The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Berkshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.80% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.17% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 21
Average daily rate £420 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2003 1708 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.73% 67.91% 63.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 677 747
Average daily rate £400 £375 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Waterfall
South East

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 7 £275 -15.38% 2
Maidenhead - 5 - - 2
Newbury +2 2 £438 -2.77% 1
Slough +2 1 £525 +61.53%
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 20 (31.75%) Scrum
2 17 (26.98%) Project Management
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.05%) ISEB
5 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.46%) Change Management
7 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
7 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.29%) Finance
8 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 9 (14.29%) CRM
8 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.29%) UNIX
8 9 (14.29%) Windows
9 7 (11.11%) SQL
9 7 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 7 (11.11%) Retail
9 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
10 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.52%) HTML
11 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
11 5 (7.94%) .NET
11 5 (7.94%) DB2

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.35%) SAP CO
1 4 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Network Security
1 2 (3.17%) ZigBee
1 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.59%) DMZ
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
2 1 (1.59%) S/MIME
2 1 (1.59%) SMTP
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) DB2
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.35%) TestDirector
3 3 (4.76%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.17%) TestComplete
4 2 (3.17%) Selenium
4 2 (3.17%) Maven
4 2 (3.17%) QAComplete
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.17%) Hudson
4 2 (3.17%) Ant
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Software Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Tester
6 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Software Development Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Development Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) XML
4 3 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (3.17%) Ajax
5 2 (3.17%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) CSS3
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.59%) Spring
6 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) PMI
1 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) IVR
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) UNIX
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
3 4 (6.35%) AIX
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Scrum
2 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.46%) Change Management
7 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.29%) CRM
8 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.94%) Migration
11 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Release Management
12 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.35%) V-Model
12 4 (6.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISEB
2 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) PMP
6 1 (1.59%) CCA
6 1 (1.59%) APMP
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) Netcool
2 3 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Ab Initio
2 4 (6.35%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Veritas
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix
3 3 (4.76%) McAfee
4 2 (3.17%) Verint
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) BT
4 2 (3.17%) Genesys
4 2 (3.17%) Empirix
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Siemens
5 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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