Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +32
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.78% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
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
Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 209 356 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.64% 82.79% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 226 158
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £56.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Staffordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Staffordshire

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

1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR