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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 80 65 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +46
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 79 87 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 2.34% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.02% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 19
Median daily rate £450 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3026 2878 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.80% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1707 1228
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 121 96
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 37 £475 +18.60% 1
Manchester +9 21 £385 -9.41% 8
Lancashire -11 16 £450 +72.08%
Merseyside -25 3 £350 -30.52% 3
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 203 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (46.54%) Finance
3 84 (38.71%) Project Management
4 70 (32.26%) Java
5 59 (27.19%) SQL
6 50 (23.04%) Oracle
7 47 (21.66%) Web Services
8 46 (21.20%) XML
9 40 (18.43%) Microsoft
10 39 (17.97%) SQL Server
11 38 (17.51%) J2EE
12 34 (15.67%) Agile Project Management
13 32 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (14.29%) TDD
15 29 (13.36%) Spring
15 29 (13.36%) JIRA
15 29 (13.36%) WSDL
15 29 (13.36%) Open Source
15 29 (13.36%) BDD
16 27 (12.44%) Business Analysis
17 26 (11.98%) Linux
17 26 (11.98%) User Stories
18 25 (11.52%) Integration Testing
18 25 (11.52%) SDLC
18 25 (11.52%) CRM
18 25 (11.52%) Software Engineering
19 24 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (10.60%) Supplier Management
20 23 (10.60%) WebSphere
20 23 (10.60%) Risk 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 23 (10.60%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.07%) Tuxedo
3 10 (4.61%) Apache
4 9 (4.15%) CICS
4 9 (4.15%) JBoss
5 8 (3.69%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.84%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.84%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) MS Project
3 3 (1.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) IaaS
2 8 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Skype
2 1 (0.46%) 802.15
2 1 (0.46%) DNS
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) IPv6
2 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.61%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.15%) DB2
4 7 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (13.36%) JIRA
2 19 (8.76%) Selenium
3 18 (8.29%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.37%) Subversion
5 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.61%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.69%) ClearCase
6 8 (3.69%) JUnit
7 7 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.38%) YouTrack
10 2 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 101 (46.54%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Banking
3 5 (2.30%) Law
3 5 (2.30%) Retail
4 4 (1.84%) Military
4 4 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.38%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Billing
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Avionics
6 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (38.25%) Analyst
2 57 (26.27%) Developer
3 37 (17.05%) Delivery Manager
4 36 (16.59%) Business Analyst
5 26 (11.98%) Java Developer
6 23 (10.60%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 22 (10.14%) Analyst Developer
8 18 (8.29%) Test Analyst
9 15 (6.91%) Project Manager
10 14 (6.45%) Senior Manager
11 13 (5.99%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Digital Analyst
12 12 (5.53%) Digital Business Analyst
13 11 (5.07%) Applications Developer
13 11 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (4.61%) Java Applications Developer
14 10 (4.61%) Senior Applications Developer
14 10 (4.61%) Senior Java Applications Developer
15 9 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.66%) Web Services
2 46 (21.20%) XML
3 38 (17.51%) J2EE
4 29 (13.36%) Spring
4 29 (13.36%) WSDL
5 22 (10.14%) JDBC
6 21 (9.68%) JAXB
6 21 (9.68%) JAX-WS
6 21 (9.68%) SOAP
7 14 (6.45%) Middleware
8 13 (5.99%) .NET
8 13 (5.99%) JSON
8 13 (5.99%) RESTful
9 12 (5.53%) JSP
10 11 (5.07%) EJB
10 11 (5.07%) Servlets
11 9 (4.15%) JMS
12 8 (3.69%) Struts
12 8 (3.69%) XSD
12 8 (3.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Mainframe
2 9 (4.15%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (3.69%) PMI
4 4 (1.84%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.84%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.38%) IVR
5 3 (1.38%) VUI
6 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.46%) FMCG
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.98%) Linux
2 15 (6.91%) Windows
3 11 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.07%) Unix
3 11 (5.07%) VME
4 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.84%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.71%) Project Management
3 34 (15.67%) Agile Project Management
4 32 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (14.29%) TDD
6 29 (13.36%) BDD
6 29 (13.36%) Open Source
7 27 (12.44%) Business Analysis
8 26 (11.98%) User Stories
9 25 (11.52%) CRM
9 25 (11.52%) Integration Testing
9 25 (11.52%) SDLC
9 25 (11.52%) Software Engineering
10 24 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (10.60%) Risk Management
11 23 (10.60%) Supplier Management
12 22 (10.14%) Kanban
13 21 (9.68%) AOP
13 21 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (9.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.26%) Java
2 59 (27.19%) SQL
3 19 (8.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.76%) PL/SQL
4 18 (8.29%) COBOL
5 17 (7.83%) Python
6 14 (6.45%) C#
7 12 (5.53%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.61%) Ruby
9 8 (3.69%) Assembly Language
10 6 (2.76%) C++
11 2 (0.92%) Ada
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.69%) ISEB
2 8 (3.69%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.23%) Degree
4 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.30%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.38%) MBA
8 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.92%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.53%) Puppet
3 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.46%) StatsD
Vendors
1 50 (23.04%) Oracle
2 40 (18.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.83%) IBM
4 12 (5.53%) HP
4 12 (5.53%) SaltStack
5 11 (5.07%) Micro Focus
5 11 (5.07%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.61%) SAP
7 8 (3.69%) Chordiant
8 6 (2.76%) Sybase
8 6 (2.76%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.30%) Sun
10 4 (1.84%) VMware
11 3 (1.38%) Tableau
12 2 (0.92%) Siebel
13 1 (0.46%) Ariba
13 1 (0.46%) Citrix
13 1 (0.46%) Fujitsu
13 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.46%) webMethods
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