The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 June 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 29 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.11% 3.09% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 4.40% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £513 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £329 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £458 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 214 182 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.26% 70.27% 67.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 119 127
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.76 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.10 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Leicestershire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Leicester -6 3 £513 +52.98%
Waterfall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) ES6
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) ES6
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore