The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 11 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.43% 2.26% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 3.26% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 92 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.62% 69.17% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 51
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Midlands region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Fintech
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Server Building
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) WebLogic

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (17.65%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Chief Technology Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Development Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) IT Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Development Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SOA Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (11.76%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Server Building
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
6 1 (5.88%) PLM
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) BEA
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Infor
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Kronos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Pega
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) webMethods