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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 44 91
Rank change year-on-year -30 +47  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 30 91 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.64% 3.85% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 4.83% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 65 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1488 1886 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.13% 79.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1038 972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -33 5 £440 +19.72% 4
Maidenhead -3 4 - -
Bracknell +8 2 £405 +15.71%
Newbury +3 2 £360 -15.29%
Slough 0 2 £400 +6.66% 2
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) SDLC
4 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
4 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 12 (20.69%) Project Management
7 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
7 11 (18.97%) .NET
8 10 (17.24%) Finance
8 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
9 9 (15.52%) SQL
10 8 (13.79%) Web Services
10 8 (13.79%) CRM
10 8 (13.79%) Service Management
10 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.07%) Marketing
11 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
11 7 (12.07%) Windows
11 7 (12.07%) Java
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
11 7 (12.07%) Kanban
12 6 (10.34%) Degree
12 6 (10.34%) SaaS
12 6 (10.34%) DevOps
12 6 (10.34%) C
13 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
13 5 (8.62%) Retail

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 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) JBoss
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) NetSuite
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.72%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) SaaS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) JUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Developer
2 9 (15.52%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Transformation Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Transformation Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.45%) Java EE
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
3 2 (3.45%) Spring
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (1.72%) AS400
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) SDLC
4 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 12 (20.69%) Project Management
7 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) CRM
8 8 (13.79%) Service Management
9 7 (12.07%) Kanban
9 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
11 5 (8.62%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.62%) Programme Delivery
11 5 (8.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) C
4 4 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.34%) Degree
3 5 (8.62%) PgMP
3 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) PMP
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.45%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GDPR
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Marketo
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) CA
5 2 (3.45%) Remedy
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.45%) VMware