The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 48 38 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +38
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 112 97 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.46% 3.89% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 5.09% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 66 22
Median daily rate £423 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2605 1907 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 76.52% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 130
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £30.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the West Midlands region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Shropshire -15 33 £433 -8.46%
Birmingham +6 29 £381 +3.04% 4
Coventry -25 22 £445 +48.33% 5
Warwickshire -7 8 £495 +41.42% 2
Worcestershire +4 4 £381 +17.30%
Herefordshire - 4 £363 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Solihull -6 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 172 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.69%) RUP
3 56 (26.92%) SQL
4 42 (20.19%) Microsoft
5 39 (18.75%) Java
6 37 (17.79%) ClearQuest
6 37 (17.79%) Oracle OWB
6 37 (17.79%) Project Planning
7 36 (17.31%) Oracle
7 36 (17.31%) Software Architecture
8 35 (16.83%) Finance
9 33 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 32 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 32 (15.38%) JIRA
11 31 (14.90%) UML
12 30 (14.42%) Degree
13 29 (13.94%) Linux
13 29 (13.94%) Pega
13 29 (13.94%) V-Model
14 28 (13.46%) Git (software)
15 27 (12.98%) User Stories
16 26 (12.50%) .NET
16 26 (12.50%) ClearCase
16 26 (12.50%) Project Management
17 25 (12.02%) C#
17 25 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (11.54%) Spring
18 24 (11.54%) WSO2
19 23 (11.06%) Software Engineering
19 23 (11.06%) Unix

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (10.58%) Confluence
2 7 (3.37%) IIS
2 7 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.40%) Apache
4 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Office
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) SSL
2 3 (1.44%) Firewall
3 2 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) 3G
4 1 (0.48%) 4G
4 1 (0.48%) GPRS
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.48%) Skype
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.79%) Oracle OWB
2 21 (10.10%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.33%) Big Data
5 9 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.40%) MySQL
8 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.96%) Power BI
9 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.48%) GIS
10 1 (0.48%) MS Access
10 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.48%) QlikView
10 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (17.79%) ClearQuest
2 32 (15.38%) JIRA
3 28 (13.46%) Git (software)
4 26 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 22 (10.58%) Maven
6 20 (9.62%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.88%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (2.40%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.40%) FishEye
10 5 (2.40%) GoCD
10 5 (2.40%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.96%) CA Gen
11 2 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (16.83%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Retail
3 9 (4.33%) Banking
4 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (28.85%) Analyst
2 52 (25.00%) Architect
3 47 (22.60%) Business Analyst
4 38 (18.27%) Developer
5 31 (14.90%) Software Architect
6 26 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 19 (9.13%) Java Architect
8 18 (8.65%) .NET Team Leader
8 18 (8.65%) Team Leader
9 17 (8.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 17 (8.17%) Java Software Architect
10 14 (6.73%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.77%) Test Analyst
12 11 (5.29%) Software Team Leader
13 10 (4.81%) Senior Manager
13 10 (4.81%) Senior Project Manager
14 9 (4.33%) .NET Developer
14 9 (4.33%) C# Developer
14 9 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.50%) .NET
2 24 (11.54%) Spring
3 21 (10.10%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (10.10%) Spring Boot
4 18 (8.65%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.77%) Web Services
6 10 (4.81%) J2EE
7 6 (2.88%) SOAP
8 5 (2.40%) ELK Stack
8 5 (2.40%) Hystrix
8 5 (2.40%) Swagger
9 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.92%) REST
9 4 (1.92%) WireMock
10 3 (1.44%) HTML
11 2 (0.96%) CSS
11 2 (0.96%) Node.js
12 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.48%) iOS SDK
12 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.88%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.44%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.44%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (0.96%) EPoS
5 2 (0.96%) FMCG
5 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.48%) IVR
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.94%) Linux
2 23 (11.06%) Unix
3 11 (5.29%) Windows
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.69%) RUP
3 37 (17.79%) Project Planning
4 36 (17.31%) Software Architecture
5 32 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 31 (14.90%) UML
7 29 (13.94%) V-Model
8 27 (12.98%) User Stories
9 26 (12.50%) Project Management
10 25 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (11.06%) Software Engineering
12 22 (10.58%) Scrum
13 21 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (10.10%) Test Strategy
14 20 (9.62%) SDLC
15 19 (9.13%) Migration
15 19 (9.13%) PRINCE2
16 18 (8.65%) Test Scripting
16 18 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (8.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.92%) SQL
2 39 (18.75%) Java
3 25 (12.02%) C#
4 16 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.88%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.96%) C
8 2 (0.96%) Perl
8 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (14.42%) Degree
2 23 (11.06%) ISEB
3 11 (5.29%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.33%) PMP
5 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) APMP
8 2 (0.96%) CISA
8 2 (0.96%) CISM
8 2 (0.96%) CISSP
8 2 (0.96%) IISP
8 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.88%) TickIT
3 4 (1.92%) QA
4 2 (0.96%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.96%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (10.10%) Puppet
2 5 (2.40%) Graphite
3 4 (1.92%) Grafana
4 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.31%) Oracle
3 29 (13.94%) Pega
4 24 (11.54%) WSO2
5 16 (7.69%) Informatica
6 5 (2.40%) IBM
7 4 (1.92%) HP
8 3 (1.44%) webMethods
9 2 (0.96%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (0.96%) BEA
9 2 (0.96%) Cisco
9 2 (0.96%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.96%) hybris
9 2 (0.96%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.96%) Qualys
9 2 (0.96%) SAP
9 2 (0.96%) Sun
9 2 (0.96%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
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