The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 Midlands 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 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.90% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 132 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.22% 65.67% 53.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 69
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Midlands region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (73.33%) PRINCE
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (40.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) PMP
7 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
9 1 (6.67%) ISEB
9 1 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (6.67%) Billing
9 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Director
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) PRINCE
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (40.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
9 1 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB