Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 13 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.07% 2.73% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.35% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 24
Merseyside median daily rate £600 £450 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.32% +87.26%
10th Percentile £436 £350 £313
90th Percentile £650 £495 £696
North West median daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 523 507 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 83.41% 81.51% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 315 275
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £181
90th Percentile £547 £523 £546
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.84 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.06% -63.61% +191.07%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.70 £22.25
90th Percentile £16.18 £26.85 £115.50
North West median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £30.91
% change year-on-year +23.21% -9.41% +40.50%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 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
Liverpool -7 11 £613 +36.11%
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 6 (46.15%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (46.15%) CLAS
2 6 (46.15%) GDPR
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Information Governance
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (15.38%) Talend
5 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Electronics
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) OBIEE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Design
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Software Design
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
1 1 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Information Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CLAS
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) GDPR
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Talend
2 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (7.69%) SAP