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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 44 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 3.17% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 4.24% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate - £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
Cambridgeshire

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
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT