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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 58 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.08% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.53% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 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 £375 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £513 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 652 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.70% 70.41% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 281 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £22.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) SMTP
4 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) PKI
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Finance

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) DSDM
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Siebel
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Verint
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) Genesys
4 1 (6.67%) Empirix
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Meridio