Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 57 93
Rank change year-on-year -26 +36 -3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 29 93 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.60% 3.50% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 4.21% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 73 52
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +12.58% -1.31%
10th Percentile £313 £341 £275
90th Percentile £525 £600 £530
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +88.57% -4.11% +1.00%

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 1,469 2,207 2,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.25% 83.16% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1,441 1,710
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +3.87% -3.13%
10th Percentile £233 £275 £247
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 102 100
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.64 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.37% -5.58% +10.71%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.52 £9.93
90th Percentile £46.40 £32.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% -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 13 December 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

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 13 December 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
Nottinghamshire +4 13 - - 3
Northamptonshire -7 6 £350 -22.22%
Derbyshire - 3 £413 - 4
Leicestershire -13 1 £500 +17.65%
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (31.03%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (31.03%) Technical Debt
6 9 (31.03%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) SAP
9 6 (20.69%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) NUnit
9 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (17.24%) Retail
10 5 (17.24%) ETL
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
11 4 (13.79%) Project Delivery
11 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
12 3 (10.34%) Azure
12 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
12 3 (10.34%) DevOps

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 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP ERP
2 2 (6.90%) BASE24
3 1 (3.45%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (6.90%) Power Platform
2 2 (6.90%) PowerApps
3 1 (3.45%) AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
2 1 (3.45%) 802.15
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
2 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) DB2
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (6.90%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Power BI
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Lead Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) BASE24 Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Finance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) PMO Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Release Train Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) JSP
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) Struts
6 3 (10.34%) XSD
6 3 (10.34%) XSLT
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
8 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
8 1 (3.45%) JDBC
8 1 (3.45%) Node.js
8 1 (3.45%) React
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) Tandem
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Translating Business Requirements
3 9 (31.03%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Debt
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) ETL
5 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.79%) Project Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ACCA
3 1 (3.45%) CIMA
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) MBCS
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PMO
1 2 (6.90%) PSD2
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.45%) NCSC
2 1 (3.45%) NIST
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Delphix
5 1 (3.45%) Perforce
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.45%) Sun