The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 25 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.30% 13.27% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 15.36% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £451 £550 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +35.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
154 267 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.62% 86.41% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 59
Median daily rate £450 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £13.90 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.72% +6.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Shropshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Telford -8 6 £451 -18.00%
Waterfall
West Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 26 (74.29%) RUP
2 24 (68.57%) Java
3 20 (57.14%) SQL
3 20 (57.14%) Oracle
4 18 (51.43%) Unix
4 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) J2EE
5 17 (48.57%) Shell Script
5 17 (48.57%) webMethods
5 17 (48.57%) Pega
6 16 (45.71%) PL/SQL
7 13 (37.14%) Informatica
7 13 (37.14%) OO
8 12 (34.29%) Process Improvement
8 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
9 10 (28.57%) ClearQuest
9 10 (28.57%) Project Planning
10 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
10 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
10 9 (25.71%) CA Gen
10 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
11 8 (22.86%) BEA
12 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
12 7 (20.00%) Perl
12 7 (20.00%) JIRA
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) Puppet
13 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
13 6 (17.14%) Confluence

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.14%) Confluence
3 3 (8.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 9 (25.71%) CA Gen
3 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.14%) Maven
5 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.57%) PVCS
6 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Software Architect
3 8 (22.86%) webMethods Developer
4 4 (11.43%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) COBOL Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Java Software Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) J2EE
2 6 (17.14%) Spring
2 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
3 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.57%) EDIFACT
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) ELK Stack
5 2 (5.71%) Hystrix
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Swagger
5 2 (5.71%) WireMock
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) RUP
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) OO
4 12 (34.29%) Process Improvement
4 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
5 10 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
6 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.43%) Process Management
9 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 3 (8.57%) Open Source
10 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) SDLC
11 2 (5.71%) Conflict Management
11 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Shell Script
4 16 (45.71%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Perl
6 5 (14.29%) COBOL
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Grafana
2 2 (5.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Pega
2 17 (48.57%) webMethods
3 13 (37.14%) Informatica
4 8 (22.86%) BEA
5 5 (14.29%) WSO2
6 2 (5.71%) ICL
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft