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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 24 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.56% 5.80% 10.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 7.27% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
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- £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
Waterfall
West Midlands

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
114 55 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 73.08% 79.71% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 49
Average daily rate £350 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -8 4 - -
Waterfall
West Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) RUP
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Informatica
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Pega
4 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Documentum
4 4 (30.77%) BEA
4 4 (30.77%) ClearQuest
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
4 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) COBOL
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) ICL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) CA Gen
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (30.77%) Documentum
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 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%) ClearQuest
1 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
2 2 (15.38%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) RUP
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
2 4 (30.77%) Pega
2 4 (30.77%) BEA
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) ICL
4 2 (15.38%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.69%) Sitecore