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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 3.94% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 4.71% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 16
Median daily rate £368 £406 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.53% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £318 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £590 £638
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 £45.00 £52.50 £17.66
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +197.28%

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
408 764 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.47% 83.68% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 479 379
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +8 2 - - 1
Warrington +26 1 £310 -3.12%
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Project Management
3 14 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Supplier Management
6 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) OO
7 8 (22.86%) UML
7 8 (22.86%) Open Source
8 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (20.00%) MS Office
8 7 (20.00%) Service Design
9 6 (17.14%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
9 6 (17.14%) Use Case
10 5 (14.29%) Citrix
10 5 (14.29%) RUP
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) Java
11 4 (11.43%) MS Project
11 4 (11.43%) Web Services
11 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (11.43%) SDLC
12 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
12 3 (8.57%) Computer Science

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 (8.57%) JBoss
1 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (20.00%) MS Office
4 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (11.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) IPsec
1 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) J2EE
2 3 (8.57%) Struts
3 2 (5.71%) JSTL
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) SAML
3 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) EJB
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) JMS
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) Struts2
4 1 (2.86%) WSDL
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) PMI
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Project Management
3 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (34.29%) Supplier Management
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) Open Source
6 8 (22.86%) UML
7 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Service Design
8 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (17.14%) Use Case
9 5 (14.29%) RUP
10 4 (11.43%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
12 2 (5.71%) Change Management
12 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) Groovy
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) APMP
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) hybris
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.86%) SaltStack