The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 60 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.29% 1.15% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.52% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 3
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£300 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £435 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
Waterfall
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 792 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.39% 75.86% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 431 300
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 44
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £27.25 £35.00
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Milton Keynes +16 26 £300 +16.50% 9
High Wycombe - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) SQL
4 25 (47.17%) SAP
5 22 (41.51%) ISEB
5 22 (41.51%) QA
5 22 (41.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (39.62%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (37.74%) V-Model
7 20 (37.74%) Test Management
7 20 (37.74%) Software Testing
8 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
9 18 (33.96%) XML
9 18 (33.96%) Relational Database
10 17 (32.08%) Validation
11 13 (24.53%) SAP BW
12 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
14 8 (15.09%) Windows
14 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
15 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (13.21%) .NET
15 7 (13.21%) C#
16 6 (11.32%) Oracle
16 6 (11.32%) QuickTest Pro
16 6 (11.32%) CMS
16 6 (11.32%) TDD
16 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
17 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
17 5 (9.43%) Marketing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP BCA
2 4 (7.55%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) Relational Database
2 13 (24.53%) SAP BW
3 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.66%) JMeter
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) Automotive
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Analyst
2 23 (43.40%) Test Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) Test Leader
4 12 (22.64%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.77%) SAP Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (1.89%) WPF Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Payments Business Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) XML
2 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) WPF
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) DTV
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows NT
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (37.74%) V-Model
3 20 (37.74%) Test Management
3 20 (37.74%) Software Testing
4 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
5 17 (32.08%) Validation
6 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.32%) TDD
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (7.55%) Project Management
12 4 (7.55%) Web Testing
12 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
12 4 (7.55%) Migration
12 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) VBScript
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.89%) APMP
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) Primavera
7 1 (1.89%) RightFax
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