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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 21 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.25% 0.46% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.61% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.43% +138.46%
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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
125 163 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.13% 74.43% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 102 65
Average daily rate £403 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Agile 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%) Analytical Skills
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%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web 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%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA