Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 38 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.58% 0.76% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.07% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Solihull median daily rate £320 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -14.89% +78.03%
10th Percentile £310 £500 £481
90th Percentile £330 £500 £724
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
Solihull 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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157 187 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 82.63% 70.83% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 76
Solihull median daily rate £401 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +7.14% +4.87%
10th Percentile £233 £249 £275
90th Percentile £584 £530 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Solihull median hourly rate £33.84 £15.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.32% -58.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £14.68 £15.25 £18.90
90th Percentile £55.31 £15.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

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 21 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft