The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 55 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 1.17% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.63% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £288 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £443
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 - £37.50
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
617 675 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.02% 71.73% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 307 270
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) V-Model
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) N-Tier

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.00%) Smallworld
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Office
4 1 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ATM
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (4.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) SOAP
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) V-Model
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) OWASP
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.00%) HND
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Talend
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle