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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 44 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 109 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.46% 1.79% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 2.36% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 29
Median daily rate £435 £395 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £18.91 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+99.62% -69.00%
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
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 33 £430 +7.50% 3
Shropshire -6 32 £430 - 1
Birmingham -2 19 £400 +18.51% 8
Warwickshire -4 6 £538 +53.57% 3
Staffordshire - 4 £463 -
Worcestershire 0 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £363 - 1
Solihull -14 1 £500 +16.95%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 170 (79.81%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.62%) RUP
3 63 (29.58%) SQL
4 48 (22.54%) Microsoft
5 47 (22.07%) Java
6 45 (21.13%) Oracle
7 40 (18.78%) ClearQuest
7 40 (18.78%) Data Modelling
7 40 (18.78%) Oracle OWB
7 40 (18.78%) Project Planning
7 40 (18.78%) Software Architecture
8 38 (17.84%) Pega
9 35 (16.43%) Finance
9 35 (16.43%) MS Excel
10 34 (15.96%) ClearCase
11 33 (15.49%) Unix
12 32 (15.02%) .NET
12 32 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (14.55%) C#
13 31 (14.55%) JIRA
13 31 (14.55%) Test Strategy
14 30 (14.08%) V-Model
14 30 (14.08%) SDLC
15 29 (13.62%) Linux
15 29 (13.62%) UML
16 27 (12.68%) Degree
16 27 (12.68%) Git (software)
17 26 (12.21%) User Stories
17 26 (12.21%) Informatica
17 26 (12.21%) Shell Script

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 (10.33%) Confluence
2 9 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.29%) IIS
4 5 (2.35%) Apache
4 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.35%) MS Office
5 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) SSL
2 3 (1.41%) DNS
2 3 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) 3G
3 1 (0.47%) 4G
3 1 (0.47%) GPRS
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.78%) Oracle OWB
2 24 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.33%) MongoDB
4 20 (9.39%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.76%) Big Data
6 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.35%) MySQL
8 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.41%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.41%) Power BI
9 3 (1.41%) QlikView
9 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.94%) MS Access
11 1 (0.47%) DataStage
11 1 (0.47%) GIS
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (18.78%) ClearQuest
2 34 (15.96%) ClearCase
3 31 (14.55%) JIRA
4 27 (12.68%) Git (software)
5 22 (10.33%) Maven
6 20 (9.39%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (2.35%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.35%) FishEye
9 5 (2.35%) GoCD
9 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Retail
3 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Automotive
5 2 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Games
5 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (25.35%) Architect
2 53 (24.88%) Analyst
3 51 (23.94%) Developer
4 41 (19.25%) Business Analyst
5 33 (15.49%) Software Architect
6 19 (8.92%) Project Manager
7 18 (8.45%) Java Architect
7 18 (8.45%) Lead Developer
8 17 (7.98%) .NET Team Leader
8 17 (7.98%) Team Leader
9 16 (7.51%) Java Software Architect
10 14 (6.57%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.63%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (5.16%) Test Analyst
13 10 (4.69%) Software Team Leader
14 9 (4.23%) .NET Developer
14 9 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (4.23%) C# Developer
14 9 (4.23%) Lead .NET Developer
14 9 (4.23%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.02%) .NET
2 23 (10.80%) Spring
3 22 (10.33%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (9.86%) Spring Boot
5 18 (8.45%) J2EE
6 17 (7.98%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.69%) Web Services
8 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.29%) ELK Stack
8 7 (3.29%) Hystrix
8 7 (3.29%) SOAP
8 7 (3.29%) Swagger
9 6 (2.82%) WireMock
10 5 (2.35%) HTML
11 4 (1.88%) CSS
11 4 (1.88%) REST
12 2 (0.94%) Middleware
13 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.47%) JSON
13 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.88%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.41%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (0.94%) EPoS
5 2 (0.94%) FMCG
5 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.94%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.47%) iPad
6 1 (0.47%) iPhone
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.49%) Unix
2 29 (13.62%) Linux
3 16 (7.51%) Windows
4 6 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (79.81%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.62%) RUP
3 40 (18.78%) Data Modelling
3 40 (18.78%) Project Planning
3 40 (18.78%) Software Architecture
4 32 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (14.55%) Test Strategy
6 30 (14.08%) SDLC
6 30 (14.08%) V-Model
7 29 (13.62%) UML
8 26 (12.21%) User Stories
9 24 (11.27%) Scrum
10 23 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (10.33%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.86%) Process Improvement
13 20 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (8.92%) OO
15 18 (8.45%) CRM
15 18 (8.45%) Functional Testing
15 18 (8.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.58%) SQL
2 47 (22.07%) Java
3 31 (14.55%) C#
4 26 (12.21%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.41%) Perl
10 2 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) Degree
2 18 (8.45%) ISEB
3 12 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.35%) PMP
6 4 (1.88%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) APMP
7 2 (0.94%) CISA
7 2 (0.94%) CISM
7 2 (0.94%) CISSP
7 2 (0.94%) IISP
7 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.82%) QA
2 6 (2.82%) TickIT
3 3 (1.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.94%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.33%) Puppet
2 7 (3.29%) Graphite
3 6 (2.82%) Grafana
4 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.13%) Oracle
3 38 (17.84%) Pega
4 26 (12.21%) Informatica
5 24 (11.27%) WSO2
6 4 (1.88%) HP
6 4 (1.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.94%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.94%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.94%) Intel Security
7 2 (0.94%) Qualys
7 2 (0.94%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.94%) SAP
7 2 (0.94%) Sun
7 2 (0.94%) Tripwire
7 2 (0.94%) webMethods
8 1 (0.47%) ATG
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau
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