The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 0.12% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.16% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
Average daily rate £340 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £525 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 619 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.48% 72.74% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 355 387
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £149.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Waterfall
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 5 £325 -38.09% 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) QA
3 8 (27.59%) Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Automotive
5 6 (20.69%) ISEB
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
7 4 (13.79%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) V-Model
8 3 (10.34%) Infor M3
8 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Infor
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Lawson
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Lawson
1 3 (10.34%) Infor M3
2 1 (3.45%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Business Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) XSL
3 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
1 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.45%) Life Science
1 1 (3.45%) Social Network
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
5 3 (10.34%) V-Model
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) HP
1 3 (10.34%) Infor
2 1 (3.45%) Planview
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) IBM