The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.58% 3.77% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 4.64% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 6
Median daily rate £406 £520 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +65.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
Waterfall
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 560 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.31% 81.16% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 425 299
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £293 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (15.00%) FMCG
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Publishing
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Infor SunSystems
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) QARun
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (10.00%) RUP
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Infor
2 1 (5.00%) Sun