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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 66 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 68 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.16% 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.23% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 4
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£411 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £455 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 22 £410 +0.92% 5
Manchester +6 21 £460 +33.33% 9
Lancashire -4 14 £400 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) SQL
3 26 (28.26%) Java
4 25 (27.17%) Finance
4 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
5 22 (23.91%) Project Management
5 22 (23.91%) Windows
6 20 (21.74%) J2EE
6 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.57%) PRINCE2
8 17 (18.48%) Linux
9 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 14 (15.22%) .NET
10 14 (15.22%) TDD
11 13 (14.13%) ISEB
11 13 (14.13%) Scrum
12 12 (13.04%) Analytics
13 11 (11.96%) BDD
13 11 (11.96%) Test Scripting
13 11 (11.96%) Banking
13 11 (11.96%) HTML
13 11 (11.96%) Oracle
13 11 (11.96%) MS Project
14 10 (10.87%) XML
14 10 (10.87%) IBM
14 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
14 10 (10.87%) Selenium
14 10 (10.87%) V-Model
14 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (10.87%) HTML5

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.70%) CICS
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.43%) SAS
4 3 (3.26%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Project
2 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) MS Office
4 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.09%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Intranet
2 2 (2.17%) ATM
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
1 7 (7.61%) Big Data
1 7 (7.61%) DB2
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) Informix
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Selenium
2 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.61%) Subversion
5 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.30%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Architect
4 9 (9.78%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 6 (6.52%) SOA Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.43%) SAP Manager
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) PMO Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Designer
8 4 (4.35%) Planning Manager
8 4 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) J2EE
2 14 (15.22%) .NET
3 11 (11.96%) HTML
4 10 (10.87%) XML
4 10 (10.87%) HTML5
5 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
5 9 (9.78%) WSDL
5 9 (9.78%) JDBC
6 8 (8.70%) JSP
6 8 (8.70%) Web Services
7 7 (7.61%) Java EE
7 7 (7.61%) JNDI
7 7 (7.61%) JMS
8 5 (5.43%) Java ME
8 5 (5.43%) Java SE
8 5 (5.43%) J2ME
8 5 (5.43%) J2SE
9 3 (3.26%) jQuery
9 3 (3.26%) Classic ASP
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.43%) PMI
4 3 (3.26%) Open Source
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) IVR
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.17%) AIX
4 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
3 22 (23.91%) Project Management
4 18 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 14 (15.22%) TDD
6 13 (14.13%) Scrum
7 12 (13.04%) Analytics
8 11 (11.96%) BDD
8 11 (11.96%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
9 10 (10.87%) V-Model
10 9 (9.78%) Test Planning
10 9 (9.78%) Validation
11 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.61%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.61%) SOA
12 7 (7.61%) OO
13 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.52%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 26 (28.26%) Java
3 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.43%) C
4 5 (5.43%) C++
4 5 (5.43%) Python
5 4 (4.35%) Perl
6 3 (3.26%) C#
6 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.26%) VBScript
7 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) XPath
8 1 (1.09%) sed
8 1 (1.09%) COBOL
8 1 (1.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) ISEB
2 9 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (9.78%) HND
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
4 6 (6.52%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) PMP
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) CISA
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) P3O
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Oracle
3 10 (10.87%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) SAP
5 5 (5.43%) Google
6 4 (4.35%) Progress
7 3 (3.26%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Cognos
8 1 (1.09%) Intel
8 1 (1.09%) Hyperion
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