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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 59 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 33 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.54% 0.77% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.05% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 2
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£325 £340 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £513
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
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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
1012 858 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.79% 72.96% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 487 357
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.19% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.80 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 30 £325 - 5
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Finance
3 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (31.37%) SAP
4 16 (31.37%) QA
5 15 (29.41%) Test Management
5 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 15 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (29.41%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) V-Model
7 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
7 13 (25.49%) ISEB
8 12 (23.53%) XML
8 12 (23.53%) Validation
8 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
9 9 (17.65%) SAP BW
9 9 (17.65%) User Stories
10 8 (15.69%) Windows
11 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
11 7 (13.73%) Automotive
11 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
12 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
12 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
12 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
12 6 (11.76%) jQuery
12 6 (11.76%) Primavera
12 6 (11.76%) Project Management
12 6 (11.76%) MS Project
12 6 (11.76%) C#
12 6 (11.76%) HTML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Primavera
2 5 (9.80%) SAP BCA
3 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.65%) SAP BW
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.96%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 32 (62.75%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Test Leader
4 10 (19.61%) Business Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) UI Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) XML
2 6 (11.76%) jQuery
2 6 (11.76%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) CSS
2 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (29.41%) Test Management
3 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 14 (27.45%) V-Model
5 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
6 12 (23.53%) Validation
7 9 (17.65%) User Stories
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) RAD
9 6 (11.76%) DSDM
10 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.84%) TDD
11 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) C#
2 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) APMP
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) SAP
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Twitter
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) RightFax
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