The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 36 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.12% 6.29% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 6.98% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £468 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Waterfall
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 129 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 91.76% 90.21% 64.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 110 49
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Testopia
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Guidewire