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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 29 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.17% 3.13% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 3.83% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
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£425 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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
309 418 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.75% 81.80% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 278 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +1 5 £475 +7.04%
Bedford - 1 £420 - 1
Dunstable - 1 £400 -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) EJB
6 4 (17.39%) Servlets
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) RAD
7 3 (13.04%) DSDM
7 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) hybris
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Pega
7 3 (13.04%) Revenue Management
8 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Agresso
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Defect Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Management Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
1 4 (17.39%) EJB
1 4 (17.39%) Servlets
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) JDBC
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) EMV
3 1 (4.35%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 5 (21.74%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) RAD
7 3 (13.04%) DSDM
7 3 (13.04%) Revenue Management
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ACCA
2 1 (4.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Pega
2 3 (13.04%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) Endeca
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) OpenText
4 1 (4.35%) VMware