The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 22 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.78% 0.94% 11.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.25% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +43.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -50.55%
Waterfall
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.19% 75.47% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 22
Median daily rate £348 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Waterfall
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Games

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP