The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 24 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 Croydon 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.15% 1.10% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.39% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£501 £225 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.44% -41.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 65.52% 79.12% 58.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 51
Average daily rate £400 £399 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Waterfall
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft