Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 86 71
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15 +23
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 73 75 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.85% 1.90% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.34% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 68
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +8.55% -5.00%
10th Percentile £303 £306 £325
90th Percentile £560 £473 £473
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £418
% change year-on-year +2.27% +5.39% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.75 - -
South East median hourly rate £28.75 - £52.50

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 3,301 3,205 4,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.46% 81.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,699 1,640 2,149
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +0.63%
10th Percentile £275 £230 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 156
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -26.32% +7.95%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -3 14 £330 +3.53% 1
Reading -5 12 £460 +11.52% 2
Maidenhead -5 7 £310 -38.00% 5
Newbury -19 2 £288 -17.86% 1
Slough -2 1 - -
Windsor -4 1 £550 +29.41%
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 67 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Telecoms
3 16 (21.92%) Scrum
3 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (19.18%) Project Management
5 13 (17.81%) Finance
5 13 (17.81%) ITIL
5 13 (17.81%) QA
6 12 (16.44%) Degree
6 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.07%) Programme Management
7 11 (15.07%) PMI Certification
7 11 (15.07%) SDLC
7 11 (15.07%) User Stories
7 11 (15.07%) Kanban
8 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (12.33%) Programme Delivery
10 8 (10.96%) PMO
10 8 (10.96%) Velocity
10 8 (10.96%) PMP
10 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
11 7 (9.59%) SQL
11 7 (9.59%) .NET
11 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
11 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (9.59%) Marketing
11 7 (9.59%) DevOps

Waterfall
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 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.37%) HFM
1 1 (1.37%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.37%) Primavera
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) PaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.37%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (1.37%) Force.com
5 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Power BI
3 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.37%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) Essbase
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.37%) JMeter
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 25 (34.25%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Marketing
4 6 (8.22%) Retail
5 4 (5.48%) Back Office
6 2 (2.74%) German Language
6 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Transition Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Transition Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Scrum Master
4 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Transformation Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Planning Manager
7 2 (2.74%) QA Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Velocity
2 7 (9.59%) .NET
3 4 (5.48%) REST
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) J2EE
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.74%) EJB
5 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.74%) JPA
5 2 (2.74%) JSF
5 2 (2.74%) JSP
5 2 (2.74%) LINQ
5 2 (2.74%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.74%) Servlets
5 2 (2.74%) Spring
5 2 (2.74%) Struts
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.74%) PMI
3 2 (2.74%) Social Media
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Unix
3 2 (2.74%) HPUX
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (21.92%) Scrum
3 14 (19.18%) Project Management
4 13 (17.81%) ITIL
5 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.07%) Kanban
6 11 (15.07%) Programme Management
6 11 (15.07%) SDLC
6 11 (15.07%) User Stories
7 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 9 (12.33%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (9.59%) DevOps
10 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.22%) Project Governance
10 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.85%) Change Management
11 5 (6.85%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (6.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) C++
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) U-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 11 (15.07%) PMI Certification
3 8 (10.96%) PMP
4 6 (8.22%) PgMP
5 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) ISEB
8 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) QA
2 8 (10.96%) PMO
3 5 (6.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.37%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Workday