The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 56 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 1.92% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.35% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £500 £520 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +89.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
Waterfall
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 298 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.08% 81.64% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 258 104
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxford region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Oxford region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP