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 3 months to 28 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.35% 3.66% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 4.09% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £401 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £563 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 220 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 92.49% 89.43% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 149 89
Median daily rate £500 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) TestRail
5 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (17.65%) iPad
6 3 (17.65%) Guidewire
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Subversion
7 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.76%) Gradle
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Groovy
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Unix

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 1 (5.88%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) TestRail
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Economy
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) UAT Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Groovy
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Guidewire
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle