The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 18.92% 5.17% 10.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.59% 6.06% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £391 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £404
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Knutsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34 99 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 91.89% 85.34% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 73 21
Median daily rate £403 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Knutsford

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Knutsford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Knutsford

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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) Servlets
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Struts
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
4 3 (42.86%) Gradle
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) PMI
5 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) EJB
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) Servlets
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle