The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 43 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 2.79% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.76% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £414
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 £22.50 - £50.00
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
357 133 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.69% 74.30% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 76 110
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £23.75 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.34 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £29.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) German Language
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) WF
6 2 (16.67%) Data Conversion
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) German Language
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (16.67%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WF
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) DHTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
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