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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 54 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 1.46% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£569 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 328 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.95% 68.48% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 209 123
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 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) SAS
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
6 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (8.33%) MODAF
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (8.33%) COBIT
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics Architect
5 1 (8.33%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) RAD
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) BPR
7 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft