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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 33 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.26% 2.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 2.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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
351 310 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.63% 79.49% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 192 91
Average daily rate £475 £425 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 7 £403 -3.01% 1
Bedford - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
4 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Retail
7 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) ERP
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) User Stories
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (14.81%) Confluence
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) QA
9 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) Front Office
10 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
10 3 (11.11%) Agresso
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) SAP
10 3 (11.11%) Use Case
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Agresso
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Project Manager
3 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Manager
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Development Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
1 2 (7.41%) EJB
1 2 (7.41%) JDBC
1 2 (7.41%) Servlets
1 2 (7.41%) Struts
1 2 (7.41%) JMS
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) EMV
2 1 (3.70%) EFT
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
4 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) ERP
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
10 3 (11.11%) Use Case
11 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
11 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
11 2 (7.41%) V-Model
11 2 (7.41%) CRM
11 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) OpenText
4 2 (7.41%) hybris
4 2 (7.41%) Endeca
5 1 (3.70%) VMware