The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 29 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 Devon 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.58% 1.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 101 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.26% 66.01% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 60 53
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +4.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
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Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (33.33%) MS Project
5 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) QA
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (9.52%) Kanban
9 2 (9.52%) BPMN
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Unified Process
9 2 (9.52%) Retail
9 2 (9.52%) Software Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) BPMN
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Unified Process
5 2 (9.52%) RUP
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Volume Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (4.76%) IIBA
7 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel