Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 123 91
Rank change year-on-year +38 -32 +28
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 52 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.76% 1.14% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.35% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 42
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £301 £276 £263
90th Percentile £688 £530 £553
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2405 2958 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.25% 83.96% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1882 1800
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Bolton +1 7 £450 -
Salford +4 3 £575 +27.78%
Stockport - 3 £730 - 1
Wigan 0 1 £240 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (13.46%) C#
5 7 (13.46%) .NET
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
5 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
5 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 6 (11.54%) QA
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 5 (9.62%) Banking
7 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.62%) ISEB
7 5 (9.62%) SQL
7 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.62%) User Stories
7 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.69%) LINQ
8 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Java

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 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) Drupal
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Slack
2 2 (3.85%) Trello
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) Toad
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) Gradle
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) JProfiler
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
3 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Billing
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Project Manager
3 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Senior Manager
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Developer
7 4 (7.69%) HR Manager
8 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Tester
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Migration Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.69%) JSON
2 4 (7.69%) LINQ
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) XSLT
3 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.85%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) JPA
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) Spring
4 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 2 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
4 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) SDLC
5 5 (9.62%) TDD
5 5 (9.62%) User Stories
6 4 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) OO
6 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.69%) Service Management
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C#
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) XPath
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) Capita
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Perforce
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.92%) IBM