Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 6 August 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 67 62
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 21 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.33% 1.81% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.09% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - +89.47%
10th Percentile £202 £364 £391
90th Percentile £500 £532 £656
East of England median daily rate £475 £469 £463
% change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 345 1,006 930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 89.38% 86.80% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 562 472
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £631 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 97 86
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% - -46.97%
10th Percentile £13.86 £10.31 £11.17
90th Percentile £46.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -33.81%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Cambridgeshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Waterfall in Cambridgeshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Cambridgeshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Cambridge +27 9 £350 -22.22%
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Project Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 3 (33.33%) TMMi
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) CMMI
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Epics
5 1 (11.11%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (11.11%) Power Platform
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
5 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
5 1 (11.11%) Power BI
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) SAP PI

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Power Platform
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache NiFi
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
1 1 (11.11%) Velocity
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) CMMI
3 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) TMMi
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau