The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 22 July 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 111 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 23 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.76% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.06% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 32
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £366 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £414 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 7 £313 -24.24% 9
Cheshire -8 6 £439 +17.06% 2
Lancashire -9 6 £388 - 2
Merseyside +4 3 £265 -31.16%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (40.38%) Scrum
2 20 (38.46%) Finance
3 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (26.92%) .NET
5 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 13 (25.00%) Project Management
6 11 (21.15%) UML
6 11 (21.15%) J2EE
6 11 (21.15%) Java
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
7 9 (17.31%) SQL
7 9 (17.31%) RAD
7 9 (17.31%) TDD
8 8 (15.38%) Retail
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) JNDI
9 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
9 7 (13.46%) JDBC
9 7 (13.46%) JSP
9 7 (13.46%) JMS
10 6 (11.54%) Banking
10 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (9.62%) Advertising
11 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
11 5 (9.62%) IBM
11 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (9.62%) PMI

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (9.62%) CICS
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.62%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Extranet
1 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Adabas
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Advertising
5 4 (7.69%) Billing
6 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Designer
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Product Owner
8 3 (5.77%) IT Programme Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) J2EE
3 7 (13.46%) JNDI
3 7 (13.46%) JDBC
3 7 (13.46%) JSP
3 7 (13.46%) JMS
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) OLE
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
1 5 (9.62%) PMI
2 4 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Scrum
2 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Project Management
4 11 (21.15%) UML
5 9 (17.31%) RAD
5 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 4 (7.69%) BDD
10 4 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) MVC
12 2 (3.85%) OO
12 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Scala
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) R
6 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.92%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.92%) COBOL
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.69%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) WCAG
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
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