Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 16 December 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -26
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.98% 1.72% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.04% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Merseyside median daily rate £575 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £466 £275 £350
90th Percentile £613 £563 £450
North West median daily rate £410 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -50.71% -29.29% -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 409 392 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 80.99% 84.12% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 242 290
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £259 £251 £249
90th Percentile £580 £550 £513
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -42.02% -25.73%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.63 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.61 £18.87 £30.76
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -16.93% +12.50% -17.24%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Merseyside

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Merseyside

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Merseyside over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Merseyside

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Liverpool 0 6 £491 +9.17% 2
Prescot - 3 £581 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PMO
6 1 (10.00%) Business Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (10.00%) Contract Negotiation
6 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Cash Management
6 1 (10.00%) Apex Code

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Cash Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) SEPA
2 1 (10.00%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) BMC
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com