Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 68 95
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -36
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 94 111 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.26% 2.82% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.28% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 57 33
Berkshire median daily rate £398 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +4.94% +7.00%
10th Percentile £210 £313 £315
90th Percentile £500 £645 £860
South East median daily rate £450 £460 £425
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 - £36.00
10th Percentile £76.50 - £34.00
90th Percentile £87.50 - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +106.45% +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 3,645 3,386 3,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.58% 86.11% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,775 1,710 1,601
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £263
90th Percentile £612 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 79 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +43.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -13.04%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +1 27 £428 -3.93% 4
Bracknell +8 16 £403 -0.31% 2
Maidenhead +10 11 £381 -21.79% 1
Newbury - 4 - - 2
Slough 0 3 £220 -54.87%
Wokingham -10 3 £425 +4.62% 2
Windsor - 1 £325 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 78 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) ITIL
2 24 (25.53%) Degree
3 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
4 21 (22.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
5 20 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (19.15%) COBIT
6 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
6 18 (19.15%) Strategic Roadmap
6 18 (19.15%) Architecture Roadmap
7 17 (18.09%) Conceptual Models
7 17 (18.09%) Project Management
8 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
8 15 (15.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
9 14 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (14.89%) TOGAF
9 14 (14.89%) Information Management
9 14 (14.89%) SDLC
10 12 (12.77%) Architectural Design
10 12 (12.77%) Scrum
10 12 (12.77%) Finance
11 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.70%) QA
11 11 (11.70%) Coaching
11 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.64%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (10.64%) Azure
13 9 (9.57%) SaaS

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 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.06%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Azure
2 9 (9.57%) IaaS
2 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 9 (9.57%) SaaS
3 6 (6.38%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) AWS
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Force.com
4 1 (1.06%) G Suite
4 1 (1.06%) GitHub
4 1 (1.06%) Google Sheets
4 1 (1.06%) Heroku
4 1 (1.06%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) 3G
1 2 (2.13%) LAN
1 2 (2.13%) LTE
1 2 (2.13%) Network Security
1 2 (2.13%) SSH
1 2 (2.13%) UMTS
1 2 (2.13%) VoLTE
1 2 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) 5G
2 1 (1.06%) Broadband
2 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) HBase
3 1 (1.06%) Power BI
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.06%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Appium
3 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.06%) NUnit
3 1 (1.06%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.06%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.77%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Analyst
2 22 (23.40%) Architect
3 16 (17.02%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Scrum Master
6 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Logistics Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Office 365 Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.26%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Transition Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Logistics Coordinator
8 3 (3.19%) Product Owner
8 3 (3.19%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) HTML
2 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 3 (3.19%) React Native
3 3 (3.19%) Redux
3 3 (3.19%) REST
4 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 2 (2.13%) Ajax
4 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (2.13%) HTML5
4 2 (2.13%) jQuery
4 2 (2.13%) Laravel
4 2 (2.13%) React
4 2 (2.13%) Velocity
4 2 (2.13%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) Yii
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) ATL
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.06%) FMCG
7 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.06%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.06%) Android
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) ITIL
3 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
4 21 (22.34%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (19.15%) Architecture Roadmap
6 18 (19.15%) Strategic Roadmap
7 17 (18.09%) Conceptual Models
7 17 (18.09%) Project Management
8 15 (15.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (14.89%) Information Management
9 14 (14.89%) SDLC
9 14 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (14.89%) TOGAF
10 12 (12.77%) Architectural Design
10 12 (12.77%) Scrum
11 11 (11.70%) Coaching
12 10 (10.64%) Technical Leadership
13 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) Fortran
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.06%) ABAP
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) HNC
4 7 (7.45%) HND
5 5 (5.32%) ISEB
6 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CISM
7 1 (1.06%) CISSP
7 1 (1.06%) CRISC
7 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) COBIT
2 11 (11.70%) QA
3 8 (8.51%) PMO
4 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) GENBAND
3 2 (2.13%) Google
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) Workday
4 1 (1.06%) Casewise
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.06%) Informatica
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Tableau