The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 50 39 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.34% 3.44% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.44% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 15
Average daily rate £419 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £481 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 495 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.65% 77.46% 69.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 261 318
Average daily rate £413 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 59
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.15 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -11 5 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 24 (70.59%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
4 18 (52.94%) IBM
4 18 (52.94%) Retail
5 17 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 17 (50.00%) Project Management
6 16 (47.06%) J2EE
7 15 (44.12%) Manufacturing
7 15 (44.12%) Time Management
7 15 (44.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (41.18%) Change Control
9 9 (26.47%) Scrum
10 6 (17.65%) CMS
10 6 (17.65%) TDD
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) SOAP
11 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.76%) Subversion
12 4 (11.76%) Ajax
12 4 (11.76%) BDD
12 4 (11.76%) REST
12 4 (11.76%) MVC
12 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
12 4 (11.76%) Spring
12 4 (11.76%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) Ant
12 4 (11.76%) MySQL
12 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.76%) C#

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) CMS
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Ant
2 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Mockito
4 2 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 18 (52.94%) Retail
3 15 (44.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Portal Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Coach
5 2 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) J2EE
2 6 (17.65%) SOAP
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) Ajax
3 4 (11.76%) JSP
3 4 (11.76%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) JDBC
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.88%) WCF
5 2 (5.88%) LINQ
5 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
2 17 (50.00%) Project Management
3 15 (44.12%) Time Management
3 15 (44.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (41.18%) Change Control
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) RAD
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Sybase
3 1 (2.94%) ATG
3 1 (2.94%) Netezza
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
3 1 (2.94%) Demandware