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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 45 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.17% 1.93% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.65% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
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£440 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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
414 415 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.86% 72.93% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 240 155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 55
Average hourly rate £36.38 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 3 June 2015. 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 +5 5 £440 +21.37%
Chelmsford -10 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £445 -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) SWOT Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) WPF
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (5.00%) Degree

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) SWOT Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) DSDM
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) VB6
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) OCP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM