The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 38 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.46% 2.02% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.96% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -13.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
353 135 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.79% 68.18% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 74 120
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -63.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.70 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Waterfall
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -9 9 £425 +3.03% 1
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Retail
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) ERP
6 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
6 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Agresso
7 6 (26.09%) SAP
7 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Use Case

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Agresso
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Retail
3 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) ERP
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
8 3 (13.04%) Use Case
8 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) DSDM
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Change Management
10 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) SAP