The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 30 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.98% 0.58% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.71% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£401 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.11
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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
181 141 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.29% 82.46% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 44 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.54 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ICEfaces
3 1 (33.33%) RichFaces
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Cactus
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ICEfaces
3 1 (33.33%) RichFaces
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce