Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 20 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 78 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +43
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 91 95 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.22% 2.25% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.76% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 57
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £316
90th Percentile £591 £449 £463
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 - £12.82

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3419 3438 3919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.35% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 1853 2162
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Waterfall in Berkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bracknell +10 16 £330 +5.60% 2
Reading -11 14 £488 +18.18% 1
Maidenhead 0 13 £368 +13.08%
Slough +1 6 £538 +65.38%
Newbury +1 3 £325 -
Windsor +1 1 £550 +29.41%
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 82 (90.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.97%) Scrum
3 29 (31.87%) Telecoms
4 21 (23.08%) Project Management
4 21 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.78%) QA
7 18 (19.78%) Kanban
8 17 (18.68%) ITIL
9 15 (16.48%) User Stories
10 13 (14.29%) PMP
11 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
11 12 (13.19%) Finance
11 12 (13.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.19%) SDLC
11 12 (13.19%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (12.09%) SQL
12 11 (12.09%) .NET
12 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
12 11 (12.09%) Velocity
13 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
14 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (9.89%) Windows
14 9 (9.89%) Internet
15 8 (8.79%) Java
15 8 (8.79%) Degree
15 8 (8.79%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.79%) Marketing
15 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) CMS
2 5 (5.49%) Confluence
3 4 (4.40%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) HFM
1 3 (3.30%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.10%) Primavera
2 1 (1.10%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.10%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.10%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.10%) Skype
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.49%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) Power BI
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) Essbase
5 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) QlikView
7 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) Grunt
3 1 (1.10%) gulp
3 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.10%) JMeter
3 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Toad
General
1 29 (31.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Back Office
5 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Transition Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Transition Manager
3 13 (14.29%) Scrum Master
4 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.40%) Developer
8 4 (4.40%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Planning Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Digital Development Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Head of Architecture
9 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Manager
10 2 (2.20%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) .NET
1 11 (12.09%) Velocity
2 6 (6.59%) REST
3 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 4 (4.40%) J2EE
4 4 (4.40%) Web Services
5 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) EJB
5 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.30%) JPA
5 3 (3.30%) JSF
5 3 (3.30%) JSP
5 3 (3.30%) LINQ
5 3 (3.30%) MSMQ
5 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.30%) Servlets
5 3 (3.30%) Spring
5 3 (3.30%) Struts
6 2 (2.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.40%) Social Media
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.20%) FMCG
6 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.20%) PMI
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Unix
3 3 (3.30%) HPUX
4 2 (2.20%) Android
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (90.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.97%) Scrum
3 21 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (23.08%) Project Management
4 20 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (19.78%) Kanban
6 17 (18.68%) ITIL
7 15 (16.48%) User Stories
8 12 (13.19%) Matrix Organization
8 12 (13.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
8 12 (13.19%) SDLC
9 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.79%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.69%) CRM
11 7 (7.69%) TDD
11 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.59%) Analytics
12 6 (6.59%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) Java
3 6 (6.59%) C#
4 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) U-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) PMP
2 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) ISEB
5 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) QA
2 7 (7.69%) PMO
3 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.20%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Ariba
6 1 (1.10%) Marketo
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Workday