Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 65 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 32 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.15% 3.32% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 3.99% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £316
90th Percentile £606 £548 £515
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.36% - -
South East median hourly rate £75.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year +36.36% - -

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 1,300 1,731 1,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.48% 83.30% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 898 801
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £227 £255 £259
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 73 47
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.58 £14.05 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.15% -12.19% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.30 £10.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.76% -9.68%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 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
Milton Keynes -6 27 £450 +28.57%
High Wycombe - 5 £308 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) CRM
4 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 5 (15.63%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) CMS
7 4 (12.50%) e-Learning
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) DSDM
7 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Marketing
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
8 3 (9.38%) SaaS

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 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Product Owner
5 3 (9.38%) Project Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Salesforce Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Salesforce Solution Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Service Owner
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Change Manager
6 2 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (21.88%) CRM
3 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (12.50%) DSDM
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
6 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) APMP
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GxP
2 2 (6.25%) PMO
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) Dell
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Capita