The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 27 June 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 / Coventry
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.80% 6.46% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 7.63% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Median daily rate £450 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £325 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £490 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 199 354 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 79.60% 84.69% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 216 163
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Coventry

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Coventry over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) User Stories
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) Use Case
6 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
7 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Service Design
7 6 (22.22%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (14.81%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
9 4 (14.81%) e-Learning
9 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Validation
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) ERP
10 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Route 53
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
1 19 (70.37%) Business Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Process Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Head of Development
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Business Finance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) LESS
2 1 (3.70%) Sass
2 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) User Stories
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) Use Case
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) Service Design
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.81%) ERP
8 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.81%) Validation
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (3.70%) Google
1 1 (3.70%) hybris
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft