Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 101 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -48 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 83 45 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.94% 1.45% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.71% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 34 56
East Midlands median daily rate £460 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +6.51% -0.59%
10th Percentile £325 £358 £307
90th Percentile £600 £575 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £43.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -47.25% +10.98% +30.41%

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 2,336 2,629 2,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.69% 84.70% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,456 1,655 1,624
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -18.31%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £45.64 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year -9.47% +2.15% +7.89%

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

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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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +7 35 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 21 £475 +16.92% 5
Leicestershire +25 20 £450 -12.20% 5
Derbyshire +7 2 £450 -20.00% 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 83 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Business Analysis
3 25 (30.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (30.12%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (28.92%) Finance
5 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (20.48%) Project Management
6 17 (20.48%) User Stories
7 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
7 16 (19.28%) Scrum
8 15 (18.07%) SDLC
9 14 (16.87%) Retail
9 14 (16.87%) SAP
10 13 (15.66%) JIRA
10 13 (15.66%) Acceptance Criteria
11 11 (13.25%) Java
11 11 (13.25%) Banking
12 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
12 10 (12.05%) Degree
13 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.84%) Web Services
14 8 (9.64%) C#
14 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
14 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
14 8 (9.64%) Incident Management
14 8 (9.64%) Dynamics NAV
14 8 (9.64%) Scenario Testing
15 7 (8.43%) Customer Requirements
15 7 (8.43%) Logistics

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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 (3.61%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.20%) Documentum
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) BASE24
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) GitHub
2 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Network Security
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) ATM
3 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.20%) HBase
4 1 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) JIRA
2 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
2 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) Selenium
3 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) GitLab
5 3 (3.61%) TestRail
6 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.41%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.41%) JUnit
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.41%) NUnit
6 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Gradle
7 1 (1.20%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Retail
3 11 (13.25%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.82%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.41%) German Language
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Analyst
2 26 (31.33%) Business Analyst
3 20 (24.10%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.25%) Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 7 (8.43%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) SAP Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Information Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.82%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Web Services
2 7 (8.43%) .NET
3 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) OAuth
4 4 (4.82%) OAuth2
4 4 (4.82%) SAML
4 4 (4.82%) SOAP
5 3 (3.61%) Spring
6 2 (2.41%) Ajax
6 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.41%) J2EE
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) JSON
6 2 (2.41%) JSP
6 2 (2.41%) REST
6 2 (2.41%) Struts
7 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) PKI
3 4 (4.82%) PMI
4 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Tandem
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Linux
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Business Analysis
3 25 (30.12%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (30.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (20.48%) Project Management
4 17 (20.48%) User Stories
5 16 (19.28%) Scrum
5 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
6 15 (18.07%) SDLC
7 13 (15.66%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
10 8 (9.64%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
10 8 (9.64%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (8.43%) Logistics
12 6 (7.23%) DevOps
12 6 (7.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) Java
2 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.64%) C#
4 4 (4.82%) SQL
5 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.41%) Java 8
7 1 (1.20%) AWK
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) ISEB
3 4 (4.82%) CEH
3 4 (4.82%) CISM
3 4 (4.82%) CISSP
3 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.41%) APMP
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PMO
2 4 (4.82%) GCP
2 4 (4.82%) GDPR
3 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.41%) QA
5 1 (1.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.20%) Mesos
2 1 (1.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) SAP
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Splunk
4 2 (2.41%) Capita
4 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.20%) Perforce
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau