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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 38 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.24% 2.83% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.64% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £50.00
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
385 220 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.12% 77.74% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 135 180
Average daily rate £425 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £17.50 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -11 10 £463 +8.82% 1
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) PRINCE2
3 22 (70.97%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) Finance
5 15 (48.39%) ERP
5 15 (48.39%) Oracle
6 14 (45.16%) SAP
6 14 (45.16%) Agresso
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
8 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (32.26%) Project Management
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Retail
10 7 (22.58%) General Ledger
10 7 (22.58%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Change Management
11 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
12 4 (12.90%) QA
12 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (12.90%) Internet
12 4 (12.90%) MS Project
12 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (45.16%) Agresso
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Project Manager
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Development
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) PRINCE2
3 22 (70.97%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) ERP
5 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
5 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Use Case
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
11 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
12 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Planview
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook