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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 55 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 29 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.41% 1.54% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.10% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 3
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£350 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
952 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.14% 73.60% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 551 350
Average daily rate £355 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Average hourly rate £26.75 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +11 25 £350 +3.70% 5
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (63.64%) Finance
3 18 (32.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 16 (29.09%) QA
5 15 (27.27%) Test Management
5 15 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) SAP
6 14 (25.45%) V-Model
6 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
7 13 (23.64%) ISEB
8 12 (21.82%) Validation
8 12 (21.82%) XML
8 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
9 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.36%) Windows
9 9 (16.36%) SAP BW
10 8 (14.55%) Project Management
10 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.55%) User Stories
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.91%) MS Project
12 6 (10.91%) .NET
12 6 (10.91%) C#
12 6 (10.91%) HTML
12 6 (10.91%) RAD
12 6 (10.91%) DSDM
12 6 (10.91%) CSS
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Primavera
2 5 (9.09%) SAP BCA
3 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.36%) SAP BW
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 35 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Automotive
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
2 17 (30.91%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Test Leader
4 13 (23.64%) Project Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Designer
7 4 (7.27%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Process Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Manual Test Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Project Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Data Migration Project Manager
10 1 (1.82%) WPF Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Agile Test Manager
10 1 (1.82%) SAP Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) CSS
2 6 (10.91%) jQuery
2 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.27%) WPF
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
1 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) Test Management
5 14 (25.45%) V-Model
5 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Validation
7 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.55%) Project Management
8 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) User Stories
9 6 (10.91%) RAD
9 6 (10.91%) DSDM
9 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) C#
2 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) VB
4 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) APMP
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Twitter
3 3 (5.45%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) RightFax
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