The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 20 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 17 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.21% - 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.59% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate £465 - £400
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 232 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.14% 72.50% 59.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 108 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Merseyside region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 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
Liverpool - 16 £465 - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) CRM
4 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Use Case
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.41%) .NET
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (7.41%) Product Management
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
10 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
10 1 (3.70%) MSTest
10 1 (3.70%) Tableau
10 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.70%) YouTrack

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Informix
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.70%) MSTest
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Informix Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) CRM
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Use Case
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) V-Model
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Tableau