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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 65 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.90% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.22% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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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
588 738 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.28% 73.51% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 343 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 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 29 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
3 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Force.com
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Business Development
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Finance

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 2 (14.29%) Business Development
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) B2C
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Siebel
4 1 (7.14%) Meridio