Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 79 95
Rank change year-on-year +36 +16 -30
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 91 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.41% 2.26% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.65% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 43
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £303 £289 £316
90th Percentile £440 £519 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.63 - -
England median hourly rate £58.50 £24.09 £45.25
% change year-on-year +142.84% -46.76% -9.50%

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 1,736 2,487 2,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.11% 85.29% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 1,512 1,550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.43% +5.16%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £556 £549 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 88 77
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £17.50 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +5.74% -5.43%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.45 £10.33
90th Percentile £38.40 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.91 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% -12.00% +8.70%

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 22 May 2019.

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

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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 May 2019. 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 +25 54 £375 +16.28% 3
Nottinghamshire +26 26 £409 -13.89% 2
Derbyshire +15 5 - - 1
Leicestershire -3 2 - - 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 90 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) Finance
3 27 (29.67%) Java
4 26 (28.57%) Windows
5 25 (27.47%) .NET
6 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
7 20 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (20.88%) Technical Debt
8 19 (20.88%) Translating Business Requirements
8 19 (20.88%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (20.88%) SQL
8 19 (20.88%) HTML
9 18 (19.78%) Web Services
10 17 (18.68%) Project Management
10 17 (18.68%) Banking
11 16 (17.58%) ITIL
12 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 14 (15.38%) SDLC
12 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
13 13 (14.29%) ETL
13 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
13 13 (14.29%) Linux
13 13 (14.29%) JBoss
13 13 (14.29%) XSD
13 13 (14.29%) XSLT
13 13 (14.29%) JUnit
13 13 (14.29%) CSS
13 13 (14.29%) JSP
13 13 (14.29%) Struts
13 13 (14.29%) DB2

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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 13 (14.29%) JBoss
1 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) DB2
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.10%) Lumira
5 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) JUnit
1 13 (14.29%) Maven
2 11 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.59%) NUnit
4 5 (5.49%) Selenium
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.30%) JIRA
5 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.20%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) TestRail
7 1 (1.10%) VersionOne
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (40.66%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Lead Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 13 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Development Director
9 4 (4.40%) Software Development Director
10 3 (3.30%) Environment Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) .NET
2 19 (20.88%) HTML
3 18 (19.78%) Web Services
4 13 (14.29%) CSS
4 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 13 (14.29%) JSP
4 13 (14.29%) Spring
4 13 (14.29%) Struts
4 13 (14.29%) XSD
4 13 (14.29%) XSLT
5 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
6 8 (8.79%) REST
7 6 (6.59%) XML
8 5 (5.49%) Middleware
9 1 (1.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) PMI
2 5 (5.49%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (20.88%) Customer Requirements
3 19 (20.88%) Technical Debt
3 19 (20.88%) Translating Business Requirements
4 17 (18.68%) Project Management
5 16 (17.58%) ITIL
6 14 (15.38%) SDLC
6 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.29%) ETL
7 13 (14.29%) Release Management
8 11 (12.09%) ITIL V3
8 11 (12.09%) ITSM
8 11 (12.09%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (10.99%) DevOps
9 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.99%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (8.79%) CMMI
10 8 (8.79%) PRINCE
10 8 (8.79%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.67%) Java
2 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.88%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) PSD2
2 3 (3.30%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) BMC
2 8 (8.79%) Remedy
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.30%) Talend
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau