The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 27 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.79% 2.01% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.72% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £400 - £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 147 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.59% 73.87% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 83 123
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Waterfall
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Web AS
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Web AS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft