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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 21 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.83% 2.99% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 4.26% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 47 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 62.26% 70.15% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 85
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate 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%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft