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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 92 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.38% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
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£396 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £290 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1226 1012 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.65% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 334
Average daily rate £375 £365 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 9 (31.03%) P3O
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) MS Project
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 4 (13.79%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) PMI
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Progress
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) SAS
8 3 (10.34%) ISEB
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Google
8 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) Middleware
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.45%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) PMO Manager
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Planning Manager
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Report Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PMI
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Control
5 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.90%) SEO
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) RUP
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) P3O
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Progress
3 3 (10.34%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Sage
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO