The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.01% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.79% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 230 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 69.90% 75.16% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 129 38
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £480 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) MS Project
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) EAI
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (10.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (10.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Planning Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) EAI
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft