Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 52 35
Rank change year-on-year -31 -17 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.63% 4.35% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 4.76% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 12
Croydon median daily rate £450 £385 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -7.78% -12.11%
10th Percentile £347 £357 £316
90th Percentile £714 £525 £490
South London median daily rate £475 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.19% -16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London 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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 786 483 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.61% 91.30% 88.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 189
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £353 £300 £313
90th Percentile £649 £575 £526
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £18.74
% change year-on-year +100.00% +26.72% +17.14%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Croydon

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Croydon

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Croydon

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 Croydon region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Confluence
3 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) iPad
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Puppet
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) iPaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Guidewire
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
5 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Economy
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Biometrics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) Guidewire
3 1 (7.14%) Progress