Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 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
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 114 49
Rank change year-on-year +48 -65 +49
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 34 54 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.78% 1.98% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.35% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 106
North East median daily rate £400 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +15.85% +9.33%
10th Percentile £225 £407 £263
90th Percentile £500 £563 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.50 £36.14 £24.37
% change year-on-year +1.00% +48.33% -40.93%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1028 2301 1668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 83.99% 84.38% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1593 1065
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 73
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +64.71% -10.05%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the North East

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in the North East

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the North East

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear +48 28 £431 -9.21% 4
Durham +8 6 £380 -29.63%
Waterfall
England

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

1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Project Management
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (35.29%) Open Source
5 10 (29.41%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
8 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
8 7 (20.59%) Feasibility Study
9 6 (17.65%) Virtual Team Management
9 6 (17.65%) Virtual Team
9 6 (17.65%) NHS
9 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.65%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) Change Management
9 6 (17.65%) Strategic Management
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) JIRA
10 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) DevOps
11 4 (11.76%) SDLC
11 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
11 4 (11.76%) Service Management
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (5.88%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior PMO
7 1 (2.94%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) Java EE
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) OpenLayers
2 2 (5.88%) Sass
2 2 (5.88%) SignalR
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) NHS
3 6 (17.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) OpenVMS
2 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Project Management
3 12 (35.29%) Open Source
3 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Feasibility Study
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Strategic Management
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) Virtual Team Management
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Pascal
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
4 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) CAPM
5 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.88%) PMP
6 1 (2.94%) APMP
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Progress
3 1 (2.94%) SAP