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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.11% 3.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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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
48 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 76.19% 70.59% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 7
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £186 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) MVVM
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) Silverlight

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) D3.js
4 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft