The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 29 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.

Waterfall Model
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.86% 2.60% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.17% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +1.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £404
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 126 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 80.95% 81.82% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 92 112
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Median hourly rate £23.75 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.59 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Chester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) AOP
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) JAXB
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
2 3 (60.00%) POJO
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) JAXB
2 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) POJO
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) JiBX
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) AOP
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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