The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Watford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 28 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.65% 3.45% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 4.23% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.83% 81.61% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
Average daily rate £413 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.68 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.79% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.82 £11.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
Hertfordshire

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

Waterfall
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (94.12%) Java
3 15 (88.24%) Project Management
3 15 (88.24%) Manufacturing
3 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce
3 15 (88.24%) IBM
3 15 (88.24%) Retail
3 15 (88.24%) Time Management
3 15 (88.24%) WebSphere
4 14 (82.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (82.35%) Change Control
4 14 (82.35%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Magento
6 1 (5.88%) hybris
6 1 (5.88%) Demandware
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) ATG
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (88.24%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (88.24%) Manufacturing
2 15 (88.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Coach
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce
1 15 (88.24%) Project Management
1 15 (88.24%) Time Management
2 14 (82.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (82.35%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) ATG
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Demandware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle