The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 54 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.08% 1.08% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.41% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
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£323 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £285 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
593 567 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.11% 76.83% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 316 174
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) SAP
5 16 (37.21%) ISEB
5 16 (37.21%) QA
5 16 (37.21%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Test Management
7 14 (32.56%) V-Model
7 14 (32.56%) Software Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
8 12 (27.91%) XML
8 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
9 11 (25.58%) Validation
10 9 (20.93%) SAP BW
10 9 (20.93%) .NET
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle
11 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (18.60%) BDD
12 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
12 7 (16.28%) TDD
12 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (16.28%) C#
13 6 (13.95%) Java
13 6 (13.95%) VBScript
13 6 (13.95%) UNIX
13 6 (13.95%) Windows
13 6 (13.95%) Windows NT
13 6 (13.95%) Migration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (13.95%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP BCA
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.98%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.33%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.93%) SAP BW
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.30%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.98%) Electronics
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Test Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) DTV
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) IVR
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
1 6 (13.95%) Windows NT
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (32.56%) Test Management
3 14 (32.56%) V-Model
3 14 (32.56%) Software Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.58%) Validation
6 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (18.60%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.28%) TDD
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Line Management
9 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.30%) UML
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) SAP
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) HP