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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 72 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 22 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.77% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 3
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£425 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £338 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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
1248 915 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.32% 73.26% 74.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 523 450
Average daily rate £385 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 - 4 £530 -
Bolton - 2 £450 -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
6 9 (31.03%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) Middleware
7 8 (27.59%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) J2EE
8 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (24.14%) Sybase
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) TIBCO
8 7 (24.14%) XML Messaging
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Spring
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) SAP
10 5 (17.24%) PMP
10 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
11 4 (13.79%) IBM
11 4 (13.79%) Project Management
11 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.79%) C#

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP PS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) Middleware
3 8 (27.59%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE
4 7 (24.14%) XML Messaging
4 7 (24.14%) Spring
5 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.45%) XSLT
9 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) EPoS
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) DSDM
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
6 3 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Office Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PMP
1 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Sybase
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) TIBCO
3 5 (17.24%) SAP
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe
5 2 (6.90%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Tableau
6 1 (3.45%) Talend