The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 41 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.42% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£455 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.85% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £43.75
Waterfall
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 169 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 71.80% 63.30% 67.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 90 95
Average daily rate £450 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.88% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 17
Average hourly rate £15.80 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £19.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Northampton -6 4 £455 -
Waterfall
East Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) Ajax
3 9 (45.00%) JSON
3 9 (45.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) CSS3
3 9 (45.00%) Backbone.js
3 9 (45.00%) Sass
3 9 (45.00%) LESS
3 9 (45.00%) User Experience
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Adobe
4 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
4 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (35.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) CMS
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (10.00%) WebSphere

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.00%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) UI Developer
2 8 (40.00%) UI Programmer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Ajax
1 9 (45.00%) JSON
1 9 (45.00%) REST
1 9 (45.00%) CSS3
1 9 (45.00%) Backbone.js
1 9 (45.00%) Sass
1 9 (45.00%) LESS
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) V-Model
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) People Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.00%) BPR
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com