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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 49 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.11% 3.29% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 4.37% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
Average daily rate
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£355 £381 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.88% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 458 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.49% 75.33% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 231 301
Average daily rate £388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 42
Average hourly rate £19.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £50.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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 30 July 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 30 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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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
Watford -12 2 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Retail
4 9 (31.03%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (27.59%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) J2EE
6 7 (24.14%) Banking
6 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) CMS
8 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 5 (17.24%) Subversion
8 5 (17.24%) Spring
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) MySQL
8 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) Ant
8 5 (17.24%) UNIX
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) MS Office
8 5 (17.24%) CSS
8 5 (17.24%) JSP
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) Ant
1 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.79%) Mockito
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Retail
3 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
5 4 (13.79%) Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Project Manager
3 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Portal Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) Spring
3 5 (17.24%) Ajax
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) JSP
3 5 (17.24%) SOAP
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) JSON
4 4 (13.79%) JDBC
5 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) BDD
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.24%) Change Control
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.79%) SOA
4 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.90%) RAD
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) CBAP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Netezza
3 1 (3.45%) Teradata