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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 44 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 0.27% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.37% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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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 £342 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £350 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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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
319 271 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.71% 74.45% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 121 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £24.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (10.00%) 802.15
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 802.15
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Planview
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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