Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.80% 5.35% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 6.50% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Chester median daily rate £388 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £331 £328 £281
90th Percentile £488 £475 £478
Cheshire median daily rate £465 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -2.11% +15.15% -4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 246 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.31% 82.27% 91.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 220 181
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £261 £237 £304
90th Percentile £502 £526 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 20
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Chester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Chester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Toad
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (16.67%) PegaRULES
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) FxCop
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Axis
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) ICEfaces
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) RichFaces
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce