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 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 26 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.92% 1.57% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.99% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£470 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +16.66%
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 £25.00 - £43.75
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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
163 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 75.12% 78.82% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 132 85
Average daily rate £413 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £306 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) UMTS
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) 802.15
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (25.00%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP