The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 49 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 0.72% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.00% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£491 £423 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +48.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 301 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.89% 72.53% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 198 119
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £47.50 £42.50
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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Cambridge region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) SAP
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Business Transformation
6 6 (30.00%) SaaS
7 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Documentum
8 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
10 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
10 2 (10.00%) SAS
10 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.00%) ISEB
10 2 (10.00%) PMI
10 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (20.00%) Documentum
1 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Architect
6 1 (5.00%) UI Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Business Transformation
7 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) UML
10 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) V-Model
11 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
11 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) BEA
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) webMethods
4 1 (5.00%) Talend