Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.99% 2.45% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.09% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 20
Liverpool median daily rate £456 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +0.56% -1.10%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £369
90th Percentile £491 £489 £488
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £453 £450
% change year-on-year -0.55% +0.56% -1.10%
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 311 356 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 88.60% 79.29% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 237 276
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.14% +5.48%
10th Percentile £214 £220 £248
90th Percentile £550 £600 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £35.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.96% +219.05%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.00 £13.70
90th Percentile £18.87 £34.70 £72.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £35.10
% change year-on-year - -62.96% +155.24%

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 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) F#
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 802.15
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) RFID
1 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) F#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP