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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 54 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 73 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.86% 1.40% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.01% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 11
Average daily rate £431 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -1 37 £550 +22.22% 3
Birmingham +7 10 £375 -31.81% 8
Coventry -3 9 £431 +41.39% 7
Wolverhampton - 4 £394 -
Solihull - 2 £383 - 1
Staffordshire -7 1 £625 +56.25% 4
Warwickshire - 1 £550 - 4
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 120 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.62%) SQL
2 77 (41.62%) RUP
3 63 (34.05%) Informatica
4 62 (33.51%) Oracle
4 62 (33.51%) Unix
4 62 (33.51%) Pega
5 60 (32.43%) Java
5 60 (32.43%) Shell Script
6 55 (29.73%) J2EE
7 49 (26.49%) WebLogic
8 46 (24.86%) Perl
9 45 (24.32%) ClearCase
10 40 (21.62%) OO
10 40 (21.62%) PL/SQL
10 40 (21.62%) webMethods
11 39 (21.08%) Data Modelling
12 38 (20.54%) BEA
12 38 (20.54%) Test Strategy
13 37 (20.00%) V-Model
13 37 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
14 35 (18.92%) ClearQuest
15 34 (18.38%) Project Planning
16 33 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (16.76%) CA Gen
18 29 (15.68%) BusinessObjects
19 25 (13.51%) MS Excel
19 25 (13.51%) UML
19 25 (13.51%) Test Scripting
20 24 (12.97%) MS Office

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (26.49%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.57%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.62%) Documentum
5 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.97%) MS Office
3 23 (12.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.08%) MS Project
6 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) Force.com
2 2 (1.08%) Heroku
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Yammer
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 29 (15.68%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.16%) MS Access
6 4 (2.16%) QlikView
6 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.62%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.62%) OLAP
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) DataStage
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 45 (24.32%) ClearCase
2 35 (18.92%) ClearQuest
3 31 (16.76%) CA Gen
4 15 (8.11%) JIRA
4 15 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.08%) Ant
7 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.08%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.54%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (9.73%) Finance
2 12 (6.49%) Marketing
3 10 (5.41%) Billing
4 8 (4.32%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (28.65%) Developer
2 40 (21.62%) Analyst
3 35 (18.92%) Architect
4 22 (11.89%) Software Architect
5 20 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.19%) Project Manager
7 15 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 15 (8.11%) Test Analyst
8 14 (7.57%) Configuration Engineer
8 14 (7.57%) Release and Configuration Engineer
8 14 (7.57%) Release Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Consultant
10 9 (4.86%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Integration Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) Integration Test Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.78%) Financial Analyst
13 6 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 6 (3.24%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (29.73%) J2EE
2 12 (6.49%) XML
2 12 (6.49%) XML Messaging
3 7 (3.78%) .NET
4 4 (2.16%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.62%) Middleware
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.62%) Web Services
5 3 (1.62%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.08%) COM
6 2 (1.08%) Java EE
7 1 (0.54%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.54%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.54%) SOAP
7 1 (0.54%) Spring
7 1 (0.54%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.54%) CESG
3 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.54%) iPad
3 1 (0.54%) iPhone
3 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (33.51%) Unix
2 9 (4.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) AIX
4 1 (0.54%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.62%) RUP
3 40 (21.62%) OO
4 39 (21.08%) Data Modelling
5 38 (20.54%) Test Strategy
6 37 (20.00%) V-Model
7 34 (18.38%) Project Planning
8 33 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (13.51%) Test Scripting
9 25 (13.51%) UML
10 23 (12.43%) SDLC
10 23 (12.43%) Software Architecture
11 22 (11.89%) Scrum
12 20 (10.81%) Data Migration
12 20 (10.81%) High Availability
12 20 (10.81%) ITIL
12 20 (10.81%) Migration
13 19 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (9.73%) Project Management
14 18 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.62%) SQL
2 60 (32.43%) Java
2 60 (32.43%) Shell Script
3 46 (24.86%) Perl
4 40 (21.62%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.16%) Apex Code
5 4 (2.16%) C#
6 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.08%) C
8 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.54%) COBOL
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) ISEB
2 18 (9.73%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.24%) Degree
4 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) APMP
5 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.08%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) CISMP
6 1 (0.54%) CISSP
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) ISO 9001
1 19 (10.27%) TickIT
2 7 (3.78%) SLA
3 5 (2.70%) QA
4 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Grafana
2 1 (0.54%) Graphite
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (34.05%) Informatica
2 62 (33.51%) Oracle
2 62 (33.51%) Pega
3 40 (21.62%) webMethods
4 38 (20.54%) BEA
5 16 (8.65%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.62%) Talend
8 2 (1.08%) EMC
8 2 (1.08%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) Infor
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) VMware
9 1 (0.54%) Capita
9 1 (0.54%) Cognos
9 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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