The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 31 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.62% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 70.61% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.25 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) DTV
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Ingres
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Behat
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) DTV
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (9.09%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle