The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Birmingham 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 43 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.37% 1.13% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.72% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £256 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £330 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
492 408 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.52% 65.91% 70.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 251 244
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Waterfall
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) UML
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) QA
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) SAS
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Security
6 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (9.09%) AS400
6 2 (9.09%) ETL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (9.09%) Maximo
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Base SAS
1 2 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WebSpeed
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) AS400
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) UML
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Security
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Cognos
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.55%) Progress