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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 62 68
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.85% 2.12% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.65% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 16
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £404
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

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 1203 1321 1273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.51% 80.16% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 814 728
Median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 43
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the East Midlands

Waterfall
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 3 months to 29 March 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 +13 12 £368 +13.07% 3
Northamptonshire -5 8 £450 +2.85% 2
Derbyshire -7 3 £600 +49.06% 2
Leicestershire -11 3 £463 +85.00%
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) Finance
4 14 (31.11%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) Web Services
6 11 (24.44%) SOAP
6 11 (24.44%) User Stories
7 10 (22.22%) QA
8 9 (20.00%) Analytics
8 9 (20.00%) Java
8 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.00%) JSON
9 8 (17.78%) JMeter
9 8 (17.78%) Mainframe
9 8 (17.78%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
10 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (15.56%) Time Management
10 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.56%) API Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) Banking
11 6 (13.33%) JIRA
11 6 (13.33%) Project Management
11 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.33%) JSP
11 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
12 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 5 (11.11%) jQuery
12 5 (11.11%) Git (software)

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 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.22%) CICS
1 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) DataStage
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JMeter
1 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) ChangeMan
6 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Gradle
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) SOAP
3 9 (20.00%) JSON
4 6 (13.33%) JSP
5 5 (11.11%) .NET
5 5 (11.11%) Ajax
5 5 (11.11%) EJB
5 5 (11.11%) J2EE
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) Servlets
5 5 (11.11%) Struts
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
8 2 (4.44%) Java EE
8 2 (4.44%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) CSS
9 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mainframe
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) User Stories
4 9 (20.00%) Analytics
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) API Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (15.56%) Time Management
6 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) V-Model
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.67%) High Availability
8 3 (6.67%) Logistics
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) COBOL
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.44%) TickIT
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Chordiant
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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