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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 15 August 2022 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
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 89 81
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +31
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 46 42 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.83% 1.87% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.18% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 16
10th Percentile £400 £153 £236
25th Percentile £413 £325 £266
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year -2.12% +5.00% -4.00%
75th Percentile £540 £563 £500
90th Percentile £625 £660 -
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +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 2,123 1,926 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.58% 85.71% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,135 791
10th Percentile £235 £156 £250
25th Percentile £399 £300 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 224 74
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.18
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.72 £15.13
Median hourly rate £26.99 £16.13 £25.35
Median % change year-on-year +67.38% -36.39% +44.86%
75th Percentile £56.00 £33.94 £48.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.90 £59.08
England median hourly rate £31.85 £23.00 £25.17
% change year-on-year +38.48% -8.60% +9.41%

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

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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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -11 18 £425 +41.67% 1
Hertfordshire -8 9 £600 +20.00% 4
Bedfordshire -14 9 £425 -22.73% 2
Essex +11 7 £540 -16.92% 3
Suffolk - 2 £445 - 3
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 45 (97.83%) Agile
2 19 (41.30%) Social Skills
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) SDLC
5 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (21.74%) ERP
5 10 (21.74%) Finance
5 10 (21.74%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (19.57%) User Stories
7 8 (17.39%) DevOps
7 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (17.39%) Change Management
7 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.22%) ISEB
8 7 (15.22%) Degree
8 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.22%) JIRA
8 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.22%) Azure
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Project Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint

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 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Apigee
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
4 1 (2.17%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) Power BI
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.70%) Toad
3 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) JMeter
3 2 (4.35%) Postman
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) TestComplete
3 2 (4.35%) TestRail
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (41.30%) Social Skills
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 6 (13.04%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Project Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.70%) ERP Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) Blazor
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Agile
2 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 10 (21.74%) ERP
4 10 (21.74%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (19.57%) User Stories
6 8 (17.39%) Change Management
6 8 (17.39%) DevOps
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.04%) Project Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Epics
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
1 7 (15.22%) ISEB
2 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PMP
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.17%) VxRail
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.70%) webMethods
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.17%) Epicor
7 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.17%) Planview
7 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.17%) Workday