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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 46 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 31 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 1.48% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.99% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
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£413 £439 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £459 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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
903 602 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.54% 74.23% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 321 295
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.53 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% -0.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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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
Warrington - 9 £440 - 1
Knutsford -4 6 £394 +3.07% 1
Chester -5 1 - - 1
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) SDLC
3 27 (50.00%) Finance
4 22 (40.74%) Java
5 20 (37.04%) Linux
5 20 (37.04%) Banking
6 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (35.19%) HTML
7 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.63%) Web Services
8 16 (29.63%) WSDL
9 15 (27.78%) Windows
9 15 (27.78%) HTML5
10 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (25.93%) Project Management
11 13 (24.07%) Servlets
11 13 (24.07%) J2EE
11 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
11 13 (24.07%) JSON
12 12 (22.22%) Spring
12 12 (22.22%) Oracle
12 12 (22.22%) C
12 12 (22.22%) C++
12 12 (22.22%) JSP
12 12 (22.22%) CSS
12 12 (22.22%) UML
12 12 (22.22%) OO
13 11 (20.37%) Subversion
13 11 (20.37%) TDD
13 11 (20.37%) Git (software)

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) Informix
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) Maven
5 4 (7.41%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.56%) Cactus
6 3 (5.56%) FishEye
6 3 (5.56%) Gradle
6 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.85%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.85%) Introscope
7 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
4 5 (9.26%) Advertising
5 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
5 8 (14.81%) Designer
6 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Tools Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Payments Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Change Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) Web Services
2 16 (29.63%) WSDL
3 15 (27.78%) HTML5
4 13 (24.07%) JSON
4 13 (24.07%) J2EE
4 13 (24.07%) Servlets
5 12 (22.22%) CSS
5 12 (22.22%) JSP
5 12 (22.22%) Spring
6 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (14.81%) EJB
7 7 (12.96%) XML
7 7 (12.96%) jQuery
8 6 (11.11%) JDBC
9 5 (9.26%) SOAP
9 5 (9.26%) Struts
10 4 (7.41%) JSF
10 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) SDLC
3 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.93%) Project Management
5 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.22%) UML
6 12 (22.22%) OO
7 11 (20.37%) TDD
8 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.81%) MVC
9 7 (12.96%) OOP
9 7 (12.96%) ITIL
9 7 (12.96%) BDD
10 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) C
3 12 (22.22%) C++
4 10 (18.52%) Python
5 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
5 7 (12.96%) Perl
6 6 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby
8 3 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PMP
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) Perforce
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Compuware
Knutsford, Cheshire
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