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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 58 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 62 57 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.58% 2.33% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 3.12% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £433 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £503 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 16 £530 +57.03% 1
Coventry +5 14 £300 -31.81% 3
Birmingham -3 11 £400 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire +7 8 £350 +1.44% 2
Solihull -3 2 £428 +29.54% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) RUP
3 32 (28.57%) Pega
4 26 (23.21%) Finance
4 26 (23.21%) SQL
5 24 (21.43%) Java
6 23 (20.54%) Oracle
6 23 (20.54%) Data Modelling
7 20 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (16.96%) Use Case
8 19 (16.96%) SDLC
9 18 (16.07%) Data Analysis
9 18 (16.07%) ISEB
9 18 (16.07%) WebLogic
10 16 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 16 (14.29%) UNIX
10 16 (14.29%) Project Management
10 16 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 15 (13.39%) Business Analysis
11 15 (13.39%) Windows
11 15 (13.39%) XML
12 14 (12.50%) Change Management
12 14 (12.50%) ISTQB
13 12 (10.71%) Migration
13 12 (10.71%) Scrum
13 12 (10.71%) J2EE
13 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
14 11 (9.82%) V-Model
14 11 (9.82%) Systems Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.07%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.68%) WebLogic Integration
3 3 (2.68%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.93%) MS Office
3 5 (4.46%) MS Project
3 5 (4.46%) SPSS
4 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.79%) TargetLink
5 2 (1.79%) Simulink
5 2 (1.79%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SAP PS
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.89%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.57%) MS Access
5 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.79%) CA Gen
2 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.79%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.89%) ERwin
3 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Analyst
2 30 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 23 (20.54%) Developer
4 22 (19.64%) Project Manager
5 13 (11.61%) Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Requirements Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Project Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Business Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) SAP Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Business Architect
10 4 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Development Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Project Planner
11 3 (2.68%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) XML
2 12 (10.71%) J2EE
3 7 (6.25%) XSLT
4 6 (5.36%) XML Messaging
4 6 (5.36%) SOAP
4 6 (5.36%) Web Services
5 5 (4.46%) Java EE
6 4 (3.57%) .NET
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.89%) HTML5
8 1 (0.89%) REST
8 1 (0.89%) XSD
8 1 (0.89%) HTML
8 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) EPoS
1 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Life Science
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) UNIX
2 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) RUP
3 23 (20.54%) Data Modelling
4 20 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.96%) Use Case
5 19 (16.96%) SDLC
6 18 (16.07%) Data Analysis
7 16 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 16 (14.29%) Project Management
7 16 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 15 (13.39%) Business Analysis
9 14 (12.50%) Change Management
10 12 (10.71%) Scrum
10 12 (10.71%) Migration
10 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
11 11 (9.82%) V-Model
11 11 (9.82%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) SQL
2 24 (21.43%) Java
3 10 (8.93%) Perl
4 9 (8.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) C++
7 2 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.79%) C
7 2 (1.79%) C#
7 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) ISEB
2 14 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.25%) PMP
3 7 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.36%) Degree
5 4 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) CBAP
8 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) P3O
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) Pega
2 23 (20.54%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) Informatica
4 9 (8.04%) SAP
4 9 (8.04%) webMethods
5 8 (7.14%) IBM
5 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.14%) BEA
6 2 (1.79%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.79%) Perforce
7 1 (0.89%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.89%) Teradata
7 1 (0.89%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.89%) Talend
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