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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 62 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.37% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.99% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£406 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
686 806 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.99% 75.12% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 418 244
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 April 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) V-Model
4 7 (24.14%) User Stories
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) ISEB
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
7 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.34%) People Management
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
1 1 (3.45%) SMTP
1 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
3 1 (3.45%) NeoLoad
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) WSDL
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) V-Model
3 7 (24.14%) User Stories
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) UML
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
6 3 (10.34%) OWASP
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.34%) HND
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) MOM
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.45%) SAP