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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 59 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 2.05% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.90% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
Berkshire

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
739 620 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.26% 70.45% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 345 366
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) User Stories
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JUnit
3 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.00%) JUnit
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) User Stories
4 4 (16.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) AWK
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Korn
2 2 (8.00%) sed
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow