The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 20 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.61% 0.94% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.16% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 173 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.83% 81.22% 82.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 130 237
Average daily rate £450 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £335 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Canary Wharf region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) D3.js
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos