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 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 64 92
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 55 65 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.33% 2.55% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.18% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 36
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £224 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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 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 1979 2044 2420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.78% 80.13% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4855 4483 4735
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 407 426
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.75 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 0 18 £450 - 5
Bedfordshire -6 13 £444 -6.57% 4
Essex -18 10 £410 +80.21% 1
Norfolk +7 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Suffolk +14 3 £275 -35.29% 3
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £210 -53.59% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 98 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) Risk Management
3 21 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 21 (18.75%) Information Security
3 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 20 (17.86%) Programme Delivery
4 20 (17.86%) Project Management
4 20 (17.86%) Finance
4 20 (17.86%) SQL
5 18 (16.07%) Retail
5 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (16.07%) User Stories
6 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 16 (14.29%) SDLC
7 15 (13.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (13.39%) Oracle
8 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
9 13 (11.61%) JIRA
9 13 (11.61%) Scrum
9 13 (11.61%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
9 13 (11.61%) Law
9 13 (11.61%) OWASP
9 13 (11.61%) NIST 800
10 11 (9.82%) ITIL
10 11 (9.82%) Java
10 11 (9.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (8.93%) 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 7 (6.25%) CMS
1 7 (6.25%) Confluence
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.68%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.68%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) Documentum
5 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.79%) Snagit
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.79%) Unica
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) G Suite
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.79%) Skype
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.14%) Pentaho
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.25%) Big Data
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (4.46%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.57%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.79%) CA Gen
4 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.79%) JUnit
4 2 (1.79%) Mockito
4 2 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) MSI
5 1 (0.89%) NUnit
5 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Retail
3 13 (11.61%) Law
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
5 3 (2.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Analyst
2 21 (18.75%) Consultant
3 20 (17.86%) Applications Consultant
3 20 (17.86%) Security Consultant
4 17 (15.18%) Business Analyst
5 16 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 15 (13.39%) Architect
7 13 (11.61%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (11.61%) Security Technical Consultant
7 13 (11.61%) Technical Consultant
7 13 (11.61%) Technical Security Consultant
8 11 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (8.93%) Developer
10 6 (5.36%) IT Manager
10 6 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Tester
11 5 (4.46%) ETL Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Product Development Manager
11 5 (4.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) Middleware
2 7 (6.25%) Java EE
3 5 (4.46%) .NET
3 5 (4.46%) XML
4 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.57%) SOAP
4 4 (3.57%) Spring
4 4 (3.57%) XSLT
5 3 (2.68%) J2EE
6 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.79%) CSS
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.79%) JMS
6 2 (1.79%) OAuth
6 2 (1.79%) REST
6 2 (1.79%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.79%) WCF
6 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 21 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) AS400
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
1 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) MVS
3 2 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) Risk Management
3 21 (18.75%) Information Security
4 20 (17.86%) Programme Delivery
4 20 (17.86%) Project Management
5 18 (16.07%) User Stories
6 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 16 (14.29%) SDLC
7 15 (13.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
9 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
9 13 (11.61%) OWASP
9 13 (11.61%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (11.61%) Scrum
10 11 (9.82%) ITIL
10 11 (9.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (8.93%) Change Management
11 10 (8.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) Java
3 6 (5.36%) C#
4 2 (1.79%) Perl
4 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) ISEB
2 7 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
4 3 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.89%) CISA
6 1 (0.89%) CISM
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) NIST 800
2 6 (5.36%) GDPR
3 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.79%) PMO
4 2 (1.79%) WCAG
5 1 (0.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.89%) GxP
5 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
2 8 (7.14%) JDA
3 7 (6.25%) HP
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.57%) IBM
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
5 4 (3.57%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.68%) WSO2
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) BEA
7 2 (1.79%) Google
7 2 (1.79%) Informatica
7 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.79%) Pega
7 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.79%) webMethods
8 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.89%) McAfee
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Rate: From £550 to £615 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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