Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 21 November 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 48 81
Rank change year-on-year -13 +33 -25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% 1.61% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.95% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Cambridge median daily rate £210 £381 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.92% -30.68% +35.38%
10th Percentile £205 £230 £350
90th Percentile £215 £514 £585
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £210 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -55.79% -13.64% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 590 513 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.69% 82.74% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 261 541
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £215 £250 £263
90th Percentile £564 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £52.88 £58.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Cambridge

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) RPG
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) IIBA
3 2 (50.00%) CBAP
3 2 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (50.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Robotics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Remediation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) CBAP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) IIBA
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM