The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Shropshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 22 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.94% 9.24% 12.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 15.07% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 14
Average daily rate £413 £473 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £395 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 68.38% 61.34% 61.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 70
Average daily rate £368 £475 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.63% +30.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
West Midlands

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Shropshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 10 (76.92%) J2EE
1 10 (76.92%) RUP
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
4 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
4 6 (46.15%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
4 6 (46.15%) BEA
4 6 (46.15%) webMethods
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) Pega
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
6 4 (30.77%) ClearQuest
6 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
7 3 (23.08%) COBOL
7 3 (23.08%) ICL
7 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (15.38%) UNIX
9 1 (7.69%) Linux
9 1 (7.69%) Perl
9 1 (7.69%) Informatica
9 1 (7.69%) Java EE
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
1 4 (30.77%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Java Software Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Software Architect
5 2 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) RUP
2 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) BEA
2 6 (46.15%) webMethods
3 5 (38.46%) Pega
4 3 (23.08%) ICL
5 1 (7.69%) Informatica