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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 27 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 25 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.17% 1.82% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 2.67% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 5
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£475 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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
434 187 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.67% 68.25% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 88 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 19 £475 +11.76% 2
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 2
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 19 (50.00%) Finance
5 16 (42.11%) ERP
5 16 (42.11%) Oracle
6 15 (39.47%) SAP
6 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
6 15 (39.47%) Agresso
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (31.58%) Retail
9 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (26.32%) Project Management
11 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
11 9 (23.68%) General Ledger
12 8 (21.05%) Data Integration
12 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.79%) SQL
13 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
13 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (15.79%) User Experience
14 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
14 5 (13.16%) Change Management
15 4 (10.53%) Migration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle General Ledger
1 15 (39.47%) Agresso
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (36.84%) 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Retail
3 9 (23.68%) General Ledger
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Head of Development
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Integration
2 6 (15.79%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 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 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) ERP
5 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
6 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (26.32%) Project Management
9 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
10 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
10 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
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%) UML
15 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 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 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) SAP
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) Planview
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Facebook