The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 34 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.75% 0.57% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.70% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £251 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £580 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
Waterfall
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 429 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.80% 82.18% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 288 235
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £20.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Cambridge region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) ERP
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) webMethods
6 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Force.com
1 1 (8.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) COM
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) ERP
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) X++
5 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (8.33%) SOQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (25.00%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Unisys