36%) JMS
5 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) MS Project
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) PMI
7 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) CICS
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 4 (18.18%) DB2
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) CICS
2 3 (13.64%) iPlanet
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Project
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
4 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Solutions Designer
1 6 (27.27%) Designer
2 2 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 2 (9.09%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) J2EE
1 8 (36.36%) JDBC
1 8 (36.36%) JSP
1 8 (36.36%) JMS
1 8 (36.36%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PMI
2 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) RAD
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.55%) System Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) AWK
4 1 (4.55%) Jython
4 1 (4.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
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