The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 22 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.61% 0.79% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.03% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 195 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 70.91% 77.38% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 124 84
Average daily rate £387 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 5
Average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £42.50 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA