The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 16 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.58% 1.92% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 2.63% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Average daily rate £380 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 228 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 83.67% 73.08% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 107
Average daily rate £390 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £257 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (57.14%) Visualforce
3 12 (57.14%) Apex Code
4 11 (52.38%) Force.com
4 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (52.38%) SDLC
4 11 (52.38%) Subversion
5 10 (47.62%) Ant
5 10 (47.62%) Web Application Development
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) ETL
8 4 (19.05%) Toad
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
9 3 (14.29%) V-Model
9 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) HP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Force.com
2 1 (4.76%) Heroku
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 802.15
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) S/MIME
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) DataStage
1 3 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (52.38%) Subversion
2 10 (47.62%) Ant
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Toad
4 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior User Experience Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Visualforce
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) SDLC
3 10 (47.62%) Web Application Development
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 3 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) V-Model
8 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Apex Code
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Informatica
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle