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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 28 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 26 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.12% 0.76% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 1.23% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 6
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£475 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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
446 162 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 87.80% 61.83% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 71 170
Average daily rate £425 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £101.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 21 £475 - 5
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (76.32%) PRINCE2
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
3 20 (52.63%) Finance
4 17 (44.74%) ERP
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle
5 16 (42.11%) SAP
5 16 (42.11%) Agresso
5 16 (42.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle Assets
6 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
7 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (31.58%) Retail
10 10 (26.32%) Project Management
10 10 (26.32%) General Ledger
10 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
11 9 (23.68%) PRINCE
11 9 (23.68%) Data Integration
12 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
14 6 (15.79%) SQL
14 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.16%) Change Management
15 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
16 4 (10.53%) Migration
16 4 (10.53%) Internet

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 16 (42.11%) Agresso
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Retail
3 10 (26.32%) General Ledger
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 13 (34.21%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Accountant
7 1 (2.63%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Head of Development
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) PRINCE2
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) ERP
4 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
5 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (26.32%) Project Management
7 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
8 9 (23.68%) PRINCE
9 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
12 5 (13.16%) Change Management
12 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (10.53%) Use Case
13 4 (10.53%) Migration
14 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
14 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
15 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) SAP
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) Planview
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
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