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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.89% 2.29% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.70% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 636 741 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.48% 84.98% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 505 264
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.77% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 20 £400 -11.11% 2
Durham -4 1 £340 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 14 (34.15%) Migration
3 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 11 (26.83%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) HTML5
5 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (24.39%) Test Management
7 9 (21.95%) Kanban
7 9 (21.95%) Django
7 9 (21.95%) Scala
7 9 (21.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (21.95%) Ruby
7 9 (21.95%) JSON
7 9 (21.95%) MySQL
7 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (21.95%) Play Framework
7 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
7 9 (21.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
7 9 (21.95%) REST
7 9 (21.95%) CSS3
8 8 (19.51%) ISEB
8 8 (19.51%) QA
9 7 (17.07%) Selenium
9 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing

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 4 (9.76%) GeoServer
2 2 (4.88%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
1 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
1 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Legal
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Technical Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Digital Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Digital Technical Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Assistant Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Manager
8 2 (4.88%) UAT Manager
8 2 (4.88%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
1 11 (26.83%) CSS
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
1 11 (26.83%) HTML5
1 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (21.95%) CSS3
2 9 (21.95%) Django
2 9 (21.95%) JSON
2 9 (21.95%) Play Framework
2 9 (21.95%) REST
2 9 (21.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (9.76%) Java EE
3 4 (9.76%) SignalR
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) Node.js
4 2 (4.88%) OpenLayers
4 2 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) NHS
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) AIX
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 14 (34.15%) Migration
3 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 10 (24.39%) Test Management
6 9 (21.95%) Kanban
7 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.07%) BDD
7 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
7 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (17.07%) Test Planning
7 7 (17.07%) User Stories
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Ruby
1 9 (21.95%) Scala
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Genesys
2 3 (7.32%) Nortel
2 3 (7.32%) Siebel
2 3 (7.32%) Verint
3 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com