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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 34 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.59% 1.26% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.75% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£300 - £450
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 171 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.52% 71.85% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 94 83
Average daily rate £348 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £41.30
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 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 19 December 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) DB2
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
4 4 (30.77%) DSDM
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) RPG
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (30.77%) iSeries
4 4 (30.77%) V-Model
4 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) ERwin
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) AS400
6 2 (15.38%) Retail

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Misys Midas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) MVNO
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
2 1 (7.69%) HSPA
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) IPv6
2 1 (7.69%) GPRS
2 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
2 1 (7.69%) UMTS
2 1 (7.69%) 802.15
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) DataStage
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) ERwin
2 2 (15.38%) Toad
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Process Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) iSeries
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
3 4 (30.77%) DSDM
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (30.77%) V-Model
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) RPG
2 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
3 2 (15.38%) RPG/400
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) HP