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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 40 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 50 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.53% 1.97% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 2.33% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £375 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £407 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
933 857 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.51% 84.35% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 539 304
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +6 20 £480 +20.00%
Chester +12 13 £400 -0.12%
Knutsford -14 6 £425 +13.33% 1
Macclesfield 0 5 £813 +132.14%
Northwich - 2 - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 68 (88.31%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (68.83%) Finance
3 29 (37.66%) Project Management
3 29 (37.66%) Java
4 26 (33.77%) Web Services
5 25 (32.47%) SDLC
6 23 (29.87%) XML
7 22 (28.57%) J2EE
8 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.68%) Oracle
10 18 (23.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
11 17 (22.08%) WSDL
12 16 (20.78%) SQL
13 15 (19.48%) Service Management
13 15 (19.48%) TDD
14 14 (18.18%) Banking
14 14 (18.18%) Subversion
15 13 (16.88%) Spring
16 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.58%) JSP
17 11 (14.29%) Servlets
17 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
17 11 (14.29%) EJB
17 11 (14.29%) IBM
17 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (14.29%) BDD
17 11 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
18 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills

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 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.69%) CICS
3 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 8 (10.39%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Skype
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) DB2
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Subversion
2 8 (10.39%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) JUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (68.83%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Military
4 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.90%) Billing
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Law
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.88%) Business Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Designer
9 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Finance Manager
10 3 (3.90%) IT Finance Manager
10 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) Web Services
2 23 (29.87%) XML
3 22 (28.57%) J2EE
4 17 (22.08%) WSDL
5 13 (16.88%) Spring
6 12 (15.58%) JSP
7 11 (14.29%) EJB
7 11 (14.29%) Servlets
8 9 (11.69%) JMS
9 8 (10.39%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.39%) Middleware
9 8 (10.39%) Struts
9 8 (10.39%) XSD
10 7 (9.09%) JDBC
11 6 (7.79%) JAXB
11 6 (7.79%) JAX-WS
11 6 (7.79%) JSON
11 6 (7.79%) SOAP
11 6 (7.79%) XML Messaging
12 5 (6.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.69%) Mainframe
2 8 (10.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (10.39%) PMI
3 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.90%) IVR
4 3 (3.90%) VUI
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) AIX
4 3 (3.90%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Project Management
3 25 (32.47%) SDLC
4 18 (23.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (19.48%) Service Management
5 15 (19.48%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 11 (14.29%) BDD
7 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.69%) Integration Testing
8 9 (11.69%) PRINCE
8 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.69%) Supplier Management
9 8 (10.39%) CMMI
9 8 (10.39%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.39%) RUP
10 7 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) Assembly Language
4 8 (10.39%) COBOL
5 6 (7.79%) C++
6 5 (6.49%) C#
7 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.90%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
2 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) Sun Certification
5 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) MBA
7 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) StatsD
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) IBM
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) SAP
4 8 (10.39%) Chordiant
5 6 (7.79%) Sybase
5 6 (7.79%) TIBCO
6 5 (6.49%) Sun
7 4 (5.19%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) Apigee
8 1 (1.30%) Ariba
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.30%) Mashery