The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 23 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.57% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £383 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £384
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
99 50 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 77.95% 70.42% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 32
Average daily rate £400 £389 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £221 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £403
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 £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Billing
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) B2B
2 7 (58.33%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 5 (41.67%) Application Rationalisation
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Billing
1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Project Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) B2B
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 7 (58.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft