Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 23 8
Rank change year-on-year -32 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.54% 7.40% 15.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 8.19% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 27
Shropshire median daily rate £575 £430 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.72% -7.53% +37.78%
10th Percentile £563 £315 £370
90th Percentile £588 £568 £662
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 362 708 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 93.06% 90.31% 89.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 282 113
Shropshire median daily rate £460 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £263
90th Percentile £590 £574 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.06 £43.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.00% +91.50%
10th Percentile £22.59 £42.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £38.68 £44.25 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Shropshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Shropshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Telford -25 5 £575 +33.72%
Waterfall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Conflict Management
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Pega
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Documentum
5 1 (16.67%) webMethods
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Conflict Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods