The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 71 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.14% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.62% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £335 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 1 £388 -
Sale - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 6 (23.08%) UML
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) ISEB
6 4 (15.38%) RAD
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) Billing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) WorkSite
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Document Management
7 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Legal
7 3 (11.54%) UNIX
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (7.69%) IBM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.54%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) CSG Singleview
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
1 4 (15.38%) Billing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 6 (23.08%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) RAD
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Document Management
6 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Test Management
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Intel
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com