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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 47 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.99% 0.99% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.47% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £290 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £255 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £338 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 409 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.47% 67.38% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 252
Average daily rate £351 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £16.48 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) UML
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (15.79%) QA
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) SAS
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) MS Office
5 2 (10.53%) SAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (15.79%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.53%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) AS400
1 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
1 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) UML
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
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