The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 16 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 83 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.99% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Average daily rate £300 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1186 896 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.26% 68.29% 64.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 71
Average hourly rate £22.25 £27.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the East Midlands region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £351 -6.33% 2
Leicestershire -13 3 £63 -86.11%
Derbyshire -19 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 20 (50.00%) Scrum
2 16 (40.00%) QA
3 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (22.50%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) Test Management
5 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.50%) CSS
7 7 (17.50%) XML
7 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.00%) QMS
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (15.00%) Uniface
8 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.00%) Quality Management
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.50%) ISEB
9 5 (12.50%) Linux

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) DTS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) MSTest
3 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Serena SBM
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Quality Manager
2 8 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Uniface Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
1 7 (17.50%) XML
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.50%) Swing
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Scrum
2 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Test Management
3 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
4 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.00%) QMS
5 6 (15.00%) Quality Management
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 5 (12.50%) V-Model
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Uniface
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Northgate
4 1 (2.50%) Serena
4 1 (2.50%) BMC
4 1 (2.50%) IBM