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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 19 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.05% 1.11% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 1.45% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -1.33%
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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
197 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.81% 76.67% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 36 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) PRINCE2
3 18 (66.67%) Scrum
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 14 (51.85%) ERP
6 13 (48.15%) Agresso
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
6 13 (48.15%) SAP
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
8 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
10 9 (33.33%) Project Management
11 8 (29.63%) General Ledger
12 7 (25.93%) Data Integration
13 6 (22.22%) Retail
13 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
14 5 (18.52%) SQL
14 5 (18.52%) User Experience
14 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
15 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
15 4 (14.81%) Change Management
16 3 (11.11%) Migration
16 3 (11.11%) Internet

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Agresso
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.70%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) General Ledger
3 6 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Project Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Integration
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) PRINCE2
3 18 (66.67%) Scrum
4 14 (51.85%) ERP
5 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
5 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 9 (33.33%) Project Management
8 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
12 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
12 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
12 2 (7.41%) Use Case
12 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
1 13 (48.15%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) CA
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Planview