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 3 months to 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 79 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.46% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -8.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £283 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1104 1507 1143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.17% 82.21% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 912 655
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Manchester

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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

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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 3 months to 22 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
Salford - 2 £500 -
Bolton - 1 £325 - 1
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle
6 7 (21.88%) Python
6 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) ERP
7 6 (18.75%) ETL
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 6 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (18.75%) Data Transformation
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Programme Governance
9 4 (12.50%) PMO
10 3 (9.38%) Planning and Forecasting
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
10 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.38%) Kanban
10 3 (9.38%) MOM
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (9.38%) Windows

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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 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Appium
1 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
1 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) ETL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 3 (9.38%) HR Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Junior
5 3 (9.38%) Junior PMO
5 3 (9.38%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 6 (18.75%) ERP
5 6 (18.75%) ETL
5 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Programme Governance
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) Kanban
8 3 (9.38%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CISM
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) APMG
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) MOM
2 1 (3.13%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Wonderware
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