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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 38 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.96% 0.80% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.99% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £288 £550 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +30.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £18.91 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+99.62% -69.00%
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
305 404 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.20% 80.80% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 293 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £15.77 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) ERP
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
5 5 (31.25%) UML
5 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Legal
6 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) COBIT
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) SABSA
7 3 (18.75%) ArchiMate
7 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
7 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (18.75%) MODAF
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering

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 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Force.com
2 2 (12.50%) Heroku
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technologist
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) COM
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) ERP
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
5 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
5 5 (31.25%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) SABSA
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (18.75%) ArchiMate
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
7 3 (18.75%) MODAF
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
4 2 (12.50%) SOQL
4 2 (12.50%) X++
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) GxP
3 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
3 3 (18.75%) webMethods
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Siebel
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Unisys