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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 46 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 2.10% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 3.00% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +72.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £443 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £780 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £403 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.91 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-69.00% +67.12%
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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
556 500 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.73% 70.03% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 311 242
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Games
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) EPoS
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) PMP
4 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Back Office
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Informatica
5 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) OO

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PS
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) ERwin
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Games Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Games Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CBAP
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.69%) DataFlux