Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 79 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 95 90 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.32% 2.19% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.59% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 62
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £306
90th Percentile £591 £615 £449
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -37.50% - -

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 3,469 3,480 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.86% 84.65% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,653 1,793 1,917
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 107 137
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% -17.14% -41.67%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £47.15 £39.75 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% +3.65%

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 17 November 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
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 17 November 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
Reading -2 17 £425 -12.82% 6
Wokingham - 14 £425 - 1
Maidenhead 0 11 £581 +58.16% 1
Bracknell -13 7 £338 +2.27%
Slough -11 4 £425 -20.93% 4
Newbury -6 3 - - 2
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 93 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) Scrum
3 33 (34.74%) Telecoms
4 27 (28.42%) Kanban
5 26 (27.37%) SDLC
6 25 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (21.05%) User Stories
8 16 (16.84%) Velocity
9 15 (15.79%) Project Management
10 13 (13.68%) Finance
10 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.63%) SOA
11 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.63%) ITIL
12 11 (11.58%) Java
12 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 10 (10.53%) Degree
14 9 (9.47%) JIRA
14 9 (9.47%) Change Management
14 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.47%) SQL
15 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (7.37%) DevOps
16 7 (7.37%) Coaching
16 7 (7.37%) Test Management
16 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (7.37%) Retail
16 7 (7.37%) TOGAF

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 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.05%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.21%) Force.com
2 4 (4.21%) Heroku
3 3 (3.16%) BrowserStack
3 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.16%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (2.11%) G Suite
4 2 (2.11%) Slack
4 2 (2.11%) Trello
4 2 (2.11%) Yammer
5 1 (1.05%) Apigee
5 1 (1.05%) npm
5 1 (1.05%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) LAN
1 4 (4.21%) WAN
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.05%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) Redis
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.21%) Zephyr
3 3 (3.16%) GitLab
3 3 (3.16%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.16%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (3.16%) Rational Rose
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.05%) Buildbot
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Grunt
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 33 (34.74%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.68%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 24 (25.26%) Scrum Master
3 16 (16.84%) Project Manager
4 13 (13.68%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Transition Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Salesforce Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Service Transition Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Velocity
2 5 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.16%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) SOAP
3 3 (3.16%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Avro
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.05%) Jinja
4 1 (1.05%) Kafka
4 1 (1.05%) LINQ
4 1 (1.05%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) OpenVMS
1 3 (3.16%) Unix
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) Scrum
3 27 (28.42%) Kanban
4 26 (27.37%) SDLC
5 25 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (21.05%) User Stories
7 15 (15.79%) Project Management
8 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
9 12 (12.63%) ITIL
9 12 (12.63%) SOA
10 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.47%) Change Management
12 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (7.37%) Coaching
14 7 (7.37%) DevOps
14 7 (7.37%) Test Management
14 7 (7.37%) TOGAF
15 6 (6.32%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) Java
2 9 (9.47%) SQL
3 6 (6.32%) Python
4 4 (4.21%) VBScript
5 3 (3.16%) Fortran
6 2 (2.11%) C
6 2 (2.11%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
2 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.05%) PgMP
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) PMO
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
3 2 (2.11%) KVM
3 2 (2.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.05%) Ansible
3 1 (1.05%) Grafana
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) Casewise
4 3 (3.16%) HP
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) SAP
4 3 (3.16%) Workday
5 2 (2.11%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Mirantis
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore