Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 96 63
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 +32
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 67 48 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.30% 1.61% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.95% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 48
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +18.24% -2.95%
10th Percentile £294 £311 £250
90th Percentile £519 £578 £735
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £43.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £45.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -46.76% -9.50% +42.86%

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 2,470 2,463 2,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.68% 82.71% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,503 1,536 1,592
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £241 £249 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 71 74
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.55 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.72% -1.46% +0.27%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.38 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £42.48
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +11 23 £323 -28.33% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 21 £475 +24.59% 3
Leicestershire +17 14 £450 -2.70%
Derbyshire -1 3 £375 -28.57% 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 64 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Finance
5 13 (19.40%) Java
6 12 (17.91%) JIRA
6 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
8 10 (14.93%) Banking
8 10 (14.93%) Retail
8 10 (14.93%) Scrum
8 10 (14.93%) PMO
9 9 (13.43%) Oracle
9 9 (13.43%) Web Services
9 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.94%) SAP
10 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.45%) TDD
11 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.45%) SDLC
12 6 (8.96%) Change Control
12 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
12 6 (8.96%) Degree
12 6 (8.96%) Selenium
12 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
12 6 (8.96%) Change Management

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 (4.48%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.99%) Drupal
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) BASE24
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) iTrent
2 1 (1.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 2 (2.99%) PaaS
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) ATM
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.99%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) JIRA
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 4 (5.97%) JUnit
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.48%) TestRail
5 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.49%) Mockito
6 1 (1.49%) NUnit
6 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) German Language
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Database Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Retail Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 4 (5.97%) .NET
3 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.97%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) Spring
4 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.48%) J2EE
5 2 (2.99%) Ajax
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) jQuery
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) JSP
5 2 (2.99%) Struts
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.49%) JPA
6 1 (1.49%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) PMI
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Tandem
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
4 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.93%) Scrum
7 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.45%) SDLC
8 7 (10.45%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) Change Control
9 6 (8.96%) Change Management
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
10 5 (7.46%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (7.46%) ITIL
10 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.46%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) Java 8
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) ISEB
2 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.99%) APMP
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) SAP
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Capita
5 2 (2.99%) Okta
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) Workday