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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 39 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.78% 2.97% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 3.50% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 6
Median daily rate £475 £413 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £360 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £443 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
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
611 914 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.46% 84.71% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 590 349
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 35
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.64 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -41.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Chester +10 13 £475 -
Warrington +13 6 £475 +7.95%
Knutsford +2 2 £385 -0.64%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (87.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) Finance
3 29 (41.43%) Java
3 29 (41.43%) J2EE
4 28 (40.00%) Web Services
5 27 (38.57%) XML
6 26 (37.14%) Spring
7 24 (34.29%) Project Management
8 23 (32.86%) JDBC
8 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
8 23 (32.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (30.00%) Integration Testing
9 21 (30.00%) AOP
9 21 (30.00%) JAX-WS
9 21 (30.00%) Kanban
9 21 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (30.00%) SOAP
9 21 (30.00%) WSDL
9 21 (30.00%) JAXB
10 14 (20.00%) Oracle
10 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (20.00%) JSON
11 13 (18.57%) Supplier Management
11 13 (18.57%) RESTful
11 13 (18.57%) BDD
11 13 (18.57%) TDD
12 12 (17.14%) WebSphere
13 11 (15.71%) JIRA
14 10 (14.29%) Banking
14 10 (14.29%) SQL

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 12 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Skype
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) 802.15
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) IPv6
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Informix
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) JIRA
2 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.86%) JUnit
2 9 (12.86%) Selenium
2 9 (12.86%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Introscope
3 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.43%) Mockito
3 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.43%) QUnit
3 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (55.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Senior Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Applications Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Digital Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Head of Development
9 4 (5.71%) Head of Support
9 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) J2EE
2 28 (40.00%) Web Services
3 27 (38.57%) XML
4 26 (37.14%) Spring
5 23 (32.86%) JDBC
6 21 (30.00%) JAXB
6 21 (30.00%) JAX-WS
6 21 (30.00%) SOAP
6 21 (30.00%) WSDL
7 14 (20.00%) JSON
8 13 (18.57%) RESTful
9 8 (11.43%) Apache Camel
9 8 (11.43%) Middleware
9 8 (11.43%) POJO
9 8 (11.43%) XSLT
10 4 (5.71%) XML Messaging
11 2 (2.86%) CSS
11 2 (2.86%) HTML
11 2 (2.86%) jQuery
12 1 (1.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.71%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Project Management
3 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (30.00%) AOP
4 21 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 21 (30.00%) Kanban
4 21 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (18.57%) BDD
6 13 (18.57%) Supplier Management
6 13 (18.57%) TDD
7 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.86%) SDLC
8 8 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
8 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 8 (11.43%) Open Source
8 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.43%) User Stories
9 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 10 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) C++
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) APMP
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) IBM
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Sybase
4 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Compuware
6 1 (1.43%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce