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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 37 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 32 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.76% 1.74% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 2.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 2
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£425 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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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
642 545 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.53% 73.06% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 293 262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 23 (46.94%) Oracle
4 20 (40.82%) .NET
4 20 (40.82%) PRINCE2
5 19 (38.78%) BDD
6 17 (34.69%) C#
6 17 (34.69%) TDD
7 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
8 13 (26.53%) MVC
8 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 13 (26.53%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
9 12 (24.49%) OO
9 12 (24.49%) N-Tier
9 12 (24.49%) SOA
10 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (22.45%) Web Development
10 11 (22.45%) Matrix Management
11 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (18.37%) MS Office
12 9 (18.37%) SAP
12 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
13 8 (16.33%) MS Project
13 8 (16.33%) ISEB
13 8 (16.33%) Banking

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.37%) MS Office
3 8 (16.33%) MS Project
4 7 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
1 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.08%) JMeter
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Development Manager
3 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Web Development Manager
3 10 (20.41%) Web Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Programme Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Programme Office Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Manual Test Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) PMO Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) SAP Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) .NET Development Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Business Solution Architect
10 1 (2.04%) SAP Test Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.08%) DTV
2 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) PRINCE2
2 19 (38.78%) BDD
3 17 (34.69%) TDD
4 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) Domain-Driven Design
5 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 13 (26.53%) MVC
6 12 (24.49%) OO
6 12 (24.49%) SOA
7 11 (22.45%) Web Development
7 11 (22.45%) Matrix Management
8 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.20%) Web Testing
12 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (8.16%) V-Model
12 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) VBScript
5 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) SAP
4 6 (12.24%) HP