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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 114 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 39 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.30% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £575 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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
2958 2232 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.28% 72.80% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1173 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
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 April 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
Cheshire 0 21 £400 -27.27% 6
Manchester -16 7 £396 +2.25% 9
Lancashire +9 6 £363 -9.37% 1
Merseyside - 1 £325 - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 96 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.02%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) Windows
4 31 (29.25%) Finance
5 30 (28.30%) Software Engineering
6 27 (25.47%) Linux
6 27 (25.47%) SQL
7 25 (23.58%) Project Management
7 25 (23.58%) TDD
7 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
8 24 (22.64%) J2EE
9 22 (20.75%) HTML
10 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
11 19 (17.92%) Web Services
11 19 (17.92%) HTML5
12 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (16.98%) BDD
12 18 (16.98%) XML
13 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
13 17 (16.04%) OO
14 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
15 15 (14.15%) Banking
15 15 (14.15%) WSDL
15 15 (14.15%) C++
15 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.15%) .NET
16 14 (13.21%) Oracle
16 14 (13.21%) C
17 13 (12.26%) ISEB
18 12 (11.32%) Subversion

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (5.66%) CICS
1 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
1 6 (5.66%) Node.js
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.72%) SAS
3 3 (2.83%) JBoss
3 3 (2.83%) Confluence
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Project
2 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.77%) MS Office
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) ATM
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.49%) Big Data
3 7 (6.60%) DB2
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) Informix
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.32%) Subversion
3 11 (10.38%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.43%) Selenium
4 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.60%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) Maven
7 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.89%) Gradle
7 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.89%) FishEye
8 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.94%) JUnit
8 1 (0.94%) Cactus
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Developer
2 17 (16.04%) Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.60%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.60%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Designer
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 6 (5.66%) SOA Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.72%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Planning Manager
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
10 3 (2.83%) Report Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) J2EE
2 22 (20.75%) HTML
3 19 (17.92%) Web Services
3 19 (17.92%) HTML5
4 18 (16.98%) XML
5 16 (15.09%) AngularJS
6 15 (14.15%) .NET
6 15 (14.15%) WSDL
7 11 (10.38%) Java EE
8 9 (8.49%) jQuery
8 9 (8.49%) JSP
9 7 (6.60%) JDBC
9 7 (6.60%) JSON
10 6 (5.66%) JNDI
10 6 (5.66%) JMS
11 5 (4.72%) Java ME
11 5 (4.72%) Java SE
11 5 (4.72%) J2ME
11 5 (4.72%) J2SE
12 4 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Open Source
2 6 (5.66%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.66%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (4.72%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.72%) PMI
4 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.19%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) UNIX
4 6 (5.66%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Vista
4 6 (5.66%) AIX
4 6 (5.66%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.30%) Software Engineering
3 25 (23.58%) TDD
3 25 (23.58%) Project Management
4 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (16.98%) BDD
5 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.04%) OO
6 12 (11.32%) Test Scripting
6 12 (11.32%) Analytics
7 10 (9.43%) Test Planning
7 10 (9.43%) V-Model
7 10 (9.43%) Software Testing
7 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.43%) Scrum
7 10 (9.43%) Validation
8 9 (8.49%) OOP
9 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.55%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) Java
2 27 (25.47%) SQL
3 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.15%) C++
4 14 (13.21%) C
5 9 (8.49%) Python
6 8 (7.55%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.66%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) Perl
9 4 (3.77%) C#
10 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.89%) XPath
12 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.94%) Uniface
12 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) ISEB
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 10 (9.43%) HND
3 10 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.60%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) PMP
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) P3O
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) IBM
4 5 (4.72%) Google
5 4 (3.77%) SAP
5 4 (3.77%) Progress
6 3 (2.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.94%) Sybase
8 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.94%) Sage
8 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.94%) Perforce
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