Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 90 63
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27 +44
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 109 62 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.79% 1.62% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.95% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 97
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +6.34% +0.93%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £306
90th Percentile £655 £925 £475
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.64% - -

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 3,316 3,181 3,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.98% 83.03% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,662 1,545 2,081
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.33%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 126 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -10.45% -25.56%
10th Percentile £8.04 £11.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.25 £37.88
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.39% -12.09% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +9 23 £450 +10.43% 7
Maidenhead 0 15 £488 +14.71% 3
Wokingham -2 11 £406 -
Bracknell +6 10 £404 +9.86%
Slough -6 4 £488 +2.63% 2
Ascot - 1 £288 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 103 (94.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) Telecoms
3 32 (29.36%) Scrum
4 26 (23.85%) Finance
4 26 (23.85%) SDLC
5 25 (22.94%) Kanban
6 23 (21.10%) Project Management
7 22 (20.18%) Degree
8 21 (19.27%) User Stories
9 20 (18.35%) Velocity
10 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (13.76%) Business Analysis
11 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (12.84%) Retail
12 14 (12.84%) DevOps
13 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
14 12 (11.01%) SOA
15 11 (10.09%) SQL
15 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
15 11 (10.09%) PMI Certification
15 11 (10.09%) Programme Management
16 10 (9.17%) Migration
16 10 (9.17%) PgMP
16 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
16 10 (9.17%) Programme Delivery
17 9 (8.26%) SaaS
17 9 (8.26%) PaaS
17 9 (8.26%) JIRA
17 9 (8.26%) Coaching
17 9 (8.26%) Change 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 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Sonata
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) PaaS
1 9 (8.26%) SaaS
2 4 (3.67%) BrowserStack
2 4 (3.67%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.75%) Force.com
3 3 (2.75%) Heroku
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.92%) CloudSense
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.92%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) GIS
2 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) JIRA
2 6 (5.50%) Zephyr
3 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.59%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.59%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.75%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (2.75%) Rational Rose
4 3 (2.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) GitLab
5 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (35.78%) Telecoms
2 26 (23.85%) Finance
3 14 (12.84%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Billing
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Analyst
2 26 (23.85%) Scrum Master
3 19 (17.43%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
5 8 (7.34%) IT Manager
5 8 (7.34%) Programme Manager
6 7 (6.42%) IT Programme Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Transformation Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Transition Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Telecoms Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) Velocity
2 4 (3.67%) SOAP
3 3 (2.75%) Web Services
3 3 (2.75%) XML
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Avro
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.92%) CSS
5 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.92%) LINQ
5 1 (0.92%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.75%) User Experience
2 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.83%) Infotainment
3 2 (1.83%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Unix
2 3 (2.75%) OpenVMS
3 2 (1.83%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (94.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) Scrum
3 26 (23.85%) SDLC
4 25 (22.94%) Kanban
5 23 (21.10%) Project Management
6 21 (19.27%) User Stories
7 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.76%) Business Analysis
8 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (12.84%) DevOps
10 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.01%) SOA
12 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
12 11 (10.09%) Programme Management
13 10 (9.17%) Migration
13 10 (9.17%) Programme Delivery
13 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.26%) Change Management
14 9 (8.26%) Coaching
15 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) Java
3 6 (5.50%) Python
3 6 (5.50%) VBScript
4 3 (2.75%) C#
4 3 (2.75%) Fortran
5 1 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.92%) PHP
5 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) PMI Certification
3 10 (9.17%) PgMP
4 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) PMO
2 4 (3.67%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.34%) SAP
2 5 (4.59%) HP
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.67%) Workday
4 3 (2.75%) Casewise
4 3 (2.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.83%) FNZ
5 2 (1.83%) hybris
6 1 (0.92%) Apigee
6 1 (0.92%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.92%) Capita
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.92%) Sitecore