The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 West Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 61 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 55 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.26% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.07% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 14
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£440 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1780 1309 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.01% 66.48% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 662 734
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 56 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Birmingham +5 16 £500 +72.41% 3
Coventry - 12 £440 -
Shropshire +8 9 £338 -20.58% 1
Solihull +8 6 £330 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £330 -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) Project Management
3 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
5 16 (20.78%) SQL
5 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
6 13 (16.88%) .NET
7 12 (15.58%) Oracle
7 12 (15.58%) ERP
7 12 (15.58%) Drupal
7 12 (15.58%) Alfresco
8 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (14.29%) CRM
9 10 (12.99%) Java
9 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
10 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.39%) UML
11 8 (10.39%) TOGAF
11 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (9.09%) Web Development
12 7 (9.09%) UNIX
12 7 (9.09%) MS Office
12 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
12 7 (9.09%) RUP
12 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 6 (7.79%) SharePoint

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (15.58%) Drupal
1 12 (15.58%) Alfresco
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.49%) CMS
4 4 (5.19%) Documentum
4 4 (5.19%) SAS
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (2.60%) Maximo
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (2.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.60%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.19%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.19%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.60%) CA Gen
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Project Manager
4 17 (22.08%) Business Analyst
5 15 (19.48%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Integration Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Software Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.90%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Integration Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (2.60%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) J2EE
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) Ajax
3 5 (6.49%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
4 4 (5.19%) CSS3
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (1.30%) D3.js
6 1 (1.30%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.30%) JSON
6 1 (1.30%) WCF
6 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.90%) Open Source
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.60%) AS400
3 2 (2.60%) GIS
3 2 (2.60%) DataPower
4 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Project Management
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
4 12 (15.58%) ERP
5 11 (14.29%) CRM
5 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.39%) UML
8 8 (10.39%) TOGAF
8 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.09%) RUP
9 7 (9.09%) Web Development
10 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.79%) Use Case
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.79%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.19%) VB
7 4 (5.19%) VBA
7 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
1 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.60%) MBA
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 6 (7.79%) IBM
4 5 (6.49%) Pega
4 5 (6.49%) BEA
4 5 (6.49%) Informatica
5 3 (3.90%) webMethods
5 3 (3.90%) ICL
6 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.60%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Siebel
7 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 27 days ago