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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 33 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 63 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.12% 14.79% 14.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 16.62% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £51.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year -8.29% +63.00%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 379 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 85.96% 88.97% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 106 69
Median daily rate £475 £460 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% -0.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 22 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
Telford -17 2 - - 1
Waterfall
West Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

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

1 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 10 (76.92%) PL/SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) J2EE
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
2 10 (76.92%) webMethods
3 9 (69.23%) RUP
3 9 (69.23%) Pega
4 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
5 6 (46.15%) Informatica
5 6 (46.15%) CA Gen
6 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 5 (38.46%) BEA
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
8 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (23.08%) EDIFACT
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) PVCS
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) AIX
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) Confluence
8 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture

Waterfall
Top Related 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 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) Documentum
3 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) CA Gen
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) PVCS
3 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
3 2 (15.38%) ClearQuest
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Documentum Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) EDIFACT
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) RUP
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Conflict Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) PL/SQL
1 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) webMethods
2 9 (69.23%) Pega
3 6 (46.15%) Informatica
4 5 (38.46%) BEA