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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / West Midlands
Rank 75 50 74
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 47 87 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 3.32% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 4.03% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 18
Median daily rate £460 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £17.66
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +197.28%

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
1903 2158 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.03% 82.46% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1222 943
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 51 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 0 21 £476 +18.87% 3
Birmingham +2 8 £475 +26.66% 7
Warwickshire +4 5 £415 -24.54%
Solihull +1 4 £375 -1.96% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £311 -
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
Herefordshire - 1 £255 - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 129 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.21%) Finance
3 36 (24.49%) SQL
3 36 (24.49%) Scrum
4 34 (23.13%) Project Management
5 30 (20.41%) Java
6 28 (19.05%) RUP
7 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
8 24 (16.33%) Oracle
8 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 23 (15.65%) J2EE
9 23 (15.65%) Web Services
10 22 (14.97%) PL/SQL
10 22 (14.97%) Use Case
10 22 (14.97%) SDLC
11 21 (14.29%) .NET
12 20 (13.61%) Unix
13 19 (12.93%) User Stories
14 18 (12.24%) HTML
14 18 (12.24%) Shell Script
14 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (11.56%) webMethods
15 17 (11.56%) SOLID
16 16 (10.88%) Pega
16 16 (10.88%) Test Scripting
17 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (10.20%) OO
18 14 (9.52%) Entity Framework
18 14 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (9.52%) Informatica

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 9 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.04%) Confluence
2 3 (2.04%) Documentum
2 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.04%) MS Office
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (8.84%) SaaS
2 12 (8.16%) IaaS
2 12 (8.16%) PaaS
3 7 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) LDAP
2 1 (0.68%) 3G
2 1 (0.68%) 4G
2 1 (0.68%) GPRS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) Skype
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.44%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.40%) Hazelcast
7 5 (3.40%) MySQL
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.72%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.04%) Big Data
9 3 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.36%) QlikView
11 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (6.80%) CA Gen
3 8 (5.44%) JIRA
3 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.72%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.72%) ERwin
6 3 (2.04%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.04%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.04%) PVCS
7 2 (1.36%) JMeter
7 2 (1.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (27.21%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Automotive
3 6 (4.08%) Advertising
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (41.50%) Analyst
2 48 (32.65%) Business Analyst
3 37 (25.17%) Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Architect
5 15 (10.20%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (8.84%) Digital Analyst
7 12 (8.16%) Digital Business Analyst
8 11 (7.48%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.80%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.12%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.44%) webMethods Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) Tester
13 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.08%) Business Architect
13 6 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.08%) C# Developer
13 6 (4.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.65%) J2EE
1 23 (15.65%) Web Services
2 21 (14.29%) .NET
3 18 (12.24%) HTML
4 14 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 14 (9.52%) Entity Framework
5 13 (8.84%) CSS
5 13 (8.84%) HTML5
6 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (8.16%) Dapper ORM
6 12 (8.16%) LESS
6 12 (8.16%) Sass
7 7 (4.76%) Spring
8 6 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.08%) jQuery
8 6 (4.08%) REST
8 6 (4.08%) XML
9 5 (3.40%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.40%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.40%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.04%) User Experience
3 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.36%) PMI
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.61%) Unix
2 3 (2.04%) AIX
3 2 (1.36%) Linux
3 2 (1.36%) VME
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) Scrum
3 34 (23.13%) Project Management
4 28 (19.05%) RUP
5 22 (14.97%) SDLC
5 22 (14.97%) Use Case
6 19 (12.93%) User Stories
7 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (11.56%) SOLID
9 16 (10.88%) Test Scripting
10 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.20%) OO
11 14 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.52%) Data Analysis
11 14 (9.52%) MVC
12 13 (8.84%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (8.84%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 13 (8.84%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (8.84%) Kanban
13 12 (8.16%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.49%) SQL
2 30 (20.41%) Java
3 22 (14.97%) PL/SQL
4 18 (12.24%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.16%) C#
6 10 (6.80%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.76%) COBOL
7 7 (4.76%) Perl
8 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.36%) PHP
9 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) ISEB
2 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 4 (2.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) P3O
3 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle
3 17 (11.56%) webMethods
4 16 (10.88%) Pega
5 14 (9.52%) Informatica
6 8 (5.44%) BEA
7 7 (4.76%) Google
8 5 (3.40%) Tableau
8 5 (3.40%) Teradata
9 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.36%) ICL
11 1 (0.68%) Adobe
11 1 (0.68%) ATG
11 1 (0.68%) CA
11 1 (0.68%) Casewise
11 1 (0.68%) Demandware
11 1 (0.68%) HP
11 1 (0.68%) Remedy
11 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.68%) SAP
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CPS Group Limited
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