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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 71 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 57 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 1.47% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.03% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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
1790 1876 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.63% 72.46% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 67
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 January 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 23 January 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 +1 15 £450 +16.88% 10
Slough -2 7 £300 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £250 -
Maidenhead +6 4 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 77 (92.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.51%) Scrum
3 21 (25.30%) Project Management
4 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
5 17 (20.48%) SQL
6 15 (18.07%) Release Management
7 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
8 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (14.46%) V-Model
8 12 (14.46%) User Stories
9 9 (10.84%) .NET
9 9 (10.84%) Java
9 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (9.64%) Open Source
10 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.43%) Oracle
11 7 (8.43%) Web Services
11 7 (8.43%) UNIX
11 7 (8.43%) C#
11 7 (8.43%) ETL
11 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (8.43%) ITIL
11 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.43%) Finance
11 7 (8.43%) Retail
11 7 (8.43%) QA
12 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
12 6 (7.23%) CRM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.61%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
4 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Force.com
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) MVNO
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) DB2
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.20%) DataStage
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Selenium
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) ERwin
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.20%) JBehave
General
1 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Process Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.82%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Designer
8 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (2.41%) OSS Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) OSS Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Project Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.43%) Web Services
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
5 3 (3.61%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) Visualforce
6 2 (2.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.41%) XML
7 1 (1.20%) J2EE
7 1 (1.20%) XSLT
7 1 (1.20%) Struts
7 1 (1.20%) WSDL
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.20%) REST
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Open Source
2 5 (6.02%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) PMI
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.41%) iSeries
5 2 (2.41%) AS400
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
6 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) UNIX
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (92.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.51%) Scrum
3 21 (25.30%) Project Management
4 15 (18.07%) Release Management
5 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.46%) V-Model
6 12 (14.46%) User Stories
7 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.43%) ETL
8 7 (8.43%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.23%) CRM
9 6 (7.23%) SOA
10 5 (6.02%) DSDM
10 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.02%) TDD
10 5 (6.02%) Validation
10 5 (6.02%) BDD
10 5 (6.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) Java
3 7 (8.43%) C#
4 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.41%) RPG/400
6 2 (2.41%) RPG IV
6 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) RPG
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) AWK
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) sed
7 1 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.02%) ISEB
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.41%) HND
6 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) MOM
2 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.61%) Adobe
5 2 (2.41%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.20%) Cadence
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