The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 34 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 36 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.09% 1.12% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 1.56% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.74% -20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £257 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £315 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
662 514 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.23% 71.79% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 286 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.90 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 1 August 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) Oracle
3 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
4 15 (35.71%) .NET
5 14 (33.33%) C#
5 14 (33.33%) TDD
5 14 (33.33%) BDD
6 13 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) MVC
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
7 12 (28.57%) OO
7 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 12 (28.57%) N-Tier
7 12 (28.57%) SOA
8 11 (26.19%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (26.19%) Matrix Management
8 11 (26.19%) Web Development
9 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.43%) MS Office
10 9 (21.43%) SAP
11 8 (19.05%) MS Project
11 8 (19.05%) ISEB
11 8 (19.05%) Banking

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Project
3 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Development Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Web Development Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Web Manager
4 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
6 7 (16.67%) Programme Manager
7 6 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) .NET Development Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.38%) SAP Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) DTV
2 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
2 14 (33.33%) TDD
2 14 (33.33%) BDD
3 13 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) MVC
4 12 (28.57%) OO
4 12 (28.57%) SOA
5 11 (26.19%) Matrix Management
5 11 (26.19%) Web Development
6 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (11.90%) Web Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.52%) E-business
10 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) SAP
3 6 (14.29%) HP