The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 41 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 0.50% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.72% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.28% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £292 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 277 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 68.91% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 131 118
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 £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 64
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Waterfall
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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 22 July 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 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft