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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 36 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.17% 0.28% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 0.37% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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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
271 269 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 74.52% 68.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 116 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 64
Average hourly rate £35.63 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.71 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) Planview
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (8.33%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ITS
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Planview
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) BEA
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) webMethods
3 1 (8.33%) IBM