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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 76 91
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 29 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.60% 1.83% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.27% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 27
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

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 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +18 8 £365 -18.88% 3
Bracknell 0 7 - -
Newbury -1 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Wokingham +1 1 - -
Maidenhead -7 1 £500 +56.25% 5
Waterfall
South East

Waterfall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 60 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 18 (26.47%) SDLC
3 17 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
4 13 (19.12%) .NET
5 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.65%) User Stories
6 11 (16.18%) Data Protection
6 11 (16.18%) Service Management
7 10 (14.71%) Finance
7 10 (14.71%) SQL
7 10 (14.71%) Project Management
7 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
7 10 (14.71%) QA
7 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Java
8 9 (13.24%) Oracle
8 9 (13.24%) Web Services
9 8 (11.76%) Degree
9 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) ServiceNow
10 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.29%) Kanban
11 6 (8.82%) Windows
11 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
11 6 (8.82%) C#
11 6 (8.82%) Test Management
11 6 (8.82%) JIRA
11 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis

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 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.94%) CMS
1 2 (2.94%) JBoss
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) HFM
2 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.47%) Primavera
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.47%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
1 2 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) RTP
2 1 (1.47%) VoIP
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) JUnit
3 4 (5.88%) Maven
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.94%) Capybara
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) Hudson
5 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.94%) TestLink
5 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.47%) JMeter
6 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.47%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Automotive
7 1 (1.47%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Scrum Master
4 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Transition Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) Web Services
3 5 (7.35%) Velocity
4 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) Spring
5 3 (4.41%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.94%) Java EE
6 2 (2.94%) JSON
6 2 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.47%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.47%) CSS3
7 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) LESS
7 1 (1.47%) Node.js
7 1 (1.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (1.47%) AS400
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 18 (26.47%) SDLC
3 17 (25.00%) Scrum
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.65%) User Stories
5 11 (16.18%) Data Protection
5 11 (16.18%) Service Management
6 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.29%) Kanban
8 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) DevOps
8 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.82%) Test Management
9 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) C#
3 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) C
4 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.88%) Sun Certification
5 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.41%) PgMP
5 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.94%) PMO
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.47%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.88%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) CA
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 2 (2.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.47%) Genesys
6 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
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