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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 85 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 72 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 0.98% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.35% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 24 9
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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
2845 2227 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.42% 72.49% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1170 834
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.32 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Cheshire +2 22 £388 -29.54% 3
Lancashire +23 20 £262 -32.51%
Merseyside - 20 £508 - 4
Manchester -9 8 £425 +9.67% 8
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 131 (94.24%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) SDLC
3 39 (28.06%) Finance
4 37 (26.62%) Java
5 34 (24.46%) Project Management
6 32 (23.02%) PRINCE2
6 32 (23.02%) Windows
7 30 (21.58%) ISEB
8 29 (20.86%) SQL
8 29 (20.86%) Scrum
9 28 (20.14%) Linux
10 27 (19.42%) TDD
10 27 (19.42%) Software Engineering
11 26 (18.71%) HTML
11 26 (18.71%) Web Services
12 25 (17.99%) J2EE
12 25 (17.99%) V-Model
12 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
13 24 (17.27%) Test Scripting
14 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (15.11%) Security Cleared
15 21 (15.11%) Banking
16 20 (14.39%) HTML5
16 20 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (13.67%) Oracle
18 18 (12.95%) XML
18 18 (12.95%) Test Planning
18 18 (12.95%) BDD
18 18 (12.95%) Test Strategy

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (7.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.32%) CICS
2 6 (4.32%) Node.js
3 4 (2.88%) Confluence
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.16%) JBoss
5 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.44%) SAS
5 2 (1.44%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Project
3 3 (2.16%) MS Office
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.72%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) ATM
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.47%) Big Data
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.04%) DB2
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.44%) Informix
5 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.35%) Subversion
3 11 (7.91%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.19%) Selenium
5 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.76%) JIRA
7 4 (2.88%) Maven
8 3 (2.16%) JUnit
8 3 (2.16%) FishEye
8 3 (2.16%) Gradle
8 3 (2.16%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.44%) Cactus
10 1 (0.72%) Introscope
10 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 39 (28.06%) Finance
2 21 (15.11%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Retail
4 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Developer
2 22 (15.83%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.35%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Architect
6 10 (7.19%) Test Manager
7 9 (6.47%) Tester
7 9 (6.47%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.04%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Designer
9 6 (4.32%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.60%) PMO Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.88%) SAP Manager
11 4 (2.88%) Planning Manager
11 4 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (2.16%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.71%) HTML
1 26 (18.71%) Web Services
2 25 (17.99%) J2EE
3 20 (14.39%) HTML5
4 18 (12.95%) XML
5 16 (11.51%) .NET
5 16 (11.51%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.35%) WSDL
7 10 (7.19%) jQuery
8 9 (6.47%) JSP
9 8 (5.76%) CSS
9 8 (5.76%) Java EE
9 8 (5.76%) JSON
10 7 (5.04%) Spring
10 7 (5.04%) JDBC
11 6 (4.32%) Middleware
11 6 (4.32%) SOAP
11 6 (4.32%) JNDI
11 6 (4.32%) JMS
12 4 (2.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) PMI
1 6 (4.32%) Mainframe
1 6 (4.32%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (3.60%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.44%) GIS
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) Windows
2 28 (20.14%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) UNIX
4 6 (4.32%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Vista
4 6 (4.32%) AIX
4 6 (4.32%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (94.24%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) SDLC
3 34 (24.46%) Project Management
4 32 (23.02%) PRINCE2
5 29 (20.86%) Scrum
6 27 (19.42%) TDD
6 27 (19.42%) Software Engineering
7 25 (17.99%) V-Model
8 24 (17.27%) Test Scripting
9 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (12.95%) BDD
11 18 (12.95%) Test Strategy
11 18 (12.95%) Test Planning
12 17 (12.23%) Supplier Management
13 16 (11.51%) OO
14 14 (10.07%) Test Automation
14 14 (10.07%) Open Source
15 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (7.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.62%) Java
2 29 (20.86%) SQL
3 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.79%) C
4 15 (10.79%) C++
5 11 (7.91%) Python
6 9 (6.47%) Objective-C
7 7 (5.04%) Perl
8 6 (4.32%) C#
8 6 (4.32%) Ruby
9 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.44%) XPath
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) ISEB
2 21 (15.11%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.35%) Degree
4 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.47%) HND
6 7 (5.04%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) PMP
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) QA
2 9 (6.47%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.67%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) IBM
4 6 (4.32%) SAP
5 4 (2.88%) Progress
5 4 (2.88%) Sybase
5 4 (2.88%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.16%) Perforce
6 3 (2.16%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.44%) Google
7 2 (1.44%) Adobe
7 2 (1.44%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Sage
8 1 (0.72%) Compuware
8 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
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