Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 84 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 -33 +22
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 2.25% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.70% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 35
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £328 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.04% -23.84% +7.50%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £354
90th Percentile £615 £469 £558
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year -37.50% - -

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 1,488 1,966 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.41% 83.31% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 914 797
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £223
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -6.66%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £34.13 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 23 £500 +51.52% 4
High Wycombe - 3 £320 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) PRINCE2
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Automotive
7 5 (17.86%) B2C
7 5 (17.86%) German Language
8 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) Legal
8 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (10.71%) User Stories
9 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
9 3 (10.71%) Docker
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization

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 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Appium
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) Calabash
2 1 (3.57%) ERwin
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Automotive
3 5 (17.86%) German Language
4 4 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 4 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Call Centre Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Product Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Product Marketing Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) React
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) PRINCE2
3 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
7 5 (17.86%) B2C
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (10.71%) Design Thinking
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (10.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMP
3 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (3.57%) APMP
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Tableau
2 1 (3.57%) Workday