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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 48 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.98% 1.35% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.96% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
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£475 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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
526 306 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.18% 68.92% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 163 167
Average daily rate £413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +92.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.30 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -10 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Abingdon - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Publishing
3 15 (62.50%) MS Office
4 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) Project Planning
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (33.33%) User Stories
7 8 (33.33%) ISEB
7 8 (33.33%) Project Management
7 8 (33.33%) UML
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
8 7 (29.17%) German Language
9 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (20.83%) MS Project
10 5 (20.83%) PMP
10 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
10 5 (20.83%) VCP4
10 5 (20.83%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (16.67%) PMI
11 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 4 (16.67%) C
11 4 (16.67%) Change Management
12 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 3 (12.50%) Advertising

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Office
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) MS Project
4 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (66.67%) Publishing
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) German Language
3 3 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) J2SE
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) PMI
2 3 (12.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 8 (33.33%) User Stories
3 8 (33.33%) UML
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.83%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.17%) Budget Control
10 1 (4.17%) MVVM
10 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
10 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) PMP
3 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
3 5 (20.83%) VCP4
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft