Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 November 2017 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 56 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 3.03% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.73% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 13
Birmingham median daily rate £394 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +3.23% -11.43%
10th Percentile £330 £263 £275
90th Percentile £532 £575 £643
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1305 1234 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.40% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 794 657
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £247 £234
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Birmingham

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Birmingham

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) JIRA
8 7 (21.21%) QA
9 6 (18.18%) DevOps
9 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
11 4 (12.12%) Test Management
11 4 (12.12%) Line Management
11 4 (12.12%) Confluence
11 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.12%) V-Model
11 4 (12.12%) CRM
11 4 (12.12%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 4 (12.12%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (12.12%) Coaching
12 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (9.09%) People Management
12 3 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
12 3 (9.09%) Advertising

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Actimize
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Digital Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Digital Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Compliance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) HR Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) COM
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
6 5 (15.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (12.12%) Coaching
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Line Management
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 4 (12.12%) V-Model
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) CollabNet
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Serena
3 1 (3.03%) Epicor
3 1 (3.03%) SAP