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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 31 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.52% 2.73% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.37% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Average daily rate £520 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
247 297 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.97% 81.15% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 82
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) Data Analysis
2 28 (84.85%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (75.76%) Analytics
3 25 (75.76%) Degree
4 24 (72.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (72.73%) Zachman Framework
4 24 (72.73%) TOGAF
4 24 (72.73%) Content Management
4 24 (72.73%) Data Modelling
4 24 (72.73%) Machine Learning
4 24 (72.73%) Data Analytics
4 24 (72.73%) Algorithms
4 24 (72.73%) Content Enrichment
5 23 (69.70%) Natural Language Processing
6 21 (63.64%) Publishing
7 19 (57.58%) Java
8 18 (54.55%) Big Data
9 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
10 16 (48.48%) Node.js
10 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
10 16 (48.48%) Selenium
10 16 (48.48%) Hadoop
10 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
10 16 (48.48%) J2EE
10 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
10 16 (48.48%) Python
10 16 (48.48%) AngularJS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 16 (48.48%) Node.js
1 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
1 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Big Data
2 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
3 16 (48.48%) Hadoop
3 16 (48.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (63.64%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Architect
1 24 (72.73%) Solutions Architect
2 20 (60.61%) Data Architect
3 17 (51.52%) Big Data Architect
3 17 (51.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Migration Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
2 16 (48.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (72.73%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) Data Analysis
3 25 (75.76%) Analytics
4 24 (72.73%) Content Enrichment
4 24 (72.73%) Content Management
4 24 (72.73%) Data Analytics
4 24 (72.73%) Data Modelling
4 24 (72.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (72.73%) Machine Learning
4 24 (72.73%) TOGAF
4 24 (72.73%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) UML
6 4 (12.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.12%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft