The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 41 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.38% 0.69% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.95% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 105 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.76% 72.41% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 14
Average daily rate £350 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Waterfall
Cheshire

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 16 April 2014, 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%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 3 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 3 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Mule
2 2 (66.67%) RIA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 3 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 3 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) RIA
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Perforce