The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 59 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 1.39% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.25% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £290 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 356 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.94% 62.02% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 213 200
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.06 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Informatica
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
1 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio