The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 67 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 85 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.75% 2.07% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.91% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 41
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £382
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -15.00%
Waterfall
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2382 1719 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.19% 71.15% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 904 1136
Average daily rate £400 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 140 188
Average hourly rate £24.12 £36.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 23 £513 -6.81% 1
Hertfordshire -7 22 £400 +11.88% 3
Bedfordshire -4 19 £475 +11.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 14 £350 -19.54% 2
Norfolk -12 6 £275 -24.13% 1
Suffolk +5 1 £425 +11.11% 9
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 125 (93.98%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.86%) Finance
3 54 (40.60%) Scrum
4 47 (35.34%) PRINCE2
5 38 (28.57%) SQL
6 26 (19.55%) Java
6 26 (19.55%) Oracle
6 26 (19.55%) XML
7 24 (18.05%) UNIX
7 24 (18.05%) HTML
7 24 (18.05%) Project Management
8 23 (17.29%) Web Services
9 21 (15.79%) MVC
9 21 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (15.04%) Spring
10 20 (15.04%) SAP
10 20 (15.04%) Git (software)
11 19 (14.29%) Linux
12 18 (13.53%) ERP
12 18 (13.53%) CSS
12 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.53%) User Experience
13 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
14 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
14 16 (12.03%) REST
15 15 (11.28%) UML
15 15 (11.28%) TDD
15 15 (11.28%) Subversion
15 15 (11.28%) Unit Testing
16 14 (10.53%) Oracle General Ledger

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (10.53%) Apache
1 14 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.52%) CMS
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Documentum
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.51%) MS Project
4 5 (3.76%) MS Office
5 4 (3.01%) Photoshop
5 4 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (3.01%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Agresso
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.75%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) 802.15
2 2 (1.50%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.77%) MySQL
3 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.27%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.02%) DB2
7 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.01%) DataStage
9 3 (2.26%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.75%) DTS
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) Subversion
3 13 (9.77%) Ant
3 13 (9.77%) Eclipse
4 12 (9.02%) JUnit
5 11 (8.27%) Maven
5 11 (8.27%) IntelliJ
5 11 (8.27%) Mockito
6 7 (5.26%) Selenium
7 6 (4.51%) JIRA
8 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 57 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Retail
3 10 (7.52%) Marketing
4 8 (6.02%) Banking
5 7 (5.26%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.50%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (29.32%) Analyst
2 36 (27.07%) Project Manager
3 31 (23.31%) Developer
4 18 (13.53%) Business Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Architect
6 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.02%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) ETL Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Digital Project Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Payments Business Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.01%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) XML
2 24 (18.05%) HTML
3 23 (17.29%) Web Services
4 20 (15.04%) Spring
5 18 (13.53%) CSS
6 16 (12.03%) REST
7 14 (10.53%) Ajax
8 12 (9.02%) JSON
8 12 (9.02%) JSP
9 11 (8.27%) SOAP
9 11 (8.27%) JDBC
9 11 (8.27%) .NET
10 8 (6.02%) Struts
10 8 (6.02%) Spring MVC
10 8 (6.02%) Java EE
11 7 (5.26%) J2EE
11 7 (5.26%) XSLT
12 5 (3.76%) HTML5
13 4 (3.01%) Flash
14 3 (2.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) User Experience
2 10 (7.52%) N-Tier
3 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) PMI
4 6 (4.51%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.51%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.01%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) UNIX
2 19 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (2.26%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.26%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) AIX
4 1 (0.75%) Solaris
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (93.98%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.60%) Scrum
3 47 (35.34%) PRINCE2
4 24 (18.05%) Project Management
5 21 (15.79%) MVC
5 21 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (13.53%) ERP
7 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
8 15 (11.28%) UML
8 15 (11.28%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.28%) TDD
9 14 (10.53%) Change Management
9 14 (10.53%) BDD
10 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
11 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.02%) OO
11 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.27%) SOA
12 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.57%) SQL
2 26 (19.55%) Java
3 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.51%) C#
5 5 (3.76%) C
5 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.26%) Python
7 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) ISEB
2 9 (6.77%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.26%) PMP
4 3 (2.26%) APMP
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) CBAP
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Control-M
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Oracle
2 20 (15.04%) SAP
3 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.51%) Planview
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) Unisys
7 3 (2.26%) webMethods
8 2 (1.50%) BEA
8 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.50%) Talend
9 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.75%) Facebook
9 1 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.75%) Teradata
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
9 1 (0.75%) HP
9 1 (0.75%) EMC
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix