The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 22 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.89% 9.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 10.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 0
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 200 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 79.87% 92.17% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 157 32
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
5 3 (23.08%) RAD
5 3 (23.08%) DSDM
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) EJB
5 3 (23.08%) Servlets
6 2 (15.38%) JDBC
6 2 (15.38%) MS Project
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) JMS
6 2 (15.38%) Struts
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Endeca
6 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
6 2 (15.38%) OpenText
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Defect Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) EJB
1 3 (23.08%) Servlets
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) JDBC
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) RAD
4 3 (23.08%) DSDM
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) OpenText
1 2 (15.38%) Endeca
1 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) Pega
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO