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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 36 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.76% 2.99% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 3.57% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £320 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Waterfall
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
197 308 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 74.90% 83.70% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 247 108
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.80 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (80.00%) Analytics
3 11 (73.33%) Data Analytics
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
3 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
3 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (73.33%) Content Management
3 11 (73.33%) Data Analysis
3 11 (73.33%) Zachman Framework
3 11 (73.33%) Data Modelling
3 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (73.33%) Algorithms
3 11 (73.33%) Content Enrichment
4 10 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (60.00%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) Big Data
7 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
7 7 (46.67%) Publishing
8 6 (40.00%) Python
8 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (40.00%) J2EE
8 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (40.00%) Node.js
8 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (40.00%) Selenium
8 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) Node.js
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Big Data
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
1 12 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (66.67%) Data Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Big Data Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Algorithms
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Analytics
2 12 (80.00%) TOGAF
3 11 (73.33%) Content Enrichment
3 11 (73.33%) Content Management
3 11 (73.33%) Data Analysis
3 11 (73.33%) Data Analytics
3 11 (73.33%) Data Modelling
3 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
3 11 (73.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP