The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 24 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.73% 7.62% 10.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 8.33% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£406 £395 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% +9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £405 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 72.30% 91.43% 67.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 53
Average daily rate £375 £395 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £552 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (90.91%) PL/SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) SAX
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) webMethods
4 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 5 (45.45%) RUP
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) BEA
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) ICL
6 3 (27.27%) COBOL
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
7 2 (18.18%) Informatica
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Pega
8 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 1 (9.09%) Security Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) SAX
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PL/SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) COBOL
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) webMethods
3 4 (36.36%) BEA
4 3 (27.27%) ICL
5 2 (18.18%) Pega
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) Business Objects