Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 89 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 -25 +45
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 76 63 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.93% 1.65% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 96
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.50% -11.35%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £311
90th Percentile £675 £505 £491
South East median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £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 3,323 3,154 4,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,469 2,186
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £251
90th Percentile £589 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -31.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £46.30 £55.33
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 21 £450 +9.09% 5
Maidenhead +3 11 £475 -5.00% 2
Bracknell -5 7 £418 +3.09% 1
Slough -7 2 £488 +18.90% 3
Ascot - 1 £288 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 69 (90.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) Telecoms
3 28 (36.84%) Finance
4 24 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (30.26%) Degree
6 20 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 20 (26.32%) Project Management
6 20 (26.32%) DevOps
7 18 (23.68%) Programme Delivery
7 18 (23.68%) Programme Management
8 17 (22.37%) PMI Certification
9 16 (21.05%) Retail
9 16 (21.05%) PgMP
10 15 (19.74%) Scrum
11 13 (17.11%) Kanban
12 12 (15.79%) SaaS
13 10 (13.16%) PaaS
13 10 (13.16%) User Stories
14 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
14 9 (11.84%) Migration
14 9 (11.84%) Velocity
15 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 8 (10.53%) SDLC
16 7 (9.21%) Coaching
16 7 (9.21%) Decision-Making
16 7 (9.21%) Change Management
16 7 (9.21%) SAP
16 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
16 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
17 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (1.32%) CMS
1 1 (1.32%) Confluence
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sonata
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) SaaS
2 10 (13.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.32%) CloudSense
3 1 (1.32%) Force.com
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) GIS
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Selenium
2 2 (2.63%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (38.16%) Telecoms
2 28 (36.84%) Finance
3 16 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) German Language
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.42%) Scrum Master
3 12 (15.79%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Programme Manager
5 7 (9.21%) IT Programme Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Transformation Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Business Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Platform Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Transformation Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Transformation Director
8 3 (3.95%) Transformation Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Velocity
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Avro
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (1.32%) REST
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Infotainment
3 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.32%) FMCG
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Unix
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (90.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 20 (26.32%) DevOps
3 20 (26.32%) Project Management
4 18 (23.68%) Programme Delivery
4 18 (23.68%) Programme Management
5 15 (19.74%) Scrum
6 13 (17.11%) Kanban
7 10 (13.16%) User Stories
8 9 (11.84%) Migration
8 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.53%) SDLC
10 7 (9.21%) Change Management
10 7 (9.21%) Coaching
10 7 (9.21%) Decision-Making
10 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) Java
2 2 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) VBScript
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) PMI Certification
3 16 (21.05%) PgMP
4 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) PMO
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) SAP
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) FNZ
3 2 (2.63%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) hybris
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) Workday
4 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.32%) Capita
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow