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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 67 77 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 107 75 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 2.04% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.62% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 62 24
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £252 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
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
3201 2861 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.74% 77.66% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 1652 1221
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 137 117
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +16 45 £463 +23.33%
Lancashire +1 20 £463 +76.86% 5
Manchester -6 19 £381 -10.47% 7
Merseyside -11 15 £450 -10.66% 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 216 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (46.75%) Finance
3 101 (43.72%) Project Management
4 61 (26.41%) Java
5 56 (24.24%) SQL
6 48 (20.78%) Oracle
7 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
8 42 (18.18%) Web Services
9 39 (16.88%) SQL Server
10 38 (16.45%) XML
10 38 (16.45%) Agile Project Management
11 34 (14.72%) User Stories
11 34 (14.72%) TDD
12 33 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 32 (13.85%) Linux
14 31 (13.42%) Open Source
15 30 (12.99%) Risk Management
16 28 (12.12%) Supplier Management
16 28 (12.12%) J2EE
17 27 (11.69%) SDLC
18 26 (11.26%) CRM
19 25 (10.82%) JavaScript
19 25 (10.82%) Mainframe
19 25 (10.82%) Migration
19 25 (10.82%) BDD
19 25 (10.82%) JIRA
20 24 (10.39%) Test Scripting
21 23 (9.96%) User Acceptance Testing
21 23 (9.96%) Service Design
22 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management

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 18 (7.79%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.49%) Tuxedo
3 10 (4.33%) Apache
4 9 (3.90%) CICS
5 8 (3.46%) JBoss
5 8 (3.46%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.73%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.60%) MS Project
3 4 (1.73%) MS Office
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.63%) IaaS
2 8 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) Skype
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) 802.15
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) IPv6
3 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.90%) DB2
4 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (10.82%) JIRA
2 15 (6.49%) Selenium
3 14 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.06%) Subversion
4 10 (4.33%) Cucumber
4 10 (4.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (3.46%) ClearCase
6 7 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 7 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.73%) JUnit
9 3 (1.30%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.30%) YouTrack
10 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.87%) Toad
11 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
General
1 108 (46.75%) Finance
2 20 (8.66%) Banking
3 7 (3.03%) Law
4 6 (2.60%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.73%) Advertising
6 4 (1.73%) Military
6 4 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) Avionics
8 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (40.69%) Analyst
2 47 (20.35%) Business Analyst
2 47 (20.35%) Developer
3 42 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
4 26 (11.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 20 (8.66%) Analyst Developer
6 19 (8.23%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.79%) Test Analyst
8 16 (6.93%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
9 14 (6.06%) Digital Business Analyst
9 14 (6.06%) Senior Manager
10 13 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (4.76%) Test Manager
13 10 (4.33%) Architect
13 10 (4.33%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (4.33%) Technical Business Analyst
14 9 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (3.90%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.18%) Web Services
2 38 (16.45%) XML
3 28 (12.12%) J2EE
4 21 (9.09%) WSDL
5 20 (8.66%) Spring
6 15 (6.49%) .NET
7 12 (5.19%) JDBC
7 12 (5.19%) JSP
8 11 (4.76%) EJB
8 11 (4.76%) JAXB
8 11 (4.76%) JAX-WS
8 11 (4.76%) Middleware
8 11 (4.76%) Servlets
8 11 (4.76%) SOAP
9 9 (3.90%) JMS
9 9 (3.90%) JSON
10 8 (3.46%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.46%) Struts
10 8 (3.46%) XSD
11 7 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.82%) Mainframe
2 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 9 (3.90%) PMI
4 8 (3.46%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (1.73%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.73%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.30%) IVR
6 3 (1.30%) VUI
7 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.85%) Linux
2 18 (7.79%) Windows
3 15 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (6.49%) VME
4 11 (4.76%) Unix
5 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.87%) AIX
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (43.72%) Project Management
3 38 (16.45%) Agile Project Management
4 34 (14.72%) TDD
4 34 (14.72%) User Stories
5 33 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 31 (13.42%) Open Source
7 30 (12.99%) Risk Management
8 28 (12.12%) Supplier Management
9 27 (11.69%) SDLC
10 26 (11.26%) CRM
11 25 (10.82%) BDD
11 25 (10.82%) Migration
12 24 (10.39%) Test Scripting
13 23 (9.96%) Service Design
13 23 (9.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (9.09%) OO
15 21 (9.09%) UML
15 21 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.41%) Java
2 56 (24.24%) SQL
3 25 (10.82%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.52%) COBOL
5 21 (9.09%) Python
6 15 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.63%) C#
8 12 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.19%) C++
9 10 (4.33%) Ruby
10 8 (3.46%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.73%) C
12 2 (0.87%) Ada
12 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.19%) Degree
3 9 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.03%) ISEB
4 7 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.16%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.30%) MBA
9 1 (0.43%) APMP
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 11 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) StatsD
Vendors
1 48 (20.78%) Oracle
2 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.93%) Micro Focus
4 15 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.49%) SAP
5 12 (5.19%) HP
5 12 (5.19%) IBM
5 12 (5.19%) SaltStack
6 8 (3.46%) Chordiant
7 6 (2.60%) Sybase
7 6 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.16%) Sun
9 4 (1.73%) VMware
10 3 (1.30%) Tableau
11 2 (0.87%) Siebel
12 1 (0.43%) Ariba
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix
12 1 (0.43%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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