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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 65 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.14% 1.52% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.14% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 1
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£331 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -29.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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
996 749 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.26% 70.93% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 412 269
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 24 £295 -9.23% 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 27 (50.94%) Finance
4 18 (33.96%) SAP
4 18 (33.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (32.08%) QA
5 17 (32.08%) .NET
5 17 (32.08%) ISEB
5 17 (32.08%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (30.19%) Oracle
7 15 (28.30%) C#
7 15 (28.30%) Software Testing
7 15 (28.30%) BDD
8 14 (26.42%) TDD
9 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
9 12 (22.64%) V-Model
10 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.75%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (18.87%) UNIX
11 10 (18.87%) Windows
11 10 (18.87%) XML
11 10 (18.87%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) VBScript
11 10 (18.87%) Windows NT
11 10 (18.87%) Selenium
11 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
11 10 (18.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
11 10 (18.87%) Line Management
12 9 (16.98%) Relational Database

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS Project
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) SAP BW
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (18.87%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
3 8 (15.09%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Automotive
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.55%) Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Electronics
5 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.77%) Advertising
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Test Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Business Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Test Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Development Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Web Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Web Development Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) SAP Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
1 3 (5.66%) DTV
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) UNIX
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
1 10 (18.87%) Windows NT
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (28.30%) Software Testing
3 15 (28.30%) BDD
4 14 (26.42%) TDD
5 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.64%) V-Model
6 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
7 10 (18.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) Line Management
8 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
9 8 (15.09%) Validation
9 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.09%) Test Management
10 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Migration
11 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) VBScript
4 6 (11.32%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISEB
2 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) SAP
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.77%) Apple