Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 99 65
Rank change year-on-year +46 -34 -16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 97 50 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.56% 1.62% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.90% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 38 55
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £339 £315 £298
90th Percentile £600 £554 £550
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 £32.00 £39.75 £37.82
% change year-on-year -19.50% +5.10% +52.81%

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 2,216 2,625 2,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.41% 84.90% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,439 1,657 1,747
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 104 62
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -13.58%
10th Percentile £10.03 £9.65 £8.76
90th Percentile £43.63 £51.00 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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

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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 6 months to 21 October 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

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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 21 October 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 +8 43 £400 +2.24% 4
Leicestershire +24 23 £450 +11.80% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 18 £411 -3.24% 8
Derbyshire +3 1 £375 -28.57%
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 96 (98.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) Business Analysis
3 32 (32.99%) Finance
4 28 (28.87%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (20.62%) User Stories
8 18 (18.56%) Scrum
9 17 (17.53%) Retail
10 16 (16.49%) SAP
11 15 (15.46%) Project Management
11 15 (15.46%) SDLC
11 15 (15.46%) Acceptance Criteria
12 14 (14.43%) Banking
13 13 (13.40%) C#
14 12 (12.37%) .NET
14 12 (12.37%) Web Services
14 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
15 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
15 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
15 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
15 11 (11.34%) Scenario Testing
16 10 (10.31%) JIRA
16 10 (10.31%) Degree
16 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
17 9 (9.28%) SQL
18 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
18 8 (8.25%) UML
18 8 (8.25%) Logistics
18 8 (8.25%) Dynamics NAV

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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 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.03%) Confluence
1 1 (1.03%) Documentum
1 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.09%) BASE24
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) GitHub
2 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.12%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) PaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) Network Security
3 3 (3.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.09%) NonStop SQL
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Big Data
2 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.03%) HBase
3 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) JIRA
2 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.12%) GitLab
4 4 (4.12%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.06%) Subversion
6 2 (2.06%) TestRail
7 1 (1.03%) NUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Retail
3 14 (14.43%) Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.06%) German Language
6 2 (2.06%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Military
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Analyst
2 34 (35.05%) Business Analyst
3 24 (24.74%) Project Manager
4 15 (15.46%) Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Digital Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) SAP Business Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Information Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) .NET
1 12 (12.37%) Web Services
2 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.19%) HTML
3 6 (6.19%) XML
4 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.12%) OAuth
5 4 (4.12%) OAuth2
5 4 (4.12%) SAML
6 2 (2.06%) SOAP
7 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.03%) Kafka
7 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) PKI
3 3 (3.09%) Tandem
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (98.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) Business Analysis
3 28 (28.87%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (20.62%) User Stories
6 18 (18.56%) Scrum
7 15 (15.46%) Acceptance Criteria
7 15 (15.46%) Project Management
7 15 (15.46%) SDLC
8 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
9 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
9 11 (11.34%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
10 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.25%) Logistics
11 8 (8.25%) UML
12 7 (7.22%) Cryptography
12 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.22%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) C#
2 9 (9.28%) SQL
3 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) C++
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) AWK
7 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) ISEB
3 4 (4.12%) CEH
3 4 (4.12%) CISM
3 4 (4.12%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) APMG
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) GDPR
2 4 (4.12%) PMO
3 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.09%) PSD2
4 2 (2.06%) QA
5 1 (1.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.03%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.03%) Mesos
1 1 (1.03%) Oozie
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) SAP
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.06%) Splunk
6 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.03%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.03%) Cadence
6 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.03%) Tableau