The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.60% 3.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£428 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 77.92% 74.03% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 25
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £412 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.20 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.88% -15.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Waterfall
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification