The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 25 June 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 / Solihull
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.54% - 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.59% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £335 - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73 122 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 89.02% 75.78% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 28
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Business Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CA
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow