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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 53 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 29 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.37% 1.38% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 1.93% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 4
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£338 £283 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
Waterfall
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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
923 725 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.35% 71.64% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 370 323
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 53
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £63.55 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +6 25 £308 +9.82% 3
Marlow +2 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (58.57%) SQL
3 35 (50.00%) Finance
4 30 (42.86%) Oracle
5 27 (38.57%) .NET
6 26 (37.14%) PRINCE2
7 25 (35.71%) BDD
8 24 (34.29%) C#
9 23 (32.86%) TDD
10 18 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (24.29%) SAP
11 17 (24.29%) ISEB
12 16 (22.86%) QA
12 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
12 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
14 14 (20.00%) MVC
14 14 (20.00%) Scrum
14 14 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (18.57%) PL/SQL
15 13 (18.57%) OO
15 13 (18.57%) N-Tier
15 13 (18.57%) SOA
16 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
16 12 (17.14%) Web Development
16 12 (17.14%) Coaching
16 12 (17.14%) People Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.71%) MS Office
3 9 (12.86%) MS Project
4 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.29%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.43%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.71%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (12.86%) WebDriver
2 9 (12.86%) Selenium
3 7 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (1.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Automotive
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
5 3 (4.29%) Electronics
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Test Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Development Manager
4 12 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Web Manager
5 11 (15.71%) Web Development Manager
6 9 (12.86%) Test Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Programme Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Programme Office Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) .NET
2 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (11.43%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.29%) DTV
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows NT
1 9 (12.86%) UNIX
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 25 (35.71%) BDD
4 23 (32.86%) TDD
5 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
6 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (20.00%) MVC
7 14 (20.00%) Scrum
7 14 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (18.57%) OO
8 13 (18.57%) SOA
9 12 (17.14%) Web Development
9 12 (17.14%) Coaching
9 12 (17.14%) People Management
10 11 (15.71%) V-Model
10 11 (15.71%) Matrix Management
11 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (12.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) SQL
2 24 (34.29%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) VBScript
5 6 (8.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) ISEB
2 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) SAP
3 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) Business Objects