Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.12% 2.75% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.29% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 13
Bedfordshire median daily rate £416 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.34% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £419 £403
90th Percentile £479 £698 £518
East of England median daily rate £415 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +0.06% -7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £36.07 -
% change year-on-year -16.83% - -

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 565 516 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.95% 83.36% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 329 375
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £212 £239
90th Percentile £584 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Bedfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Bedfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Bedfordshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 10 £450 -5.26% 4
Bedford +3 3 £315 -33.68%
Dunstable -2 2 £425 -19.05%
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Retail
3 7 (33.33%) CRM
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 6 (28.57%) User Stories
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Data Flow Diagram
5 5 (23.81%) Prototyping
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) LINQ
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.76%) FMCG
1 1 (4.76%) IVR
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Data Flow Diagram
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Prototyping
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow