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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 47 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 26 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.11% 0.51% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 0.67% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 3
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£300 £291 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.79% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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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
644 594 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.13% 76.25% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 322 182
Average daily rate £375 £400 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) SAP
3 22 (45.83%) ISEB
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) QA
4 21 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (41.67%) V-Model
5 20 (41.67%) Test Management
6 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
7 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 18 (37.50%) XML
7 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
8 17 (35.42%) Validation
9 13 (27.08%) SAP BW
10 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
13 6 (12.50%) .NET
13 6 (12.50%) C#
13 6 (12.50%) CMS
14 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (10.42%) Marketing
14 5 (10.42%) Oracle
14 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.42%) SAP BCA
14 5 (10.42%) Telecoms

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP BCA
2 4 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 13 (27.08%) SAP BW
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.17%) JMeter
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Analyst
2 23 (47.92%) Test Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Test Leader
4 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) WPF Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Payments Business Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows NT
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (41.67%) Test Management
3 20 (41.67%) V-Model
4 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
5 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 17 (35.42%) Validation
7 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (8.33%) Web Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.33%) TDD
11 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Project Management
12 3 (6.25%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) APMP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) SAP
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Apple
4 2 (4.17%) Primavera
5 1 (2.08%) RightFax
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