The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 50 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 1.10% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.59% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.64% 69.01% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £355 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 65
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Chelmsford +3 1 £188 -55.88%
Witham - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (34.88%) Dependency Management
2 14 (32.56%) TOGAF
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.93%) QA
6 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 6 (13.95%) OO
8 6 (13.95%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Change Management
9 5 (11.63%) UML
9 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.63%) Java
9 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.30%) CSS
10 4 (9.30%) JBoss
10 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
10 4 (9.30%) RUP
10 4 (9.30%) HTML
10 4 (9.30%) jBPM
10 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
11 3 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) IPv4
3 1 (2.33%) IPv6
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) DTS
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) DataStage
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Architect
2 14 (32.56%) Technical Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Functional Tester
10 1 (2.33%) Web Tester
10 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.33%) Applications Tester
10 1 (2.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
1 4 (9.30%) jBPM
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
1 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Dependency Management
2 14 (32.56%) TOGAF
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) ETL
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) RUP
8 4 (9.30%) Web Development
8 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.98%) Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.98%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) VMware