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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 35 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.06% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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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
211 194 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.82% 68.31% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 100 74
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £277 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) RAD
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) RAD
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle