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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 49 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 0.17% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.24% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £375 £550 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £550 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
West Midlands

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
524 418 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.51% 70.25% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 254 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Apex Code
5 3 (17.65%) Visualforce
6 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (11.76%) Force.com
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.76%) B2B
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) OLAP
6 2 (11.76%) Ant

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Force.com
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Billing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Visualforce
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) B2B
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Apex Code
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
3 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud