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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 63 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 26 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.10% 1.45% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.06% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 4
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£308 £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +20.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £276 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £376 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £43.75
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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
945 727 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.33% 70.31% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 380 268
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 50
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £64.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 23 £290 +2.65% 5
Marlow +7 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 21 November 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 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (59.68%) SQL
3 32 (51.61%) Finance
4 28 (45.16%) Oracle
5 24 (38.71%) .NET
5 24 (38.71%) PRINCE2
6 22 (35.48%) C#
6 22 (35.48%) BDD
7 21 (33.87%) TDD
8 17 (27.42%) SAP
9 16 (25.81%) ISEB
9 16 (25.81%) QA
9 16 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
10 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.35%) MVC
12 12 (19.35%) Web Development
12 12 (19.35%) Scrum
12 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (17.74%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (17.74%) OO
13 11 (17.74%) N-Tier
14 10 (16.13%) SOA
14 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
14 10 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (16.13%) V-Model

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (9.68%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
3 8 (12.90%) MS Project
3 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.84%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) SAP BW
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (14.52%) Selenium
2 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
3 7 (11.29%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (51.61%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Automotive
2 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Electronics
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Development Manager
4 11 (17.74%) Web Development Manager
4 11 (17.74%) Web Manager
4 11 (17.74%) Business Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Office Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) SAP Test Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
3 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.45%) DTV
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) UNIX
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
1 9 (14.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) PRINCE2
3 22 (35.48%) BDD
4 21 (33.87%) TDD
5 16 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 12 (19.35%) Web Development
7 12 (19.35%) MVC
7 12 (19.35%) Scrum
8 11 (17.74%) OO
8 11 (17.74%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (16.13%) V-Model
9 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.13%) SOA
10 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (14.52%) Line Management
10 9 (14.52%) Coaching
10 9 (14.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) SQL
2 22 (35.48%) C#
3 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.52%) Java
4 9 (14.52%) VBScript
5 6 (9.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Oracle
2 17 (27.42%) SAP
3 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
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