The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 70 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 44 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 0.90% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.28% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
Waterfall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the West Midlands region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +10 21 £498 - 2
Coventry +5 6 £380 -3.49% 1
Staffordshire +1 3 £400 +25.00%
Warwickshire 0 3 - - 4
Birmingham -8 1 £550 +83.33% 4
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) RUP
3 29 (37.18%) Oracle
4 28 (35.90%) SQL
5 26 (33.33%) Java
6 25 (32.05%) Finance
6 25 (32.05%) Pega
7 23 (29.49%) UNIX
8 18 (23.08%) WebLogic
9 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
9 17 (21.79%) webMethods
9 17 (21.79%) Project Management
10 16 (20.51%) J2EE
11 15 (19.23%) Perl
12 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
13 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 13 (16.67%) BEA
13 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (15.38%) Informatica
14 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 12 (15.38%) OO
15 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
16 10 (12.82%) MS Project
16 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
17 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (11.54%) Web Services
18 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
18 8 (10.26%) Open Source

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 18 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.85%) Drupal
3 3 (3.85%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Project
3 7 (8.97%) MS Office
4 2 (2.56%) Simulink
4 2 (2.56%) Stateflow
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.56%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.56%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Automotive
3 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.54%) Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) webMethods Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Business Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Programmer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Project Planner
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) J2EE
2 9 (11.54%) Web Services
3 7 (8.97%) SAX
4 5 (6.41%) .NET
5 4 (5.13%) XML
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (2.56%) HTML5
7 2 (2.56%) XSLT
7 2 (2.56%) Java EE
7 2 (2.56%) HTML
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Open Source
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) UNIX
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) VME
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) HPUX
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) RUP
3 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
3 17 (21.79%) Project Management
4 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.38%) OO
6 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
9 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.97%) Scrum
10 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.41%) ERP
13 4 (5.13%) Change Management
13 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) SQL
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 15 (19.23%) Perl
4 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
5 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.13%) C#
7 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.56%) COBOL
8 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
1 3 (3.85%) ISEB
2 2 (2.56%) VCP4
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Oracle
2 25 (32.05%) Pega
3 17 (21.79%) webMethods
4 13 (16.67%) BEA
5 12 (15.38%) Informatica
6 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.56%) MathWorks
8 2 (2.56%) Perforce
8 2 (2.56%) ICL
9 1 (1.28%) Teradata
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