The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 58 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 2.89% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 4.15% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £443 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £653 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 434 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.81% 69.66% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 224 316
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 29 January 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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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 -6 1 - - 3
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Subversion
4 12 (44.44%) Ant
4 12 (44.44%) UNIX
4 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) Apache
4 12 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 12 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 12 (44.44%) REST
5 11 (40.74%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
5 11 (40.74%) Ajax
5 11 (40.74%) JSON
5 11 (40.74%) JSP
5 11 (40.74%) XML
5 11 (40.74%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 11 (40.74%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) MySQL
6 10 (37.04%) JDBC
6 10 (37.04%) JUnit
6 10 (37.04%) SOAP
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) IntelliJ
6 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
6 10 (37.04%) MVC

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) Apache
1 12 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
1 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
1 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Subversion
1 12 (44.44%) Ant
1 12 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 10 (37.04%) JUnit
2 10 (37.04%) IntelliJ
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) Maven
2 10 (37.04%) Mockito
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 6 (22.22%) Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) REST
2 11 (40.74%) Ajax
2 11 (40.74%) JSON
2 11 (40.74%) JSP
2 11 (40.74%) XML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) JDBC
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
9 3 (11.11%) RUP
9 3 (11.11%) Change Control
9 3 (11.11%) PDCA
9 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.11%) APMP
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) CIMA
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com