Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 16 January 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 83 55
Rank change year-on-year +35 -28 +28
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 42 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.59% 3.19% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 3.65% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 89
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £245 £310 £263
90th Percentile £488 £542 £600
North East median daily rate £431 £475 £410
% change year-on-year -9.21% +15.85% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 793 1,782 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.57% 87.44% 86.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 1,277 843
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +6.79%
10th Percentile £260 £265 £265
90th Percentile £579 £533 £600
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £417
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 52 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +43.59% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.40 £12.38 £12.07
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.54 £17.00
% change year-on-year +13.05% +56.10% -22.09%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Tyne and Wear

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Tyne and Wear

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Tyne and Wear

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +36 42 £438 -7.89% 3
Waterfall
North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Project Management
3 18 (42.86%) Web Services
4 17 (40.48%) Open Source
5 14 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) QA
7 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 9 (21.43%) Coaching
8 9 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
9 8 (19.05%) Data Management
9 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (19.05%) Hortonworks
9 8 (19.05%) Cloudera
9 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
9 8 (19.05%) Data Engineering
10 7 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
10 7 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (16.67%) ITIL
10 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (16.67%) Service Management
11 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (14.29%) DevOps
12 5 (11.90%) Business Process Modelling
12 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (11.90%) Scrum

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) OLAP
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.38%) HBase
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.38%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.38%) ERwin
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Digital Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Data Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) JIRA Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) ETL Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Project Management
3 17 (40.48%) Open Source
4 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Coaching
5 9 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.05%) Data Engineering
6 8 (19.05%) Data Management
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) DevOps
9 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CAPM
3 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Cloudera
2 8 (19.05%) Hortonworks
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Tableau
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) CA