The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 22 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.68% 11.24% 12.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 16.39% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 - £43.75
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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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.97% 68.54% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 26
Average daily rate £388 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM