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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 31 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.80% 0.76% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.15% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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£353 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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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
233 174 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.59% 65.91% 65.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 91 136
Average daily rate £375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £14.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.85 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Business Transformation
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (35.29%) C
4 6 (35.29%) SAP
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) J2EE
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Planview
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) webMethods
7 3 (17.65%) 802.15
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded C

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Documentum
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) 802.15
1 3 (17.65%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
4 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Business Transformation
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
4 5 (29.41%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) EAI
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) V-Model
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
3 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMP
1 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ITS
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Planview
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
3 3 (17.65%) webMethods
3 3 (17.65%) BEA
3 3 (17.65%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle