The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 78 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 67 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 0.51% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.71% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 6 5
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£413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £323 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £381 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2546 1974 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.21% 72.20% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1000 854
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 94
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.70 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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
Manchester +7 24 £455 +38.93% 7
Cheshire +21 21 £408 +12.41% 4
Lancashire - 12 £400 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 84 (88.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.58%) Java
3 28 (29.47%) SQL
4 27 (28.42%) Windows
4 27 (28.42%) Software Engineering
5 26 (27.37%) Finance
6 23 (24.21%) J2EE
7 20 (21.05%) Project Management
8 19 (20.00%) Linux
9 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
9 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
10 17 (17.89%) TDD
10 17 (17.89%) PRINCE2
11 15 (15.79%) HTML
12 14 (14.74%) ISEB
12 14 (14.74%) XML
12 14 (14.74%) HTML5
13 13 (13.68%) BDD
13 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
13 13 (13.68%) Analytics
13 13 (13.68%) Web Services
14 12 (12.63%) Scrum
14 12 (12.63%) .NET
14 12 (12.63%) Oracle
14 12 (12.63%) Test Scripting
15 11 (11.58%) Selenium
15 11 (11.58%) Banking
15 11 (11.58%) Software Testing
15 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (11.58%) V-Model

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (8.42%) CICS
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.26%) SAS
4 2 (2.11%) Node.js
4 2 (2.11%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Project
2 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.21%) MS Office
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.05%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) ATM
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) Big Data
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.37%) DB2
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) Informix
7 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.58%) Selenium
3 10 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.42%) Subversion
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.11%) JIRA
6 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.74%) Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Architect
5 9 (9.47%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.42%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Designer
8 6 (6.32%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 6 (6.32%) SOA Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) PMO Manager
9 5 (5.26%) SAP Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Planning Manager
10 4 (4.21%) SAP Project Manager
11 3 (3.16%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Report Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Web Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) J2EE
2 15 (15.79%) HTML
3 14 (14.74%) XML
3 14 (14.74%) HTML5
4 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
4 13 (13.68%) Web Services
5 12 (12.63%) .NET
6 11 (11.58%) WSDL
7 9 (9.47%) JDBC
7 9 (9.47%) Java EE
8 8 (8.42%) JSP
9 7 (7.37%) JMS
9 7 (7.37%) JNDI
10 5 (5.26%) Java ME
10 5 (5.26%) Java SE
10 5 (5.26%) jQuery
10 5 (5.26%) J2ME
10 5 (5.26%) J2SE
11 4 (4.21%) JSON
12 3 (3.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.42%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.26%) PMI
4 3 (3.16%) Open Source
5 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.11%) GIS
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) IVR
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 19 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
4 4 (4.21%) AIX
4 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
4 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (88.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.05%) Project Management
4 17 (17.89%) PRINCE2
4 17 (17.89%) TDD
5 13 (13.68%) BDD
5 13 (13.68%) Analytics
6 12 (12.63%) Test Scripting
6 12 (12.63%) Scrum
7 11 (11.58%) Software Testing
7 11 (11.58%) V-Model
8 10 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 10 (10.53%) Validation
8 10 (10.53%) OO
9 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.42%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.37%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (7.37%) SOA
11 6 (6.32%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) Java
2 28 (29.47%) SQL
3 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.37%) C
4 7 (7.37%) C++
5 4 (4.21%) Python
5 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.16%) Ruby
6 3 (3.16%) C#
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.05%) XPath
8 1 (1.05%) sed
8 1 (1.05%) AWK
8 1 (1.05%) Jython
8 1 (1.05%) Uniface
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) ISEB
2 10 (10.53%) HND
2 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
5 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) PMP
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) P3O
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) IBM
4 6 (6.32%) SAP
5 5 (5.26%) Google
6 4 (4.21%) Progress
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.05%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) Sybase
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) Intel
8 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
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