The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 32 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.45% 2.55% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 3.43% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
Waterfall
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 204 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.27% 74.45% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 125 114
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -51.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Bedfordshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -16 6 £425 - 2
Bedford +2 2 £290 +12.62%
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) PRINCE2
3 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
4 16 (42.11%) Finance
5 15 (39.47%) ERP
5 15 (39.47%) Project Management
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle
7 12 (31.58%) SAP
7 12 (31.58%) Agresso
7 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (23.68%) Retail
9 8 (21.05%) Change Management
9 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
10 7 (18.42%) QA
11 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
12 5 (13.16%) MS Project
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (13.16%) JIRA
13 4 (10.53%) Use Case
13 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
13 4 (10.53%) User Stories

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle General Ledger
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Payables
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Receivables
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Assets
1 12 (31.58%) Agresso
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Project Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Development Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) PRINCE2
3 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 15 (39.47%) ERP
5 15 (39.47%) Project Management
6 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) Change Management
8 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
9 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Use Case
10 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Migration
10 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.53%) User Stories
11 3 (7.89%) CRM
11 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
12 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) SAP
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) Facebook
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Planview