Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 10 December 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 85 82
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 -28
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 94 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.51% 2.01% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 2.39% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 54 35
East Midlands median daily rate £435 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £342 £284 £299
90th Percentile £600 £529 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £36.14
% change year-on-year -4.11% +1.00% +49.15%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,204 2,676 2,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.24% 84.07% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,697 1,679
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £247 £229
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.79 £8.76
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +2 47 £450 +42.86% 8
Leicestershire +14 20 £425 +5.59%
Nottinghamshire +15 17 £411 +8.22% 7
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 92 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) Finance
3 27 (28.72%) Business Analysis
4 24 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (23.40%) User Stories
6 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (19.15%) .NET
8 16 (17.02%) Project Management
9 15 (15.96%) C#
9 15 (15.96%) Scrum
9 15 (15.96%) Retail
9 15 (15.96%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (14.89%) Web Services
10 14 (14.89%) SDLC
11 13 (13.83%) SQL
11 13 (13.83%) Banking
12 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
12 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.77%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (11.70%) UML
13 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
13 11 (11.70%) Test Strategy
13 11 (11.70%) Degree
14 10 (10.64%) V-Model
14 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.64%) HTML
14 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
14 10 (10.64%) Customer Requirements

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (3.19%) JBoss
1 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.13%) BASE24
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.06%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) GitHub
2 4 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) PaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
1 4 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (2.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) DB2
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.13%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) HBase
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
1 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) GitLab
3 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.19%) JUnit
3 3 (3.19%) Maven
4 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.13%) NUnit
4 2 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.06%) MSTest
5 1 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Retail
3 13 (13.83%) Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Military
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Analyst
2 29 (30.85%) Business Analyst
3 25 (26.60%) Project Manager
4 16 (17.02%) Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Lead Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 8 (8.51%) IT Manager
6 8 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Architect
9 5 (5.32%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) SAP Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Information Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Lead Software Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Security Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) .NET
2 14 (14.89%) Web Services
3 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.32%) XML
5 4 (4.26%) OAuth
5 4 (4.26%) OAuth2
5 4 (4.26%) SAML
6 3 (3.19%) CSS
6 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.19%) JSP
6 3 (3.19%) Spring
6 3 (3.19%) Struts
6 3 (3.19%) XSD
6 3 (3.19%) XSLT
7 1 (1.06%) Kafka
7 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (2.13%) Tandem
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Business Analysis
3 24 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (23.40%) User Stories
5 16 (17.02%) Project Management
6 15 (15.96%) Acceptance Criteria
6 15 (15.96%) Scrum
7 14 (14.89%) SDLC
8 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
8 12 (12.77%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
9 11 (11.70%) Test Strategy
9 11 (11.70%) UML
10 10 (10.64%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.64%) V-Model
11 8 (8.51%) High Availability
11 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) C#
2 13 (13.83%) SQL
3 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (1.06%) AWK
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) CEH
2 4 (4.26%) CISM
2 4 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) APMG
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) GDPR
1 6 (6.38%) PMO
2 4 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.26%) PSD2
3 2 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.06%) Mesos
1 1 (1.06%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) HP
3 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.06%) Cadence
4 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Splunk