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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 12 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.88% 2.86% 9.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.87% 4.21% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £413 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £323 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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
173 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 85.64% 67.86% 62.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 42
Average daily rate £450 £368 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -22.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £212 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £491 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £36.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.23% +265.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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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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 +11 23 £520 +26.06%
Waterfall
West Midlands

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) RUP
2 24 (77.42%) Pega
3 22 (70.97%) Java
3 22 (70.97%) Oracle
4 18 (58.06%) Data Modelling
5 17 (54.84%) SQL
6 16 (51.61%) WebLogic
6 16 (51.61%) UNIX
7 14 (45.16%) webMethods
8 13 (41.94%) J2EE
9 12 (38.71%) Perl
10 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (35.48%) BEA
11 10 (32.26%) Informatica
11 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
12 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
12 8 (25.81%) OO
13 7 (22.58%) Windows
13 7 (22.58%) SAX
13 7 (22.58%) MS Office
13 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
14 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
14 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
15 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
15 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
16 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
16 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
17 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
17 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (51.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Project Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) J2EE
2 7 (22.58%) SAX
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) RUP
2 18 (58.06%) Data Modelling
3 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
7 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Change Management
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Perl
4 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Pega
2 22 (70.97%) Oracle
3 14 (45.16%) webMethods
4 11 (35.48%) BEA
5 10 (32.26%) Informatica
6 4 (12.90%) Business Objects