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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 50 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 122 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.19% 0.87% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.18% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 14 10
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £439 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Merseyside +19 35 £508 +91.50% 8
Cheshire +17 35 £413 -6.03% 3
Manchester +5 20 £425 +36.00% 7
Lancashire +18 15 £260 -32.90% 3
Cumbria - 4 - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 149 (91.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.72%) Finance
3 47 (29.01%) SDLC
4 37 (22.84%) Web Services
5 35 (21.60%) Java
5 35 (21.60%) Project Management
5 35 (21.60%) Scrum
6 32 (19.75%) PRINCE2
7 31 (19.14%) JavaScript
7 31 (19.14%) HTML
8 30 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (18.52%) Banking
9 26 (16.05%) TDD
9 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (16.05%) Oracle
10 25 (15.43%) J2EE
10 25 (15.43%) HTML5
11 24 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (14.81%) Test Scripting
12 23 (14.20%) Linux
13 22 (13.58%) SQL
13 22 (13.58%) QA
13 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
14 21 (12.96%) WebSphere
14 21 (12.96%) Windows
14 21 (12.96%) ISEB
15 20 (12.35%) XML
15 20 (12.35%) CSS
15 20 (12.35%) V-Model
15 20 (12.35%) Git (software)

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (12.96%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.09%) Node.js
3 4 (2.47%) Confluence
3 4 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (1.23%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.62%) Lync
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.85%) MS Project
2 3 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.62%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) HTTP
1 1 (0.62%) VPN
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
1 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.56%) MySQL
4 7 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.85%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) Informix
9 1 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.11%) Subversion
3 11 (6.79%) JIRA
3 11 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.09%) Maven
5 4 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.47%) JUnit
6 3 (1.85%) Cactus
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.85%) FishEye
6 3 (1.85%) Gradle
6 3 (1.85%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.23%) Selenium
7 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.62%) Introscope
8 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (32.72%) Finance
2 30 (18.52%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Retail
4 5 (3.09%) Advertising
5 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.85%) Back Office
6 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.23%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Analyst
2 42 (25.93%) Developer
3 25 (15.43%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.73%) Project Manager
5 18 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.64%) Test Manager
7 9 (5.56%) Tester
7 9 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Designer
7 9 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 7 (4.32%) Teradata Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Administrator
11 4 (2.47%) Change Manager
11 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Administrator
11 4 (2.47%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.84%) Web Services
2 31 (19.14%) HTML
3 25 (15.43%) J2EE
3 25 (15.43%) HTML5
4 20 (12.35%) CSS
4 20 (12.35%) XML
5 19 (11.73%) Spring
6 16 (9.88%) WSDL
7 14 (8.64%) JSON
8 13 (8.02%) Middleware
9 12 (7.41%) Servlets
10 11 (6.79%) JSP
11 10 (6.17%) .NET
11 10 (6.17%) XML Messaging
11 10 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (5.56%) jQuery
12 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.56%) Sinatra
13 7 (4.32%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.32%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.56%) User Experience
3 4 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.85%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 2 (1.23%) EPoS
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.20%) Linux
2 21 (12.96%) Windows
3 15 (9.26%) UNIX
4 5 (3.09%) AIX
4 5 (3.09%) Mac OS
4 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Vista
5 4 (2.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (91.98%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.01%) SDLC
3 35 (21.60%) Scrum
3 35 (21.60%) Project Management
4 32 (19.75%) PRINCE2
5 30 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (16.05%) TDD
6 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 24 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (12.35%) V-Model
8 20 (12.35%) Test Strategy
9 18 (11.11%) BDD
10 17 (10.49%) Supplier Management
11 16 (9.88%) OO
12 15 (9.26%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.64%) Business Analysis
13 14 (8.64%) Test Automation
14 13 (8.02%) System Testing
15 12 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.60%) Java
2 31 (19.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.58%) SQL
4 15 (9.26%) Ruby
5 14 (8.64%) C
6 13 (8.02%) C++
7 11 (6.79%) Python
8 8 (4.94%) Perl
8 8 (4.94%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.70%) C#
10 3 (1.85%) XPath
11 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.62%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.96%) ISEB
3 17 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.79%) Degree
5 8 (4.94%) PMP
5 8 (4.94%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.62%) APMP
8 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) Capistrano
2 6 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Oracle
2 13 (8.02%) IBM
3 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.17%) Sybase
4 10 (6.17%) TIBCO
5 7 (4.32%) Teradata
5 7 (4.32%) SAP
5 7 (4.32%) Tableau
6 6 (3.70%) Cognos
6 6 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (3.09%) Google
7 5 (3.09%) VMware
7 5 (3.09%) New Relic
8 4 (2.47%) Perforce
8 4 (2.47%) HP
9 3 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.23%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.23%) Siebel
10 2 (1.23%) Adobe
11 1 (0.62%) Compuware
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