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 21 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 69 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 1.57% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.22% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -4.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £382
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -15.00%
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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
570 766 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.28% 70.79% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 414 256
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) SMTP
3 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Siebel
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) B2C
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Finance

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JBehave
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Siebel
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Cadence
3 1 (8.33%) Meridio