The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Reading 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 57 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 0.93% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.35% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
618 668 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.36% 68.72% 68.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 284 311
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
5 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) SMTP
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) V-Model
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) PKI
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Hudson

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SMTP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Build Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) V-Model
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) Empirix
3 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.88%) Siemens
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Meridio
3 1 (5.88%) Verint