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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 85 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.87% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SAS
3 3 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) COBOL
5 1 (8.33%) Java

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SEO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) JDBC
3 1 (8.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (8.33%) SAP