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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 68 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.96% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.61% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 3
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£345 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £278 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £396 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
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 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 16 £323 -0.76% 7
High Wycombe - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 19 (38.78%) SAP
5 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (32.65%) QA
6 16 (32.65%) ISEB
6 16 (32.65%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (28.57%) V-Model
7 14 (28.57%) Test Management
7 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
8 12 (24.49%) XML
8 12 (24.49%) .NET
8 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
9 11 (22.45%) Validation
10 10 (20.41%) Oracle
10 10 (20.41%) C#
10 10 (20.41%) BDD
11 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.37%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (18.37%) SAP BW
11 9 (18.37%) TDD
12 8 (16.33%) Selenium
12 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (16.33%) Java
12 8 (16.33%) VBScript
12 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
12 8 (16.33%) UNIX
12 8 (16.33%) Windows

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.24%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP BCA
2 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.12%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.04%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.37%) SAP BW
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
3 6 (12.24%) JMeter
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Automotive
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Electronics
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Analyst
2 18 (36.73%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Business Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Test Manager
5 8 (16.33%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Software Development Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Development Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) XML
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) DTV
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) IVR
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) UNIX
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
1 8 (16.33%) Windows NT
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (28.57%) V-Model
3 14 (28.57%) Test Management
3 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.45%) Validation
6 10 (20.41%) BDD
7 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) TDD
8 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.33%) Line Management
9 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
10 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.20%) ITIL
12 4 (8.16%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) VBScript
4 3 (6.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) SAP
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Apple