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 3 months to 24 April 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.67% 2.61% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.08% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 33
Median daily rate £425 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £341 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £519 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year +8.67% +37.56%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 876 910 1069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.51% 84.97% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 495 516
Median daily rate £411 £410 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +15.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Milton Keynes -5 23 £425 +4.61% 3
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) ISEB
5 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
5 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) User Stories
6 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Windows
6 7 (17.95%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.38%) JIRA
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) V-Model
8 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (12.82%) RUP
8 5 (12.82%) CRM
8 5 (12.82%) RAD
8 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.82%) Unified Process
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory

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 2 (5.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.56%) HBase
1 1 (2.56%) Impala
1 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.56%) Redis
1 1 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) MSTest
3 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Appium
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) Calabash
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 14 (35.90%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Digital Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Digital Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.13%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Strategy Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) SailPoint
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) SAML
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.51%) SDLC
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) User Stories
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) RAD
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.82%) RUP
6 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Unified Process
6 5 (12.82%) V-Model
7 4 (10.26%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Microservices
8 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) ISEB
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Pega
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) SAP