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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 10 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.14% 2.52% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.07% 3.37% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £442 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% +14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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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
41 89 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 59.42% 74.79% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 26
Average daily rate £400 £368 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £479 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) JDBC
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) JMS
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
3 6 (54.55%) CICS
3 6 (54.55%) JNDI
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) SQL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) CICS
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
1 6 (54.55%) JDBC
1 6 (54.55%) JSP
1 6 (54.55%) JMS
1 6 (54.55%) JNDI
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle