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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / North West
Rank 98 54 81
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +27
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 34 111 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 2.88% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 3.58% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 78 44
Median daily rate £464 £407 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 15 £320 -14.66% 11
Cheshire +5 8 £475 +16.92% 9
Lancashire -17 8 £475 -2.21% 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 89 (94.68%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) Project Management
3 29 (30.85%) Finance
4 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (23.40%) UML
6 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
7 19 (20.21%) OO
8 18 (19.15%) Windows
9 17 (18.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (18.09%) Supplier Management
10 16 (17.02%) Use Case
10 16 (17.02%) Open Source
11 15 (15.96%) Scrum
12 14 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.89%) Agile Project Management
12 14 (14.89%) Service Design
13 12 (12.77%) Java
14 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.70%) Migration
14 11 (11.70%) TDD
15 10 (10.64%) Oracle
15 10 (10.64%) MS Office
16 9 (9.57%) Banking
16 9 (9.57%) JIRA
17 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
18 7 (7.45%) ISEB
18 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
18 7 (7.45%) Web Services

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) Apache
1 5 (5.32%) JBoss
1 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.26%) GlassFish
2 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.64%) MS Office
4 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Firewall
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) IPsec
2 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) JIRA
2 6 (6.38%) Selenium
3 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.19%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.19%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.13%) VectorCAST
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.06%) JMeter
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Mockito
6 1 (1.06%) QUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Avionics
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Business Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Delivery Manager
4 14 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Project Manager
5 12 (12.77%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 10 (10.64%) Technical Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Data Migration Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Migration Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Data Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 6 (6.38%) REST
3 5 (5.32%) J2EE
3 5 (5.32%) SOAP
4 4 (4.26%) .NET
4 4 (4.26%) JSTL
4 4 (4.26%) Spring
5 3 (3.19%) Velocity
5 3 (3.19%) XML
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.13%) CSS
6 2 (2.13%) HTML
6 2 (2.13%) jQuery
6 2 (2.13%) Middleware
6 2 (2.13%) SAML
6 2 (2.13%) Struts
7 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.06%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.06%) PMI
3 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Android
2 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (94.68%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) Project Management
3 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (23.40%) UML
5 20 (21.28%) Business Analysis
6 19 (20.21%) OO
7 17 (18.09%) Supplier Management
8 16 (17.02%) Open Source
8 16 (17.02%) Use Case
9 15 (15.96%) Scrum
10 14 (14.89%) Agile Project Management
10 14 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (14.89%) Service Design
11 11 (11.70%) Migration
11 11 (11.70%) TDD
12 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.45%) SDLC
12 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (6.38%) RAD
13 6 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) Java
2 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.32%) Python
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) C#
4 3 (3.19%) Ada
4 3 (3.19%) C
4 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) PHP
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) ISEB
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) APMP
6 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) APMG
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PMP
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.32%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.06%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) Citrix
4 5 (5.32%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.26%) hybris
6 2 (2.13%) Apple
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
7 1 (1.06%) ESRI
7 1 (1.06%) Wonderware