The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 23 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
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£425 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £364 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
Waterfall
North West

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
1456 1010 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.28% 76.52% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 604 469
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £555 -
Bolton - 2 £450 -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (31.25%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) Middleware
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (21.88%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) Sybase
8 7 (21.88%) J2EE
8 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
8 7 (21.88%) Banking
8 7 (21.88%) Spring
8 7 (21.88%) XML Messaging
9 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 6 (18.75%) ISEB
9 6 (18.75%) PMI Certification
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) C#
10 5 (15.63%) SAP
10 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.50%) Change Management
11 4 (12.50%) PMP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP PS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Coach
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Middleware
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) XML
2 7 (21.88%) XML Messaging
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
2 7 (21.88%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) Symfony
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) PMI
2 2 (6.25%) EPoS
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) DSDM
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) V-Model
6 3 (9.38%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) PHP5
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.50%) PMP
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Sybase
3 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
4 5 (15.63%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
7 1 (3.13%) Sage
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Zend
7 1 (3.13%) Tableau
7 1 (3.13%) Talend
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