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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 18 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 20 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.70% 0.57% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.61% 0.65% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -46.72%
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
147 154 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.61% 88.00% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 81 45
Median daily rate £413 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 10
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.76% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (96.77%) Java
2 30 (96.77%) J2EE
3 28 (90.32%) XML
4 27 (87.10%) Web Services
4 27 (87.10%) Spring
5 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (70.97%) JDBC
7 21 (67.74%) SOAP
7 21 (67.74%) WSDL
7 21 (67.74%) JAXB
7 21 (67.74%) AOP
7 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
7 21 (67.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (67.74%) Integration Testing
7 21 (67.74%) JAX-WS
7 21 (67.74%) Kanban
7 21 (67.74%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (48.39%) Oracle
9 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
9 14 (45.16%) JSON
10 13 (41.94%) BDD
10 13 (41.94%) RESTful
11 10 (32.26%) Middleware
12 9 (29.03%) IBM
12 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
12 9 (29.03%) SQL
12 9 (29.03%) JIRA
12 9 (29.03%) TDD
12 9 (29.03%) Banking

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 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
1 9 (29.03%) Subversion
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) JUnit
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.23%) QUnit
General
1 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) Java Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Senior Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (35.48%) Applications Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Developer
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.45%) XML Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.23%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Java Middleware Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Smartphone Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SOA Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) J2EE
2 28 (90.32%) XML
3 27 (87.10%) Spring
3 27 (87.10%) Web Services
4 22 (70.97%) JDBC
5 21 (67.74%) JAXB
5 21 (67.74%) JAX-WS
5 21 (67.74%) SOAP
5 21 (67.74%) WSDL
6 14 (45.16%) JSON
7 13 (41.94%) RESTful
8 10 (32.26%) Middleware
9 8 (25.81%) Apache Camel
9 8 (25.81%) POJO
9 8 (25.81%) XSLT
10 6 (19.35%) XML Messaging
11 3 (9.68%) jQuery
12 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (3.23%) LESS
12 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) AOP
2 21 (67.74%) Integration Testing
2 21 (67.74%) Kanban
2 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) System Integration Testing
2 21 (67.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (41.94%) BDD
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Sybase
3 6 (19.35%) TIBCO