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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 29 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.60% 1.68% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.17% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 8
Average daily rate £384 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £554 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 6 £530 - 1
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Finance
3 18 (27.69%) Project Management
4 17 (26.15%) Migration
5 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.08%) Banking
5 15 (23.08%) QA
6 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.00%) Windows
7 12 (18.46%) User Stories
8 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
8 11 (16.92%) Degree
8 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Test Management
8 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (16.92%) Oracle
9 10 (15.38%) Toad
9 10 (15.38%) OO
9 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (15.38%) SDLC
10 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Retail
10 9 (13.85%) ETL
11 8 (12.31%) ISEB
11 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.31%) Java
11 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) JBoss
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (15.38%) Toad
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.77%) Subversion
4 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.54%) Gradle
5 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) ETL Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
1 7 (10.77%) Java EE
1 7 (10.77%) jQuery
1 7 (10.77%) JSON
1 7 (10.77%) Web Services
1 7 (10.77%) XML
2 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.23%) HTML5
2 6 (9.23%) WSDL
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (3.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.54%) Ajax
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.54%) REST
5 1 (1.54%) SAML
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
5 1 (1.54%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.08%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) AIX
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Mac OS
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Vista
3 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Project Management
3 17 (26.15%) Migration
4 12 (18.46%) User Stories
5 11 (16.92%) Test Management
5 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 10 (15.38%) OO
6 10 (15.38%) SDLC
6 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.85%) ETL
7 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.77%) BDD
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.77%) OOP
9 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Java
3 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) C
4 6 (9.23%) C++
4 6 (9.23%) Objective-C
4 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.62%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.62%) APMP
6 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.08%) PMP
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Assembla
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) Zend
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago