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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 40 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 2.08% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.11% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -46.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £275 £492
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £315 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.11
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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
278 161 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.98% 67.08% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 92 113
Average daily rate £413 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
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 £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Publishing
2 10 (55.56%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) MS Project
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 8 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (38.89%) C
5 7 (38.89%) PMI
5 7 (38.89%) PMP
5 7 (38.89%) PMI Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (11.11%) Windows
8 2 (11.11%) UML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Project
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Publishing
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Project Planning
2 8 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 4 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (38.89%) PMP
2 7 (38.89%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Siebel