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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 49 33 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.80% 4.00% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 5.20% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 9
Average daily rate
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£415 £410 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +47.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £266 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £495 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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
670 692 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.27% 76.89% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 429 278
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (75.93%) Finance
3 20 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 16 (29.63%) ISEB
5 13 (24.07%) SAP
5 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 11 (20.37%) QA
7 11 (20.37%) Test Management
7 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (18.52%) V-Model
8 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 10 (18.52%) DSDM
8 10 (18.52%) User Stories
9 9 (16.67%) SDLC
9 9 (16.67%) Automotive
9 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.67%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.81%) RAD
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.81%) C#
10 8 (14.81%) Project Planning

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Primavera
2 5 (9.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.85%) SAP BCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.26%) SAP BW
4 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.41%) Selenium
2 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (75.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Automotive
3 5 (9.26%) Electronics
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) German Language
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Project Manager
3 12 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Test Leader
6 6 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) UI Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Designer
7 4 (7.41%) UI/UX Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Head of Development
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Head of Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Process Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 6 (11.11%) jQuery
3 6 (11.11%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.41%) WPF
6 2 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 6 (11.11%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) DTV
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows NT
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) PRINCE2
3 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.37%) Test Management
6 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
6 10 (18.52%) V-Model
6 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 10 (18.52%) DSDM
6 10 (18.52%) User Stories
7 9 (16.67%) SDLC
7 9 (16.67%) Project Management
7 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.67%) Scrum
8 8 (14.81%) RAD
8 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) APMP
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Twitter
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) RightFax
4 1 (1.85%) HP