Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.52% 2.16% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.56% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Belfast median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £343 £375 £425
90th Percentile £456 £439 £505
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 286 352 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 86.67% 84.41% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 253 279
Belfast median daily rate £375 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +11.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £255
90th Percentile £500 £550 £540
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -15.73% +11.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 9
Belfast median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.31% -52.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £19.25 £15.79
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -4.69% +23.08% -52.29%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Belfast

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) L2TP
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) OpenVPN
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (40.00%) CSS

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) L2TP
1 3 (60.00%) OpenVPN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Sublime Text
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP