The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 47 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 23 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.32% 1.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
Waterfall
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
437 354 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.14% 65.19% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 142
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £41.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southend-on-Sea - 15 £499 - 1
Brentwood -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 9 (32.14%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (28.57%) DB2
4 8 (28.57%) Struts
4 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) Java EE
4 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (28.57%) Dependency Management
5 7 (25.00%) QA
5 7 (25.00%) Coaching
5 7 (25.00%) Information Management
5 7 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) XSLT
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) OO
5 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 7 (25.00%) ETL
6 6 (21.43%) Control-M
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) HTML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 8 (28.57%) DB2
2 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) DataStage
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Struts
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
1 8 (28.57%) Java EE
1 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 7 (25.00%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) XSLT
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) UML
2 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 7 (25.00%) Coaching
4 7 (25.00%) Information Management
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Control-M
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) VMware