Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 94 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 88 84 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.13% 2.04% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.42% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 45
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -12.73% +8.55%
10th Percentile £319 £302 £306
90th Percentile £546 £568 £463
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
South East median hourly rate £39.95 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.97% - -

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 3,550 3,470 3,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.77% 84.43% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,688 1,799 1,724
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £270 £248
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 88 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -21.83% -30.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.80 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -22.41%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -9 18 £450 -3.23% 14
Wokingham - 13 £425 - 3
Maidenhead +4 8 £588 +89.52% 2
Bracknell -12 8 £338 +2.27% 1
Newbury +5 4 £600 +108.70% 3
Slough -9 3 £425 -22.73% 1
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Scrum
3 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 25 (28.41%) Kanban
5 24 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (26.14%) SDLC
7 16 (18.18%) Project Management
8 15 (17.05%) User Stories
9 14 (15.91%) ITIL
10 13 (14.77%) Change Management
10 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
11 11 (12.50%) Velocity
11 11 (12.50%) Java
12 10 (11.36%) Test Management
12 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
13 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.23%) Finance
13 9 (10.23%) Retail
14 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 8 (9.09%) JIRA
14 8 (9.09%) DevOps
15 7 (7.95%) Coaching
15 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
16 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
16 6 (6.82%) Degree
16 6 (6.82%) Requirements Management
16 6 (6.82%) QA
16 6 (6.82%) V-Model
16 6 (6.82%) SOA

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 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Force.com
2 3 (3.41%) Heroku
3 2 (2.27%) G Suite
3 2 (2.27%) Slack
3 2 (2.27%) Trello
3 2 (2.27%) Yammer
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.14%) Apigee
4 1 (1.14%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) npm
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) LAN
1 4 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.14%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.14%) GIS
2 1 (1.14%) InfluxDB
2 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) GitLab
2 3 (3.41%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.14%) Buildbot
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Grunt
4 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.14%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Billing
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 21 (23.86%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.23%) Architect
5 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Transition Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
7 3 (3.41%) Salesforce Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Transition Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Velocity
2 6 (6.82%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (3.41%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) .NET
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.14%) Jinja
5 1 (1.14%) JSON
5 1 (1.14%) Kafka
5 1 (1.14%) RESTful
5 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) TM Forum
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.14%) Unix
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Scrum
3 25 (28.41%) Kanban
4 24 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (26.14%) SDLC
6 16 (18.18%) Project Management
7 15 (17.05%) User Stories
8 14 (15.91%) ITIL
9 13 (14.77%) Change Management
9 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.36%) Test Management
10 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.09%) DevOps
12 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.95%) Coaching
14 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
14 6 (6.82%) Requirements Management
14 6 (6.82%) SOA
14 6 (6.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (6.82%) SQL
3 4 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (3.41%) Fortran
5 2 (2.27%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ISEB
3 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PMP
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) PMO
3 3 (3.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) KVM
2 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.55%) VMware
3 3 (3.41%) Google
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) Mirantis
4 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) Apiary
5 1 (1.14%) Casewise
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.14%) Workday
5 1 (1.14%) WSO2