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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 18 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.24% 2.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£403 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 155 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.52% 89.08% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 38
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Luton region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Use Case
8 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) Endeca
8 2 (15.38%) Confluence
8 2 (15.38%) hybris
8 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (15.38%) OpenText
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) JMS
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) J2EE
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) JUnit
8 2 (15.38%) EJB
8 2 (15.38%) JDBC
8 2 (15.38%) Servlets
8 2 (15.38%) Struts

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) EJB
1 2 (15.38%) JDBC
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
1 2 (15.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Use Case
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) SOA
8 1 (7.69%) UML
8 1 (7.69%) ERP
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) Line Management
8 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 2 (15.38%) Endeca
1 2 (15.38%) hybris
1 2 (15.38%) OpenText
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP