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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 92 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.30% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.82% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 14
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£425 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £278 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £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
1823 1809 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.14% 71.53% 69.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 885 682
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.75 £37.50
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 26 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 26 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 +6 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Newbury 0 2 £400 -8.57%
Slough - 2 £403 - 1
Maidenhead +2 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 72 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Project Management
3 28 (33.33%) Scrum
4 23 (27.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 13 (15.48%) User Stories
7 12 (14.29%) Release Management
8 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.52%) Time Management
10 7 (8.33%) V-Model
10 7 (8.33%) SDLC
10 7 (8.33%) PRINCE
10 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (8.33%) CRM
10 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (7.14%) SQL
11 6 (7.14%) .NET
11 6 (7.14%) Windows
11 6 (7.14%) Web Services
11 6 (7.14%) ITIL
11 6 (7.14%) ISEB
11 6 (7.14%) Finance
11 6 (7.14%) Change Management
11 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
12 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.95%) Open Source
12 5 (5.95%) Migration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.38%) CMS
1 2 (2.38%) Smallworld
1 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.19%) JBoss
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) MS Project
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Force.com
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (1.19%) ATM
2 1 (1.19%) SMTP
2 1 (1.19%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.19%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.19%) JMeter
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 23 (27.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 16 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 16 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) ScrumMaster
4 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Designer
7 3 (3.57%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
1 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.57%) Visualforce
4 2 (2.38%) XML
4 2 (2.38%) SOAP
4 2 (2.38%) WSDL
4 2 (2.38%) Velocity
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
5 1 (1.19%) Java EE
5 1 (1.19%) RESTful
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) Ajax
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) User Experience
2 3 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.38%) PMI
3 2 (2.38%) GIS
3 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Project Management
3 28 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 13 (15.48%) User Stories
6 12 (14.29%) Release Management
7 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.52%) Time Management
9 7 (8.33%) V-Model
9 7 (8.33%) SDLC
9 7 (8.33%) PRINCE
9 7 (8.33%) CRM
10 6 (7.14%) ITIL
10 6 (7.14%) Change Management
11 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.95%) Open Source
11 5 (5.95%) Migration
11 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) PeopleCode
5 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) ISEB
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.57%) HND
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) MOM
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Cognos
2 4 (4.76%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.19%) HP
4 1 (1.19%) Software AG
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.19%) SAP