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 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 37 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.35% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£455 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.24% 63.55% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 80
Average daily rate £305 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
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 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 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 1 £455 -
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Adabas
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft