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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 94 57 111
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +54
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 57 117 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 2.75% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.41% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 64 16
Median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
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
2798 3429 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.31% 80.51% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 2090 1329
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 137 109
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +5 28 £475 +15.15%
Manchester 0 22 £410 -3.52% 9
Merseyside -7 3 £400 +28.00% 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 146 (91.25%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (40.63%) Finance
3 54 (33.75%) Project Management
4 52 (32.50%) Java
5 37 (23.13%) Web Services
6 32 (20.00%) XML
6 32 (20.00%) Oracle
7 31 (19.38%) Open Source
8 30 (18.75%) J2EE
9 29 (18.13%) SQL
10 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (17.50%) JIRA
11 27 (16.88%) Spring
11 27 (16.88%) Business Analysis
11 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
12 26 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (15.00%) JDBC
13 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 23 (14.38%) TDD
14 23 (14.38%) Integration Testing
15 22 (13.75%) Kanban
15 22 (13.75%) SOAP
16 21 (13.13%) WSDL
16 21 (13.13%) JAXB
16 21 (13.13%) AOP
16 21 (13.13%) JAX-WS
16 21 (13.13%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (12.50%) Use Case
17 20 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
18 19 (11.88%) BDD

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 13 (8.13%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.25%) Apache
3 8 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) CICS
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) Mule
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.50%) MS Project
3 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) IaaS
2 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Skype
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) 802.15
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) IPv6
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Informix
4 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (17.50%) JIRA
2 15 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.38%) Selenium
3 10 (6.25%) JUnit
4 9 (5.63%) Subversion
5 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.25%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.25%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.25%) Mockito
8 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.25%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.63%) Introscope
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 65 (40.63%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Banking
3 6 (3.75%) Retail
3 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Military
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) Analyst
2 42 (26.25%) Developer
3 39 (24.38%) Business Analyst
4 24 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
6 14 (8.75%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) Analyst Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Test Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) Digital Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) Digital Business Analyst
9 11 (6.88%) Applications Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 10 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
10 10 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
10 10 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.13%) Web Services
2 32 (20.00%) XML
3 30 (18.75%) J2EE
4 27 (16.88%) Spring
5 24 (15.00%) JDBC
6 22 (13.75%) SOAP
7 21 (13.13%) JAXB
7 21 (13.13%) JAX-WS
7 21 (13.13%) WSDL
8 14 (8.75%) JSON
9 13 (8.13%) RESTful
10 12 (7.50%) Middleware
11 11 (6.88%) .NET
12 8 (5.00%) Apache Camel
12 8 (5.00%) POJO
12 8 (5.00%) XSLT
13 6 (3.75%) CSS
13 6 (3.75%) HTML
14 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) FMCG
4 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.63%) Mobile Games
4 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.63%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) Linux
3 10 (6.25%) Unix
4 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (91.25%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.75%) Project Management
3 31 (19.38%) Open Source
4 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.88%) Business Analysis
6 26 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 23 (14.38%) Integration Testing
8 23 (14.38%) TDD
9 22 (13.75%) Kanban
10 21 (13.13%) AOP
10 21 (13.13%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
11 20 (12.50%) Use Case
12 19 (11.88%) BDD
13 18 (11.25%) Service Design
13 18 (11.25%) UML
14 17 (10.63%) CRM
14 17 (10.63%) OO
14 17 (10.63%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.50%) Java
2 29 (18.13%) SQL
3 17 (10.63%) Python
4 13 (8.13%) PL/SQL
5 12 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.38%) C#
8 5 (3.13%) C++
8 5 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) Degree
3 6 (3.75%) ISEB
3 6 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) APMP
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (20.00%) Oracle
2 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.50%) SaltStack
4 11 (6.88%) IBM
5 8 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (2.50%) SAP
6 4 (2.50%) Sybase
6 4 (2.50%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.25%) Siebel
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Compuware
8 1 (0.63%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.63%) Perforce
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) webMethods
8 1 (0.63%) WSO2
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 6 days ago