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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 44 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 39 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.99% 0.77% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 1.07% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.74% -20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £315 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 750 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.04% 72.46% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 406 297
Average daily rate £367 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +22 36 £410 +47.74% 5
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) Oracle
4 22 (46.81%) PRINCE2
5 18 (38.30%) .NET
6 17 (36.17%) C#
6 17 (36.17%) TDD
6 17 (36.17%) BDD
7 14 (29.79%) Domain-Driven Design
7 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
7 14 (29.79%) MVC
7 14 (29.79%) Scrum
8 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
8 13 (27.66%) OO
8 13 (27.66%) N-Tier
8 13 (27.66%) SOA
9 12 (25.53%) Web Development
10 11 (23.40%) Matrix Management
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
12 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.15%) MS Office
12 9 (19.15%) SAP
13 8 (17.02%) MS Project
13 8 (17.02%) ISEB

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Project
3 7 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
1 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.26%) JMeter
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Development Manager
3 11 (23.40%) Web Development Manager
3 11 (23.40%) Web Manager
4 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Programme Manager
7 6 (12.77%) Programme Office Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Manual Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) PMO Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) SAP Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) .NET Development Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Agile Development Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.13%) SAP Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) DTV
2 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) PRINCE2
2 17 (36.17%) TDD
2 17 (36.17%) BDD
3 14 (29.79%) Domain-Driven Design
3 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Scrum
4 13 (27.66%) OO
4 13 (27.66%) SOA
5 12 (25.53%) Web Development
6 11 (23.40%) Matrix Management
7 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.51%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) SAP
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) HP