The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 25 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.14% 5.53% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 7.74% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£245 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.35% 71.49% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 89 81
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
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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 25 July 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) RPG
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) DSDM
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 4 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) RPG IV
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) GPRS
4 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
4 2 (22.22%) UMTS
4 2 (22.22%) Toad
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Firmware
4 2 (22.22%) DataStage

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Misys Midas
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) GPRS
1 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
1 2 (22.22%) UMTS
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) IPv6
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
1 2 (22.22%) HSPA
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (11.11%) 802.15
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) DataStage
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Toad
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iSeries
2 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) DSDM
2 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) RPG
1 4 (44.44%) RPG IV
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) RPG/400
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Agilent