The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 23 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.15% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 107 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.26% 65.24% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 72
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) ERwin
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft