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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 40 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 31 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.46% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 0.94% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £395 £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
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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
694 639 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.54% 72.86% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 364 233
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) Finance
3 17 (36.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (34.04%) QA
4 16 (34.04%) SAP
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Test Management
5 15 (31.91%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (29.79%) V-Model
6 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
7 13 (27.66%) ISEB
8 12 (25.53%) XML
8 12 (25.53%) Validation
8 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
8 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
9 9 (19.15%) User Stories
9 9 (19.15%) Windows
9 9 (19.15%) SAP BW
10 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.89%) C#
11 7 (14.89%) .NET
12 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.77%) MS Project
12 6 (12.77%) HTML
12 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
12 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.77%) CSS
12 6 (12.77%) RAD
12 6 (12.77%) DSDM
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Primavera
2 5 (10.64%) SAP BCA
3 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) SAP BW
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Automotive
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Test Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Test Leader
4 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) UI Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Process Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) CSS
3 6 (12.77%) jQuery
3 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.51%) WPF
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Test Management
4 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
4 14 (29.79%) V-Model
5 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Validation
6 9 (19.15%) User Stories
7 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.77%) RAD
8 6 (12.77%) DSDM
8 6 (12.77%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
9 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.51%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) APMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) SAP
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Twitter
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) RightFax
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