The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 North East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 52 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 2.29% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 3.19% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -30.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 251 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.84% 71.71% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 128 176
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Waterfall
England

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
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 1 August 2014. 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 -21 3 £338 +3.84% 5
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle