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 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 60 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 89 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 1.01% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 1.33% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 25
Median daily rate £413 £360 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2458 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.96% 76.33% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1126 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 133
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 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
Coventry +19 28 £400 +3.89% 1
Shropshire -7 27 £413 - 1
Birmingham +1 14 £375 +36.36% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £575 - 2
Warwickshire -13 4 £650 +85.71% 1
Solihull -17 1 £500 +16.95%
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 148 (75.13%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (43.65%) RUP
3 64 (32.49%) SQL
4 52 (26.40%) Oracle
5 50 (25.38%) Pega
6 49 (24.87%) Java
7 44 (22.34%) Unix
8 42 (21.32%) ClearCase
8 42 (21.32%) Oracle OWB
9 41 (20.81%) Data Modelling
9 41 (20.81%) Informatica
9 41 (20.81%) Shell Script
9 41 (20.81%) ClearQuest
10 40 (20.30%) Project Planning
10 40 (20.30%) Software Architecture
11 38 (19.29%) Test Strategy
12 36 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (17.26%) SDLC
14 32 (16.24%) Microsoft
15 31 (15.74%) Finance
16 29 (14.72%) Scrum
17 28 (14.21%) J2EE
18 27 (13.71%) OO
18 27 (13.71%) BusinessObjects
19 25 (12.69%) .NET
19 25 (12.69%) JIRA
20 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
20 24 (12.18%) User Stories
21 23 (11.68%) C#
21 23 (11.68%) MS Excel

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 18 (9.14%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.63%) Confluence
3 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.57%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.54%) MS Office
5 3 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) Office 365
3 2 (1.02%) Yammer
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) Internet
2 3 (1.52%) DNS
2 3 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) 3G
3 1 (0.51%) 4G
3 1 (0.51%) GPRS
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.32%) Oracle OWB
2 27 (13.71%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.63%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.54%) Big Data
8 5 (2.54%) MS Access
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.52%) Power BI
10 3 (1.52%) QlikView
11 1 (0.51%) DataStage
11 1 (0.51%) GIS
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (21.32%) ClearCase
2 41 (20.81%) ClearQuest
3 25 (12.69%) JIRA
4 18 (9.14%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.63%) Maven
6 11 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.54%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.02%) CA Gen
12 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.51%) FishEye
12 1 (0.51%) GoCD
12 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (15.74%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Retail
3 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
5 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (27.92%) Developer
2 52 (26.40%) Architect
3 45 (22.84%) Analyst
4 35 (17.77%) Software Architect
5 34 (17.26%) Business Analyst
6 20 (10.15%) Lead Developer
7 18 (9.14%) Project Manager
8 16 (8.12%) Technical Architect
9 14 (7.11%) Java Architect
9 14 (7.11%) Java Software Architect
10 11 (5.58%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) CRM Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.55%) .NET Team Leader
12 7 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Configuration Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) Lead .NET Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.21%) J2EE
2 25 (12.69%) .NET
3 18 (9.14%) Spring
4 17 (8.63%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (8.12%) Spring Boot
6 7 (3.55%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.54%) HTML
8 4 (2.03%) CSS
8 4 (2.03%) ELK Stack
8 4 (2.03%) Hystrix
8 4 (2.03%) REST
8 4 (2.03%) SOAP
8 4 (2.03%) Swagger
9 3 (1.52%) Web Services
9 3 (1.52%) WireMock
10 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.02%) COM
10 2 (1.02%) Middleware
11 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.52%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.02%) EPoS
5 2 (1.02%) FMCG
5 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.02%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) iPhone
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.34%) Unix
2 20 (10.15%) Linux
3 14 (7.11%) Windows
4 6 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (75.13%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (43.65%) RUP
3 41 (20.81%) Data Modelling
4 40 (20.30%) Project Planning
4 40 (20.30%) Software Architecture
5 38 (19.29%) Test Strategy
6 36 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (17.26%) SDLC
8 29 (14.72%) Scrum
9 27 (13.71%) OO
10 24 (12.18%) User Stories
11 23 (11.68%) CRM
12 22 (11.17%) UML
13 21 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (10.66%) V-Model
14 20 (10.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (9.64%) Process Improvement
16 17 (8.63%) Functional Testing
17 15 (7.61%) Migration
17 15 (7.61%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.49%) SQL
2 49 (24.87%) Java
3 41 (20.81%) Shell Script
4 23 (11.68%) C#
5 12 (6.09%) Perl
6 9 (4.57%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.12%) Degree
1 16 (8.12%) ISEB
2 13 (6.60%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.54%) PMP
5 4 (2.03%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) APMP
6 2 (1.02%) CISA
6 2 (1.02%) CISM
6 2 (1.02%) CISSP
6 2 (1.02%) IISP
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.05%) QA
2 6 (3.05%) SLA
2 6 (3.05%) TickIT
3 2 (1.02%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.02%) ISO27005
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) Docker
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (8.63%) Puppet
2 4 (2.03%) Graphite
3 3 (1.52%) Grafana
3 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (26.40%) Oracle
2 50 (25.38%) Pega
3 41 (20.81%) Informatica
4 32 (16.24%) Microsoft
5 18 (9.14%) WSO2
6 7 (3.55%) webMethods
7 5 (2.54%) BEA
8 4 (2.03%) HP
8 4 (2.03%) IBM
8 4 (2.03%) SAP
9 2 (1.02%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco
9 2 (1.02%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.02%) Infor
9 2 (1.02%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.02%) Qualys
9 2 (1.02%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.02%) Sun
9 2 (1.02%) Tripwire
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