Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 4 August 2021 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
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 82 108
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 -36
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 42 27 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.88% 1.62% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.94% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 40
10th Percentile £153 £237 £355
25th Percentile £302 £284 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £466 £463 £473
Median % change year-on-year +0.81% -2.12% +2.16%
75th Percentile £569 £500 £518
90th Percentile £663 £565 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,907 1,389 3,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.40% 83.57% 85.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 871 2,171
10th Percentile £158 £250 £275
25th Percentile £300 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £538 £530 £525
90th Percentile £613 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 76 190
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £10.13
25th Percentile £12.56 £14.75 £12.90
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.70 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -35.22% +41.14% +1.04%
75th Percentile £33.56 £48.32 £45.00
90th Percentile £51.61 £59.95 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.95 £25.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year -8.22% +9.03% +14.65%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the East of England

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Waterfall in the East of England

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the East of England

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Waterfall in the East of England

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 August 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -8 18 £475 +46.15% 7
Cambridgeshire -12 12 £260 +4.00% 4
Bedfordshire 0 10 £550 - 1
Essex -5 2 £650 +30.00% 1
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Retail
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Project Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (14.29%) Legal
7 6 (14.29%) JIRA
7 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) IBM Domino
8 5 (11.90%) Change Management
8 5 (11.90%) Time Management
8 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.90%) Network Design
8 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Social Skills
8 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
8 5 (11.90%) Xerox
8 5 (11.90%) Wireframes
8 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.52%) Coaching
9 4 (9.52%) User Experience
9 4 (9.52%) Prototyping
9 4 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.90%) IBM Domino
2 3 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (7.14%) Sketch
1 3 (7.14%) Zeplin
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CodeCommit
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (2.38%) Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Pipelines
3 1 (2.38%) GCP
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) IPv4
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) REST Assured
2 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) GitLab
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Retail
3 6 (14.29%) Legal
3 6 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
4 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
4 5 (11.90%) Social Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Local Government
6 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (2.38%) Games
7 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 6 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Environment And Release Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Supply Chain Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) JSON
1 4 (9.52%) SOAP
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) RESTEasy
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) Django
4 1 (2.38%) Express
4 1 (2.38%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Legacy Systems
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) W3C
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
1 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (19.05%) Project Delivery
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.90%) Network Design
6 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Time Management
6 5 (11.90%) Wireframes
7 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 4 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
7 4 (9.52%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Java
1 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) IIBA
2 1 (2.38%) MAPM
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Xerox
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) hybris
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Alibaba
5 1 (2.38%) Cadence
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Workday