The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 49 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 19 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.59% 1.49% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.14% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
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£500 £346 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.40% -30.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £563 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
Waterfall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 374 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.05% 69.78% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 234 191
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +73.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £26.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxfordshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxfordshire region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 11 £500 +48.14% 7
Kidlington - 1 £530 - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Chinnor - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Publishing
3 19 (59.38%) MS Office
4 15 (46.88%) Project Management
4 15 (46.88%) Degree
5 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
5 13 (40.63%) Project Planning
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 9 (28.13%) PMP
8 9 (28.13%) PMI Certification
8 9 (28.13%) MS Project
8 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
8 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (28.13%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (25.00%) User Stories
9 8 (25.00%) Change Management
9 8 (25.00%) UML
9 8 (25.00%) C
9 8 (25.00%) ISEB
9 8 (25.00%) PMI
10 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) German Language
11 5 (15.63%) Scrum
12 4 (12.50%) CMS
12 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle
13 3 (9.38%) Data Conversion

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Office
2 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS Project
2 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (68.75%) Publishing
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) German Language
4 3 (9.38%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Project Manager
2 14 (43.75%) Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Business Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Manager
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Programme Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) WPF
2 1 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) PMI
2 3 (9.38%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Project Management
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 13 (40.63%) Project Planning
4 9 (28.13%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (25.00%) User Stories
5 8 (25.00%) UML
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Content Management
9 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Content Management
10 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.13%) Migration
11 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
2 2 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) PMP
2 9 (28.13%) PMI Certification
3 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Siebel