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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 29 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.49% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
157 204 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.10% 88.31% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 27
Average daily rate £413 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Report Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google