The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 36 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.23% 4.76% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 5.65% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £338 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £407
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 814 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.57% 84.27% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 511 440
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Cheshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Knutsford +9 6 £475 +11.76% 2
Chester +9 3 £450 +10.76%
Warrington +11 1 £310 -35.41%
Crewe - 1 - - 2
Waterfall
North West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) Project Management
4 9 (39.13%) J2EE
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) SOAP
5 8 (34.78%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Struts
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) RUP
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
9 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
9 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) WSDL
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) JSP
9 4 (17.39%) Servlets
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) MS Project
9 4 (17.39%) EJB
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Project
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) IPsec
1 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Gradle
2 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) J2EE
2 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 8 (34.78%) Spring
3 6 (26.09%) Struts
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) EJB
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) JSP
5 4 (17.39%) Servlets
5 4 (17.39%) WSDL
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) JAXB
6 3 (13.04%) JAX-WS
6 3 (13.04%) JDBC
6 3 (13.04%) POJO
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
7 2 (8.70%) JSTL
7 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) PMI
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) RUP
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.04%) AOP
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) RAD
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) Chordiant
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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