The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 1.84% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.23% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 15
Median daily rate £410 £375 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1158 1617 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.89% 82.50% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 946 651
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Manchester region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - - 2
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) ISEB
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) UML
8 3 (9.68%) OO
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Velocity
8 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
8 3 (9.68%) QA
8 3 (9.68%) Android
8 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) V-Model
8 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) jMock
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Mockito
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Coach
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Velocity
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) JDBC
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
4 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) User Stories
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.68%) UML
7 3 (9.68%) V-Model
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) APMG
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) ESRI
3 1 (3.23%) Wonderware