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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 29 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.41% 5.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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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
152 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.36% 76.62% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 42 51
Average daily rate £475 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) PRINCE2
3 19 (79.17%) Scrum
4 15 (62.50%) Finance
5 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
6 12 (50.00%) ERP
7 11 (45.83%) Oracle
7 11 (45.83%) Agresso
7 11 (45.83%) SAP
7 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (45.83%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (45.83%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (45.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (45.83%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (41.67%) Project Management
9 6 (25.00%) Change Management
9 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (20.83%) Retail
10 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
11 4 (16.67%) General Ledger
11 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (16.67%) JIRA
11 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
12 3 (12.50%) Internet
12 3 (12.50%) User Experience
12 3 (12.50%) QA

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Receivables
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Assets
1 11 (45.83%) Agresso
2 1 (4.17%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Project Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Web Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) PRINCE2
3 19 (79.17%) Scrum
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
5 12 (50.00%) ERP
6 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Project Management
8 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (25.00%) Change Management
9 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
11 3 (12.50%) Use Case
12 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
12 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
12 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
12 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
12 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
1 11 (45.83%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Planview