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 3 months to 28 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.48% 3.04% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.81% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 15
Median daily rate £300 £505 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.59% +16.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £365 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 428 499 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.41% 79.84% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 299 271
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 56
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +76.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Cambridgeshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Peterborough -1 5 £238 -
Cambridge +6 2 £525 +31.25% 4
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) GDPR
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Documentum
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) ASIC
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) ArchiMate
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) GDPR
2 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) WSO2