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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 49 33 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +44
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 113 120 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.49% 4.76% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 6.09% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 22
Median daily rate £414 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
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
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 -21 32 £430 -6.01% 2
Birmingham +9 28 £400 - 10
Coventry -36 20 £429 +42.91% 8
Warwickshire +4 9 £483 +34.02%
Herefordshire - 4 £363 -
Worcestershire 0 3 £381 +17.30%
Staffordshire - 3 £350 -
Solihull -1 1 £500 - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 176 (87.13%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.72%) RUP
3 51 (25.25%) Microsoft
3 51 (25.25%) SQL
4 36 (17.82%) Java
5 34 (16.83%) MS Excel
6 33 (16.34%) .NET
7 31 (15.35%) Oracle
7 31 (15.35%) C#
7 31 (15.35%) UML
8 30 (14.85%) Finance
8 30 (14.85%) Degree
9 29 (14.36%) Project Management
10 26 (12.87%) Data Modelling
10 26 (12.87%) .NET Framework
10 26 (12.87%) JIRA
10 26 (12.87%) Scrum
10 26 (12.87%) V-Model
11 25 (12.38%) Pega
11 25 (12.38%) Oracle OWB
11 25 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (12.38%) Project Planning
11 25 (12.38%) ClearQuest
12 23 (11.39%) Software Engineering
12 23 (11.39%) Software Architecture
13 22 (10.89%) Git (software)
13 22 (10.89%) Linux
14 21 (10.40%) Test Strategy
15 20 (9.90%) Process Improvement
15 20 (9.90%) User Stories

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 17 (8.42%) Confluence
2 7 (3.47%) IIS
3 6 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.48%) Apache
4 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.99%) Documentum
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.94%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.45%) SaaS
2 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.46%) IaaS
3 9 (4.46%) PaaS
4 4 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) SSL
2 2 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) Oracle OWB
2 16 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.43%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.96%) Big Data
6 6 (2.97%) MySQL
6 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.99%) Power BI
9 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.50%) MS Access
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) QlikView
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (12.87%) JIRA
2 25 (12.38%) ClearQuest
3 22 (10.89%) Git (software)
4 20 (9.90%) Visual Studio
5 16 (7.92%) Maven
6 15 (7.43%) ClearCase
7 11 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (4.46%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.47%) CA Gen
9 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (2.48%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.48%) FishEye
11 5 (2.48%) GoCD
11 5 (2.48%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 30 (14.85%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Retail
3 10 (4.95%) Banking
4 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.98%) Automotive
5 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (27.23%) Analyst
2 46 (22.77%) Developer
3 44 (21.78%) Business Analyst
4 40 (19.80%) Architect
5 29 (14.36%) Project Manager
6 23 (11.39%) Software Architect
7 18 (8.91%) .NET Team Leader
7 18 (8.91%) Agile Business Analyst
7 18 (8.91%) Team Leader
8 16 (7.92%) .NET Developer
9 13 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.44%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.44%) Java Architect
10 11 (5.45%) Java Software Architect
10 11 (5.45%) Senior Manager
10 11 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (5.45%) Software Team Leader
11 10 (4.95%) Test Analyst
12 9 (4.46%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.34%) .NET
2 26 (12.87%) .NET Framework
3 18 (8.91%) Spring
4 16 (7.92%) Spring Boot
5 15 (7.43%) J2EE
5 15 (7.43%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (5.94%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.94%) HTML
6 12 (5.94%) Web Services
7 10 (4.95%) CSS
8 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (3.96%) Dapper ORM
8 8 (3.96%) Entity Framework
8 8 (3.96%) HTML5
8 8 (3.96%) LESS
8 8 (3.96%) Sass
9 5 (2.48%) ELK Stack
9 5 (2.48%) Hystrix
9 5 (2.48%) SOAP
9 5 (2.48%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.97%) Minimum Viable Product
3 5 (2.48%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.49%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.99%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.89%) Linux
2 19 (9.41%) Unix
3 9 (4.46%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) VME
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (87.13%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.72%) RUP
3 31 (15.35%) UML
4 29 (14.36%) Project Management
5 26 (12.87%) Data Modelling
5 26 (12.87%) Scrum
5 26 (12.87%) V-Model
6 25 (12.38%) Project Planning
6 25 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (11.39%) Software Architecture
7 23 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.40%) Test Strategy
9 20 (9.90%) PRINCE2
9 20 (9.90%) Process Improvement
9 20 (9.90%) User Stories
10 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (8.91%) CRM
11 18 (8.91%) Migration
11 18 (8.91%) Test Scripting
12 16 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.25%) SQL
2 36 (17.82%) Java
3 31 (15.35%) C#
4 13 (6.44%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.94%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.96%) Perl
7 7 (3.47%) COBOL
8 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.49%) C
11 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (14.85%) Degree
2 17 (8.42%) ISEB
3 9 (4.46%) PMP
4 7 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.49%) APMP
7 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.99%) CISA
8 2 (0.99%) CISM
8 2 (0.99%) CISSP
8 2 (0.99%) IISP
8 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.97%) TickIT
3 2 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) ISO27005
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) Puppet
2 5 (2.48%) Graphite
3 4 (1.98%) Grafana
4 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.35%) Oracle
3 25 (12.38%) Pega
4 15 (7.43%) WSO2
5 12 (5.94%) Informatica
6 10 (4.95%) webMethods
7 6 (2.97%) BEA
8 5 (2.48%) IBM
9 3 (1.49%) HP
9 3 (1.49%) hybris
9 3 (1.49%) SAP
10 2 (0.99%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco
10 2 (0.99%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.99%) ICL
10 2 (0.99%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.99%) Qualys
10 2 (0.99%) Sun
10 2 (0.99%) Tripwire
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