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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 10 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.44% 2.94% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.11% 6.52% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £425 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £374 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 73.55% 45.10% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 49
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £314 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.32 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
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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 28 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) RUP
3 5 (38.46%) Pega
3 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) BEA
3 5 (38.46%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) ClearQuest
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Documentum
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) ICL
5 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 3 (23.08%) COBOL
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) webMethods
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Documentum
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
1 4 (30.77%) ClearQuest
2 2 (15.38%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Software Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) RUP
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) BEA
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Pega
2 3 (23.08%) webMethods
2 3 (23.08%) ICL
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects