The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
South East / Berkshire
Rank 73 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 2.40% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 3.06% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 19
Median daily rate £420 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £453 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1575 1896 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.48% 78.48% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 993 1003
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 75 23
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 8 £425 - 2
Maidenhead -4 5 - - 2
Slough 0 4 £420 +10.52% 2
Bracknell +4 1 £370 -
Windsor - 1 £425 -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 66 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) ITIL
3 16 (20.25%) Data Protection
4 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
4 15 (18.99%) Project Management
4 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
4 15 (18.99%) SDLC
5 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
5 13 (16.46%) QA
6 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (15.19%) Finance
6 12 (15.19%) SQL
7 11 (13.92%) TDD
7 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (13.92%) User Stories
8 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 10 (12.66%) Oracle
8 10 (12.66%) C#
9 9 (11.39%) .NET
9 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
9 9 (11.39%) JIRA
9 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.13%) SOLID
10 8 (10.13%) MVC
10 8 (10.13%) Java
11 7 (8.86%) JUnit
11 7 (8.86%) Marketing
11 7 (8.86%) Degree
11 7 (8.86%) Test Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (2.53%) JBoss
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
1 3 (3.80%) MS Project
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.27%) HFM
2 1 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.27%) Primavera
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
1 3 (3.80%) RTP
1 3 (3.80%) VLAN
1 3 (3.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Data Mart
1 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (2.53%) DataStage
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.27%) Redis
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
2 7 (8.86%) JUnit
3 6 (7.59%) Maven
4 5 (6.33%) Selenium
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) Hudson
5 4 (5.06%) Toad
6 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.53%) Capybara
7 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.53%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.53%) JMeter
7 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.53%) TestLink
8 1 (1.27%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Analyst
2 20 (25.32%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Transition Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Scrum Master
7 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Business Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Cognos BI Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Report Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) BSS Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) OSS Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior BSS Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.59%) Spring
4 5 (6.33%) Velocity
5 4 (5.06%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) SOAP
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) LESS
7 2 (2.53%) Sass
8 1 (1.27%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.27%) CSS3
8 1 (1.27%) jQuery
8 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) REST
8 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) IVR
5 2 (2.53%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) ITIL
3 16 (20.25%) Data Protection
4 15 (18.99%) Project Management
4 15 (18.99%) SDLC
5 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 11 (13.92%) User Stories
7 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.13%) MVC
9 8 (10.13%) SOLID
10 7 (8.86%) Kanban
10 7 (8.86%) Process Improvement
10 7 (8.86%) Test Management
11 6 (7.59%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (7.59%) Service Management
11 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) C#
3 8 (10.13%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.06%) PMP
6 4 (5.06%) Sun Certification
7 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.27%) APMP
8 1 (1.27%) ISEB
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.27%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) Cognos
3 3 (3.80%) Genesys
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow