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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.00% 0.93% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.09% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £260 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -11.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
70 92 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.00% 85.98% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 51
Median daily rate £403 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £309 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 Chester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSTL
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

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 2 (66.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSTL
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) hybris