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 3 months to 28 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 42 55
Rank change year-on-year -38 +13  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.56% 3.57% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 4.36% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 25
Median daily rate £500 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £320 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £750 £525
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1261 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.34% 81.78% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 780 744
Median daily rate £403 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -15 9 £406 +1.43% 4
Derbyshire -6 7 £525 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire -9 5 £450 +4.65% 2
Leicestershire -12 2 £525 +31.25%
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
3 14 (26.92%) Scrum
4 13 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) QA
6 9 (17.31%) Degree
6 9 (17.31%) User Stories
6 9 (17.31%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (17.31%) ISEB
7 8 (15.38%) SOAP
7 8 (15.38%) Web Services
7 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.38%) Validation
7 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
8 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Retail
8 7 (13.46%) JSP
8 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.54%) Oracle
9 6 (11.54%) Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) JSON
9 6 (11.54%) JIRA
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
10 5 (9.62%) jQuery

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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 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.92%) CICS
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) Mule
2 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Kalido
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) DataStage
4 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) JIRA
2 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) JMeter
4 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.92%) ChangeMan
5 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Automotive
5 3 (5.77%) Back Office
6 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) IT Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.85%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (3.85%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) SOAP
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) JSP
3 6 (11.54%) JSON
4 5 (9.62%) Ajax
4 5 (9.62%) EJB
4 5 (9.62%) J2EE
4 5 (9.62%) jQuery
4 5 (9.62%) Servlets
4 5 (9.62%) Spring
4 5 (9.62%) Struts
5 4 (7.69%) XML
6 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) Java EE
6 3 (5.77%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 2 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.92%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Scrum
3 9 (17.31%) Scenario Testing
3 9 (17.31%) User Stories
4 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.38%) Validation
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) API Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) ETL
8 4 (7.69%) Time Management
9 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) COBOL
5 1 (1.92%) ES6
5 1 (1.92%) Groovy
5 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) APMP
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Informatica
3 2 (3.85%) Netezza
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO