The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 57 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.29% 0.57% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.79% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
Average daily rate
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£440 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £387 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
Waterfall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
728 379 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.39% 72.47% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 235 131
Average daily rate £403 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 19 £440 +30.37% 5
Durham - 1 - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Project Management
3 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (58.62%) Business Analysis
4 16 (55.17%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (55.17%) GAP Analysis
4 16 (55.17%) OO
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
9 4 (13.79%) APMP
9 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
11 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
11 1 (3.45%) SDLC
11 1 (3.45%) TDD

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Analyst
2 22 (75.86%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) XSLT
2 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Project Management
3 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (58.62%) Business Analysis
4 16 (55.17%) GAP Analysis
4 16 (55.17%) OO
5 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
7 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (13.79%) APMP
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle