Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 99 95
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 102 98 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.98% 2.01% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.47% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 84
East of England median daily rate £416 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £315 £224 £358
90th Percentile £520 £538 £534
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £36.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.83% - -
England median hourly rate £36.50 £36.14 £24.37
% change year-on-year +1.00% +48.33% -40.93%

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 4265 3967 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.39% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2302 2704
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in the East of England

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the East of England

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall in the East of England.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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 +3 34 £450 +12.50% 7
Essex -27 23 £403 +23.85% 1
Bedfordshire -4 20 £415 -12.58% 4
Norfolk +7 12 £425 +6.25% 4
Suffolk +11 6 £450 +38.46%
Cambridgeshire -23 6 - - 3
East Anglia -2 1 - -
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 96 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.33%) Finance
3 27 (26.47%) Project Management
4 23 (22.55%) PRINCE2
4 23 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (20.59%) Change Management
6 19 (18.63%) JIRA
7 18 (17.65%) User Stories
8 17 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 17 (16.67%) ISEB
9 16 (15.69%) Scrum
10 15 (14.71%) HP
11 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
13 12 (11.76%) Retail
13 12 (11.76%) SDLC
13 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.80%) SQL
15 10 (9.80%) Coaching
15 10 (9.80%) Dependency Management
16 9 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
16 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
16 9 (8.82%) Workflow
16 9 (8.82%) ISTQB
17 8 (7.84%) Matrix Management
17 8 (7.84%) Use Case

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 6 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.94%) Pentaho
3 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.96%) DB2
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.98%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) JIRA
2 11 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) Selenium
4 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.94%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Mockito
6 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Retail
3 7 (6.86%) Law
3 7 (6.86%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Billing
4 2 (1.96%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Analyst
2 23 (22.55%) Business Analyst
3 20 (19.61%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.78%) Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Consultant
5 10 (9.80%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Product Manager
6 9 (8.82%) Tester
7 8 (7.84%) Development Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Junior
7 8 (7.84%) Product Development Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Software Tester
8 7 (6.86%) Applications Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Junior Software Tester
8 7 (6.86%) Junior Tester
8 7 (6.86%) Security Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Security Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) .NET
1 5 (4.90%) SOAP
2 4 (3.92%) WCF
3 3 (2.94%) CSS
3 3 (2.94%) CSS3
3 3 (2.94%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) HTML5
3 3 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.96%) Java EE
4 2 (1.96%) JMS
4 2 (1.96%) REST
4 2 (1.96%) Spring
4 2 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
5 1 (0.98%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.98%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) EPoS
6 2 (1.96%) iSeries
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) IVR
7 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.98%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Windows
1 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.47%) Project Management
3 23 (22.55%) PRINCE2
3 23 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (20.59%) Change Management
5 18 (17.65%) User Stories
6 17 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 16 (15.69%) Scrum
8 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
9 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.76%) SDLC
10 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Coaching
11 10 (9.80%) Dependency Management
12 9 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (8.82%) Workflow
13 8 (7.84%) CRM
13 8 (7.84%) Information Security
13 8 (7.84%) Matrix Management
13 8 (7.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) SQL
2 7 (6.86%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.96%) C
4 2 (1.96%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) RPG
5 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) ISEB
2 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.96%) CBAP
7 2 (1.96%) IIBA
7 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) MCSD
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) NIST 800
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) PMO
3 3 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.98%) COBIT
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
4 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.98%) hybris
5 1 (0.98%) Planview
5 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow