Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 123
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 55 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.77% 1.69% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.04% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 21
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59% -7.06%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £270
90th Percentile £649 £700 £575
North West median daily rate £401 £453 £450
% change year-on-year -11.34% +0.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,541 2,350 3,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.99% 82.69% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,616 1,476 1,922
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 66
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +23.81% -14.86%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.75 £10.94
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.30 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -29.26%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Manchester

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Manchester

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Manchester

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Manchester

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 1 £638 -12.67% 1
Salford -3 1 - -
Sale - 1 £410 -
Waterfall
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 54 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Scrum
3 17 (30.91%) .NET
4 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 15 (27.27%) JIRA
6 11 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 10 (18.18%) Finance
7 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.36%) VB.NET
8 9 (16.36%) Coaching
9 8 (14.55%) Ansible
9 8 (14.55%) User Stories
9 8 (14.55%) GitLab
9 8 (14.55%) CentOS
9 8 (14.55%) Puppet
9 8 (14.55%) Terraform
9 8 (14.55%) Black Duck
9 8 (14.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (14.55%) Change Management
9 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
9 8 (14.55%) Linux
9 8 (14.55%) Erlang
10 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Open Source
10 7 (12.73%) Kanban
11 6 (10.91%) Software Delivery
11 6 (10.91%) Business Development

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Riak
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) JIRA
2 8 (14.55%) GitLab
2 8 (14.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.27%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) JMeter
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.82%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.82%) Gatling
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Software Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Development Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Software Development Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Software Manager
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Project Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Tester
7 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Development Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Cash Management Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) WinForms
2 5 (9.09%) WPF
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.27%) WCF
4 3 (5.45%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) Java EE
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) CentOS
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.00%) Project Management
5 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.36%) Coaching
7 8 (14.55%) Change Management
7 8 (14.55%) User Stories
8 7 (12.73%) Kanban
8 7 (12.73%) Open Source
8 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Business Development
9 6 (10.91%) Software Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) BDD
10 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.09%) SDLC
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Use Case
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) VB.NET
3 8 (14.55%) Erlang
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) VB
5 5 (9.09%) VB6
6 3 (5.45%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Ansible
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
1 8 (14.55%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Black Duck
1 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Pega
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) ForeScout
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Progress