The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 27 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.24% 0.81% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.07% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £338 £511 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.98% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £522 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.15% 75.40% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.43 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.06% -56.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) ColdFusion
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) TDD

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) ColdFusion Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Web Manager
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft