The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.25% 2.99% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 4.17% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£325 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
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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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 96 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 81.25% 71.64% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 30
Average daily rate £365 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £231 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Knutsford region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) JNDI
3 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) sed
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JDBC
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft