The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 26 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.32% 1.17% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.27% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
Waterfall
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 158 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.77% 92.40% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 36
Median daily rate £413 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 21
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Chester region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Chester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (92.86%) Java
2 26 (92.86%) J2EE
3 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (85.71%) XML
5 23 (82.14%) Web Services
5 23 (82.14%) Spring
6 21 (75.00%) JDBC
7 20 (71.43%) SOAP
7 20 (71.43%) WSDL
7 20 (71.43%) JAXB
7 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
7 20 (71.43%) AOP
7 20 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (71.43%) Integration Testing
7 20 (71.43%) JAX-WS
7 20 (71.43%) Kanban
7 20 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (50.00%) JSON
9 13 (46.43%) BDD
9 13 (46.43%) RESTful
10 11 (39.29%) Oracle
11 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
12 8 (28.57%) JIRA
12 8 (28.57%) Subversion
12 8 (28.57%) TDD
12 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
12 8 (28.57%) SQL
12 8 (28.57%) IBM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
2 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) JUnit
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.57%) QUnit
General
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Senior Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (39.29%) Applications Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Digital Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (7.14%) XML Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Manager
8 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Product Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) J2EE
2 24 (85.71%) XML
3 23 (82.14%) Spring
3 23 (82.14%) Web Services
4 21 (75.00%) JDBC
5 20 (71.43%) JAXB
5 20 (71.43%) JAX-WS
5 20 (71.43%) SOAP
5 20 (71.43%) WSDL
6 14 (50.00%) JSON
7 13 (46.43%) RESTful
8 7 (25.00%) Apache Camel
8 7 (25.00%) Middleware
8 7 (25.00%) POJO
8 7 (25.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.71%) XML Messaging
10 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.57%) JMS
10 1 (3.57%) JNDI
10 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) AOP
2 20 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 20 (71.43%) Kanban
2 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
2 20 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (46.43%) BDD
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) TIBCO