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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / East of England
Rank 67 66 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 59 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.72% 2.38% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.94% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 38
Median daily rate £450 £438 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +1.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £358 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £526 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1796 1971 2038
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.69% 80.71% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1172 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire +16 24 £563 +25.00% 6
Bedfordshire +3 11 £450 +2.85% 5
Essex -17 9 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 8 £300 -41.17% 4
Suffolk -2 7 £385 +10.00% 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 89 (87.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) Oracle
3 22 (21.57%) Project Management
4 20 (19.61%) PRINCE2
5 18 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
6 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
7 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.75%) Finance
8 13 (12.75%) SQL
8 13 (12.75%) Information Security
8 13 (12.75%) Retail
9 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 12 (11.76%) ITIL
10 11 (10.78%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (10.78%) Java
10 11 (10.78%) Middleware
11 10 (9.80%) Scrum
11 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.80%) Analytics
12 9 (8.82%) Database Security
12 9 (8.82%) Data Analytics
12 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database
12 9 (8.82%) DevOps
12 9 (8.82%) Security Architecture
12 9 (8.82%) Big Data
12 9 (8.82%) Big Data Analytics
12 9 (8.82%) SDLC
12 9 (8.82%) Migration

Waterfall
Top Related 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%) CMS
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.92%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) Documentum
4 2 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.94%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (1.96%) Unica
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) SaaS
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle CX
2 4 (3.92%) PaaS
3 3 (2.94%) G Suite
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.98%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.98%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (1.96%) DSL
2 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.96%) Frame Relay
2 2 (1.96%) LAN
2 2 (1.96%) MPLS
2 2 (1.96%) Skype
2 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) WAN
2 2 (1.96%) Wireless
2 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (8.82%) Big Data
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (7.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (6.86%) Pentaho
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) JIRA
2 3 (2.94%) CA Gen
3 2 (1.96%) MSI
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
1 13 (12.75%) Retail
2 6 (5.88%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Law
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Billing
5 2 (1.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Project Manager
2 20 (19.61%) Analyst
3 17 (16.67%) Consultant
4 15 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Architect
6 13 (12.75%) Applications Consultant
6 13 (12.75%) Security Consultant
7 11 (10.78%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Developer
8 8 (7.84%) ETL Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Pentaho Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Product Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (4.90%) Development Manager
11 5 (4.90%) Product Development Manager
11 5 (4.90%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
12 4 (3.92%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) Middleware
2 7 (6.86%) .NET
3 4 (3.92%) J2EE
3 4 (3.92%) Web Services
4 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.94%) Java EE
5 2 (1.96%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.96%) OAuth
5 2 (1.96%) Velocity
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.98%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) PMI
3 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.98%) AS400
4 1 (0.98%) ASIC
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.98%) EPoS
4 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.98%) Fintech
4 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Social Media
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.94%) MVS
3 3 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (87.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.57%) Project Management
3 20 (19.61%) PRINCE2
4 18 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.75%) Information Security
8 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 12 (11.76%) ITIL
9 10 (9.80%) Analytics
9 10 (9.80%) Scrum
10 9 (8.82%) Big Data Analytics
10 9 (8.82%) Data Analytics
10 9 (8.82%) Database Security
10 9 (8.82%) DevOps
10 9 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 9 (8.82%) Migration
10 9 (8.82%) SDLC
10 9 (8.82%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.92%) PHP
5 3 (2.94%) C#
5 3 (2.94%) Perl
5 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (3.92%) ISEB
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) CCNP
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) GDPR
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) JDA
3 5 (4.90%) HP
4 4 (3.92%) IBM
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) Pega
4 4 (3.92%) VMware
5 3 (2.94%) BEA
5 3 (2.94%) Google
5 3 (2.94%) Informatica
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
5 3 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.94%) webMethods
5 3 (2.94%) WSO2
6 2 (1.96%) BMC
6 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.96%) TIBCO