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 30 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.02% 4.24% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 5.43% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £463 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £243 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £340 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £47.39 £31.44
% change year-on-year -0.82% +50.73%  

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 229 221 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 77.63% 78.09% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 132
Median daily rate £340 £289 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -11.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 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
Leicester -8 3 £463 +42.30%
Waterfall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) V-Model
4 3 (50.00%) Logistics
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (33.33%) TickIT
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Java EE
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development

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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Logistics
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) TickIT
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore