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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / West Midlands
Rank 61 53 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 65 67 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.70% 2.85% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.49% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 14
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £368 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +12 28 £475 +15.15% 4
Birmingham -1 9 £395 +5.33% 12
Shropshire -13 6 £451 -18.00%
Warwickshire - 6 £409 - 2
Solihull -4 3 £413 +7.84% 3
Worcestershire - 2 £311 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 152 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.49%) SQL
3 38 (22.09%) RUP
4 36 (20.93%) Java
4 36 (20.93%) Project Management
5 33 (19.19%) Finance
5 33 (19.19%) Microsoft
6 31 (18.02%) Scrum
7 29 (16.86%) Oracle
8 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 24 (13.95%) J2EE
9 23 (13.37%) Unix
9 23 (13.37%) PL/SQL
9 23 (13.37%) .NET
10 22 (12.79%) Use Case
10 22 (12.79%) Test Scripting
10 22 (12.79%) SDLC
11 20 (11.63%) Web Services
11 20 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (11.05%) Shell Script
12 19 (11.05%) Pega
13 18 (10.47%) webMethods
13 18 (10.47%) C#
13 18 (10.47%) .NET Framework
13 18 (10.47%) Data Analysis
14 17 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (9.30%) Data Modelling
15 16 (9.30%) HTML
15 16 (9.30%) Degree

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 10 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.65%) Confluence
3 3 (1.74%) Documentum
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.33%) MS Office
4 3 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (6.98%) SaaS
2 11 (6.40%) IaaS
2 11 (6.40%) PaaS
3 6 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (0.58%) 3G
2 1 (0.58%) 4G
2 1 (0.58%) DNS
2 1 (0.58%) GPRS
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) LDAP
2 1 (0.58%) Skype
2 1 (0.58%) SSL
2 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.81%) Oracle OWB
6 8 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.07%) Big Data
7 7 (4.07%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.49%) MySQL
8 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.33%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.33%) Hazelcast
10 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (6.98%) JIRA
2 11 (6.40%) CA Gen
2 11 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (5.81%) ClearQuest
4 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.07%) ClearCase
5 7 (4.07%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.49%) Maven
6 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.91%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.33%) ERwin
8 4 (2.33%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.74%) PVCS
9 3 (1.74%) Selenium
10 2 (1.16%) JMeter
11 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Automotive
3 10 (5.81%) Retail
4 6 (3.49%) Banking
5 4 (2.33%) Advertising
5 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (38.95%) Analyst
2 51 (29.65%) Business Analyst
3 34 (19.77%) Developer
4 26 (15.12%) Architect
5 18 (10.47%) Agile Business Analyst
5 18 (10.47%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.56%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Digital Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Digital Business Analyst
9 9 (5.23%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.65%) Software Architect
10 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.65%) Tester
10 8 (4.65%) webMethods Developer
11 7 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) .NET Team Leader
11 7 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.95%) J2EE
2 23 (13.37%) .NET
3 20 (11.63%) Web Services
4 18 (10.47%) .NET Framework
5 16 (9.30%) HTML
6 13 (7.56%) Spring
7 12 (6.98%) CSS
7 12 (6.98%) HTML5
8 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (6.40%) Dapper ORM
8 11 (6.40%) Entity Framework
8 11 (6.40%) LESS
8 11 (6.40%) Sass
9 10 (5.81%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.07%) XML
11 6 (3.49%) jQuery
12 5 (2.91%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.91%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.07%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.33%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) PMI
5 2 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) IVR
6 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Unix
2 10 (5.81%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Windows
4 3 (1.74%) AIX
5 2 (1.16%) VME
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.09%) RUP
3 36 (20.93%) Project Management
4 31 (18.02%) Scrum
5 22 (12.79%) SDLC
5 22 (12.79%) Test Scripting
5 22 (12.79%) Use Case
6 20 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.47%) Data Analysis
8 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 16 (9.30%) User Stories
9 15 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.72%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (8.72%) OO
9 15 (8.72%) SOLID
9 15 (8.72%) UML
10 13 (7.56%) Kanban
10 13 (7.56%) Process Improvement
10 13 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.49%) SQL
2 36 (20.93%) Java
3 23 (13.37%) PL/SQL
4 19 (11.05%) Shell Script
5 18 (10.47%) C#
6 12 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.65%) Perl
8 7 (4.07%) COBOL
9 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.16%) C
10 2 (1.16%) PHP
11 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 15 (8.72%) ISEB
3 4 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.33%) PMP
4 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) APMP
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.58%) P3O
2 1 (0.58%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Puppet
2 2 (1.16%) Grafana
2 2 (1.16%) Graphite
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.86%) Oracle
3 19 (11.05%) Pega
4 18 (10.47%) webMethods
5 15 (8.72%) Informatica
6 9 (5.23%) BEA
7 6 (3.49%) Google
8 5 (2.91%) Tableau
8 5 (2.91%) Teradata
8 5 (2.91%) WSO2
9 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.74%) hybris
10 2 (1.16%) ICL
11 1 (0.58%) Adobe
11 1 (0.58%) ATG
11 1 (0.58%) Avaya
11 1 (0.58%) Casewise
11 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.58%) Demandware
11 1 (0.58%) KANA
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