The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £489 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
Waterfall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1971 1914 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.59% 71.07% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 967 682
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Berkshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Berkshire region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Reading +9 12 £413 +50.00% 6
Maidenhead +1 2 - -
Newbury -6 2 £350 -20.00%
Slough -2 1 £438 -16.66% 1
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 85 (88.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) Scrum
3 26 (27.08%) Project Management
3 26 (27.08%) Telecoms
4 20 (20.83%) Release Management
5 15 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.54%) User Stories
7 12 (12.50%) V-Model
7 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.46%) Software Delivery
9 10 (10.42%) SQL
10 9 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.33%) Time Management
11 8 (8.33%) ITIL
12 7 (7.29%) Web Services
12 7 (7.29%) Java
12 7 (7.29%) Windows
12 7 (7.29%) ISEB
12 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.29%) QA
12 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.25%) Change Management
13 6 (6.25%) Finance
13 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
13 6 (6.25%) PRINCE
13 6 (6.25%) .NET
13 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
14 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.08%) Smallworld
1 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.04%) JBoss
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Force.com
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (1.04%) ATM
2 1 (1.04%) SMTP
2 1 (1.04%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
2 4 (4.17%) Selenium
2 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.04%) Maven
4 1 (1.04%) JMeter
4 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.04%) NeoLoad
General
1 26 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Business Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.42%) ScrumMaster
5 9 (9.38%) Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Process Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Release Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Designer
11 2 (2.08%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) XML
4 3 (3.13%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.08%) Velocity
5 2 (2.08%) jQuery
5 2 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (2.08%) SOAP
5 2 (2.08%) WSDL
6 1 (1.04%) Struts
6 1 (1.04%) XSLT
6 1 (1.04%) J2EE
6 1 (1.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.04%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) RESTful
6 1 (1.04%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.04%) Ajax
6 1 (1.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) PMI
2 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (88.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) Scrum
3 26 (27.08%) Project Management
4 20 (20.83%) Release Management
5 15 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.54%) User Stories
7 12 (12.50%) V-Model
8 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.46%) Software Delivery
9 9 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.33%) Time Management
10 8 (8.33%) ITIL
11 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.25%) Change Management
11 6 (6.25%) PRINCE
12 5 (5.21%) UML
12 5 (5.21%) CRM
12 5 (5.21%) Migration
12 5 (5.21%) Workflow
12 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) PeopleCode
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) ISEB
1 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.13%) HND
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.13%) Hyperion
2 3 (3.13%) Cognos
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) HP
4 1 (1.04%) Software AG
4 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator