Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 20 October 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -30
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.59% 2.47% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.03% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Liverpool median daily rate £483 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +25.00% -18.58%
10th Percentile £466 £413 £310
90th Percentile £580 £650 £450
Merseyside median daily rate £575 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -18.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 315 363 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 83.33% 81.57% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 237 244
Liverpool median daily rate £390 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £210 £242 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.81 £13.25 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.19% -42.00% +30.54%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £24.34 £21.06 £32.06
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.25 £22.42
% change year-on-year -1.06% -40.91% +28.13%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Liverpool

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Liverpool

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com