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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 51 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 1.65% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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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
528 483 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.11% 72.41% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 306 200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.70 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.49% -93.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) IBM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) V-Model
3 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CBAP
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) DataFlux