The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 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 Exeter 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 19 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.88% 2.54% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.16% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £413 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 75.00% 80.51% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 30
Average daily rate £325 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.39 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £61.63 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
Devon

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) XQuery
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MCAD
4 1 (16.67%) MCSD

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) XQuery
1 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCAD
1 1 (16.67%) MCSD
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle