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 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 33 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.02% 1.92% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.91% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +75.00%
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
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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
228 172 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.77% 65.90% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 98 65
Average daily rate £330 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £30.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
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 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 23 October 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) DB2
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (42.86%) iSeries
4 6 (42.86%) RPG IV
4 6 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) RPG
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) DSDM
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) ERwin
5 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (28.57%) Misys Midas
6 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
6 4 (28.57%) RPG/400
6 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) AS400
6 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Misys Midas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) IPv6
2 2 (14.29%) GPRS
2 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
2 2 (14.29%) UMTS
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
2 2 (14.29%) HSPA
2 2 (14.29%) MVNO
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) DataStage
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) ERwin
2 2 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior AS400 Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) iSeries
2 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) AS400
2 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (42.86%) DSDM
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma
4 6 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Workflow
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) V-Model
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) ETL
8 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) RPG
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) RPG IV
2 4 (28.57%) RPG/400
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Agilent
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos