Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 January 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 65 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.83% 2.46% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.92% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 38
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £344 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.06% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £339 £300
90th Percentile £469 £573 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 - £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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,894 1,402 1,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.53% 84.15% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 767 984
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £251
90th Percentile £538 £566 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 56 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.15 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.00 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -18.33% +62.16%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Buckinghamshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Buckinghamshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Buckinghamshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Milton Keynes -11 51 £350 -18.60% 2
Aylesbury - 5 £280 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 60 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
3 23 (35.38%) CRM
4 17 (26.15%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (26.15%) ITIL
4 17 (26.15%) Spring
5 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 15 (23.08%) Eclipse
5 15 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 12 (18.46%) ISEB
7 11 (16.92%) SQL
8 10 (15.38%) ETL
8 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.38%) Finance
8 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.85%) Retail
9 9 (13.85%) IBM
9 9 (13.85%) Oracle
10 8 (12.31%) J2EE
10 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
10 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (12.31%) JMS
10 8 (12.31%) Quality Management
10 8 (12.31%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (12.31%) Scrum
10 8 (12.31%) MVC

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (10.77%) Apache
3 7 (10.77%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.15%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.08%) OLAP
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data
8 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
3 7 (10.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) German Language
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Analyst
3 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
4 15 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Business Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Test Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) Database Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Database Developer
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (7.69%) Web Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Web Analytics Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Digital Agile Project Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) Spring
2 15 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.31%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (12.31%) J2EE
4 8 (12.31%) JMS
4 8 (12.31%) Spring Integration
4 8 (12.31%) Spring MVC
4 8 (12.31%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (10.77%) Apache CXF
5 7 (10.77%) JDBC
5 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (10.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) OAuth
7 1 (1.54%) Ajax
7 1 (1.54%) Node.js
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) CRM
3 17 (26.15%) ITIL
4 10 (15.38%) ETL
4 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.31%) Analytics
5 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.31%) MVC
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.31%) Quality Management
5 8 (12.31%) Scrum
6 7 (10.77%) DSDM
6 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Validation
6 7 (10.77%) Web Analytics
7 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) IBM
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Adobe
3 4 (6.15%) HP
3 4 (6.15%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) Cloudera