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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 35 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.19% 0.84% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 1.26% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
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£500 £338 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -33.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £348 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
313 159 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.24% 66.81% 77.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 104 114
Average daily rate £425 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% +72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) MS Office
3 15 (71.43%) Publishing
4 12 (57.14%) Degree
5 11 (52.38%) Project Planning
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) MS Project
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) Project Management
7 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
7 8 (38.10%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (33.33%) Change Management
8 7 (33.33%) UML
8 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (33.33%) C
8 7 (33.33%) ISEB
8 7 (33.33%) PMI
8 7 (33.33%) PMP
8 7 (33.33%) PMI Certification
8 7 (33.33%) User Stories
9 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
10 5 (23.81%) German Language
11 4 (19.05%) Oracle
11 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
11 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
12 3 (14.29%) Advertising
12 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
13 2 (9.52%) Data Conversion

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Office
2 8 (38.10%) MS Project
3 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (71.43%) Publishing
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) German Language
4 3 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) J2SE
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
1 1 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (9.52%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Project Planning
3 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (33.33%) User Stories
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) UML
5 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) MVVM
8 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) PMP
2 7 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel