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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 99 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 22 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.82% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.20% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 21
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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
1806 1744 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.68% 67.97% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 839 770
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
Slough -2 8 £290 -22.14%
Bracknell - 5 £369 -
Reading +10 2 £400 +6.66% 2
Maidenhead +1 2 - -
Windsor - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Project Management
3 13 (20.97%) Finance
4 12 (19.35%) CRM
5 11 (17.74%) Windows
6 10 (16.13%) SAP
6 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 9 (14.52%) UNIX
7 9 (14.52%) DB2
7 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.52%) Retail
7 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
7 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 7 (11.29%) IBM
9 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
9 7 (11.29%) SAP FI
9 7 (11.29%) Linux
9 7 (11.29%) SQL
9 7 (11.29%) .NET
9 7 (11.29%) SMTP
9 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
9 7 (11.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (11.29%) SAP CO

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS Office
4 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP FI
1 7 (11.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (11.29%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.45%) Misys Midas
3 3 (4.84%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.61%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SMTP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) DMZ
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) GPRS
4 2 (3.23%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.23%) UMTS
4 2 (3.23%) IPv6
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.23%) HSPA
4 2 (3.23%) MVNO
5 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.61%) 802.15
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) DB2
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.45%) SAP BW
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) DataStage
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) IDOL
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) ERwin
2 3 (4.84%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Toad
4 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JBehave
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Publishing
5 2 (3.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SAP BW Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Objects Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.84%) MDX
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) XHTML
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) iSeries
2 5 (8.06%) PKI
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) AS400
3 4 (6.45%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) Firmware
4 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (14.52%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Project Management
4 12 (19.35%) CRM
5 10 (16.13%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
7 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) DSDM
8 6 (9.68%) Six Sigma
8 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (9.68%) User Stories
9 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.06%) SOA
9 5 (8.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) RPG
2 6 (9.68%) RPG IV
3 5 (8.06%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) ABAP
4 4 (6.45%) RPG/400
5 3 (4.84%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) CCA
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) SAP
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
4 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) Informatica
6 2 (3.23%) Siebel
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Cadence
7 1 (1.61%) Meridio
7 1 (1.61%) Agilent
7 1 (1.61%) Comverse
7 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.61%) Cognos