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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 42 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.45% 2.75% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 4.26% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £275 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -43.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £605
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%
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Oxfordshire

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
274 141 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.65% 64.68% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 76 105
Average daily rate £413 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Publishing
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) MS Project
3 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (43.75%) C
4 7 (43.75%) PMI
4 7 (43.75%) PMP
4 7 (43.75%) PMI Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
6 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Content Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (18.75%) WPF
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Project
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) PMI
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) MVVM
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (43.75%) PMP
2 7 (43.75%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel
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