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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 40 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.25% 0.80% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.03% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£433 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +49.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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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
298 290 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 74.50% 76.92% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 181 105
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.46 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) SaaS
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) SAP
6 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) Documentum
7 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) SOA
9 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle
9 2 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) UML
9 2 (11.11%) PMI
9 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.11%) User Stories

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (22.22%) Documentum
1 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.56%) Front Office
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PMI
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) SOA
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) UML
9 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) MODAF
10 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) BEA
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods
4 1 (5.56%) Talend