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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 27 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.82% - 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
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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
189 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.46% 68.00% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 93
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Web AS
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) MVNO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) 802.15
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) 802.15
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (20.00%) HSPA
2 1 (20.00%) MVNO
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian