The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.96% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 80.39% 74.07% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 44
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% -22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) P3O
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (30.00%) MSTest
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) NUnit
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) QA

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) PerformancePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSTest
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) APMP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) P3O
2 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft