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 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 53 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.67% 2.97% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 3.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 9
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£394 £410 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +47.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £495 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
Waterfall
South East

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
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
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 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 31 July 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 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 24 £415 +1.21% 2
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (69.70%) Finance
3 22 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 17 (25.76%) ISEB
5 16 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (19.70%) SQL
6 13 (19.70%) SAP
6 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (19.70%) Software Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.18%) QA
7 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.18%) Scrum
8 11 (16.67%) Windows
8 11 (16.67%) .NET
8 11 (16.67%) Project Management
8 11 (16.67%) Test Management
8 11 (16.67%) V-Model
8 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (16.67%) User Stories
9 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.15%) DSDM
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) C#
10 9 (13.64%) Automotive
10 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.64%) Project Planning
10 9 (13.64%) SDLC
10 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 8 (12.12%) Relational Database

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Project
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Primavera
2 5 (7.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.52%) SAP BCA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.58%) SAP BW
5 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) HP UFT
2 4 (6.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
2 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (69.70%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Automotive
3 8 (12.12%) Retail
4 6 (9.09%) Marketing
5 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.58%) Electronics
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.55%) German Language
7 2 (3.03%) Banking
8 1 (1.52%) Legal
8 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 6 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.06%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.06%) Designer
8 4 (6.06%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Process Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Head of Development
10 2 (3.03%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) jQuery
3 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.06%) WPF
6 2 (3.03%) SAP XI
6 2 (3.03%) Mason
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) DTV
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows NT
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 16 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.70%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 12 (18.18%) Scrum
5 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 11 (16.67%) V-Model
6 11 (16.67%) Test Management
6 11 (16.67%) User Stories
6 11 (16.67%) Project Management
7 10 (15.15%) DSDM
7 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.64%) SDLC
8 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
9 8 (12.12%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) C#
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.09%) VBScript
4 4 (6.06%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) ISEB
2 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) APMP
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) SAP
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) Twitter
5 3 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) RightFax