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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 90 58 110
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +52
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 66 119 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 2.66% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.24% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 68 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £525 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
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
2903 3672 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.97% 81.96% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 2298 1388
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 142 113
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +17 33 £463 +13.84% 2
Manchester -12 19 £425 +6.25% 4
Lancashire 0 6 £480 +9.09% 1
Merseyside -4 1 £400 +33.33% 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 133 (91.10%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (46.58%) Finance
3 59 (40.41%) Project Management
4 52 (35.62%) Java
5 41 (28.08%) Business Analysis
6 38 (26.03%) Open Source
7 37 (25.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (24.66%) Oracle
9 32 (21.92%) Use Case
10 31 (21.23%) JIRA
10 31 (21.23%) UML
10 31 (21.23%) OOA/OOD
10 31 (21.23%) OO
10 31 (21.23%) Agile Project Management
11 30 (20.55%) Web Services
12 28 (19.18%) J2EE
12 28 (19.18%) Service Design
13 27 (18.49%) XML
14 25 (17.12%) Spring
15 24 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (15.75%) Software Engineering
16 23 (15.75%) JDBC
17 22 (15.07%) Windows
17 22 (15.07%) Integration Testing
18 21 (14.38%) SOAP
18 21 (14.38%) Kanban
19 20 (13.70%) JAX-WS
19 20 (13.70%) System Integration Testing
19 20 (13.70%) WSDL
19 20 (13.70%) JAXB

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 15 (10.27%) Apache
2 11 (7.53%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.37%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) CICS
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Mule
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.79%) MS Office
4 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) IaaS
2 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) 802.15
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) IPv6
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) Informix
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (21.23%) JIRA
2 12 (8.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.22%) Selenium
3 9 (6.16%) JUnit
4 8 (5.48%) Subversion
5 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.37%) Mockito
6 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.68%) GitLab
7 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.68%) QUnit
7 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) YouTrack
General
1 68 (46.58%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Banking
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (42.47%) Analyst
2 48 (32.88%) Business Analyst
3 29 (19.86%) Developer
4 23 (15.75%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (15.07%) Java Developer
6 21 (14.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (10.96%) Digital Analyst
7 16 (10.96%) Digital Business Analyst
8 13 (8.90%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (8.22%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (7.53%) Applications Developer
10 11 (7.53%) Project Manager
10 11 (7.53%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (6.85%) Java Applications Developer
11 10 (6.85%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (6.85%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 10 (6.85%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (6.16%) Technical Manager
12 9 (6.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.55%) Web Services
2 28 (19.18%) J2EE
3 27 (18.49%) XML
4 25 (17.12%) Spring
5 23 (15.75%) JDBC
6 21 (14.38%) SOAP
7 20 (13.70%) JAXB
7 20 (13.70%) JAX-WS
7 20 (13.70%) WSDL
8 14 (9.59%) JSON
9 13 (8.90%) RESTful
10 10 (6.85%) Middleware
11 8 (5.48%) .NET
12 7 (4.79%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.79%) POJO
12 7 (4.79%) XSLT
13 4 (2.74%) CSS
13 4 (2.74%) HTML
14 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
14 3 (2.05%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
2 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.68%) FMCG
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.07%) Windows
2 17 (11.64%) Linux
3 15 (10.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (91.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.41%) Project Management
3 41 (28.08%) Business Analysis
4 38 (26.03%) Open Source
5 37 (25.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (21.92%) Use Case
7 31 (21.23%) Agile Project Management
7 31 (21.23%) OO
7 31 (21.23%) OOA/OOD
7 31 (21.23%) UML
8 28 (19.18%) Service Design
9 24 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (15.75%) Software Engineering
11 22 (15.07%) Integration Testing
12 21 (14.38%) Kanban
13 20 (13.70%) AOP
13 20 (13.70%) System Integration Testing
14 17 (11.64%) BDD
14 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (10.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.62%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) Bash Shell
2 17 (11.64%) Python
3 14 (9.59%) SQL
4 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.42%) C#
6 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.05%) Ruby
7 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.42%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) ISEB
2 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.37%) APMP
4 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (11.64%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) Oracle
2 17 (11.64%) SaltStack
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.85%) IBM
5 6 (4.11%) HP
6 4 (2.74%) SAP
7 3 (2.05%) Citrix
7 3 (2.05%) Sybase
7 3 (2.05%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.37%) Siebel
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
9 1 (0.68%) Compuware
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau
9 1 (0.68%) webMethods
9 1 (0.68%) WSO2
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