Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.53% 3.38% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 4.02% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 26
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.50% -9.95%
10th Percentile £433 £387 £413
90th Percentile £498 £643 £494
North West median daily rate £411 £450 £441
% change year-on-year -8.61% +2.10% +8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -18.60% -

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 404 547 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 88.21% 84.02% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 349 342
Merseyside median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £228
90th Percentile £552 £588 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% -28.19% -44.84%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £10.56
90th Percentile £16.28 £23.72 £26.76
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £32.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year -28.74% +0.17% +30.00%

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
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 21 June 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 -1 6 £475 - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Waterfall
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Architect
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning Expert
2 1 (14.29%) Project Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Tuning Expert
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle