Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 23 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.88% 3.88% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 4.55% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 37
Essex median daily rate £403 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.85% -27.78% -12.20%
10th Percentile £321 £224 £400
90th Percentile £562 £474 £488
East of England median daily rate £418 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +1.21% -8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Essex median hourly rate £30.00 £36.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.83% - -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £36.07 -
% change year-on-year -16.83% - -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 683 747 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.59% 85.27% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 451 518
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 140 144
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +1.44% +5.93%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Essex

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Essex

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Essex

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Essex

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Southend-on-Sea -28 17 £418 -
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 14 (60.87%) Project Management
3 13 (56.52%) Change Management
4 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
5 10 (43.48%) Coaching
5 10 (43.48%) Dependency Management
6 8 (34.78%) Matrix Management
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (30.43%) Project Governance
7 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) ISEB
8 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 5 (21.74%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
10 3 (13.04%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Selenium
10 3 (13.04%) Test Management
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
10 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
10 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
10 3 (13.04%) BDD

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
1 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
2 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Product Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Development Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Product Development Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Development Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Development Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Product Manager
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Product Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 14 (60.87%) Project Management
3 13 (56.52%) Change Management
4 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
5 10 (43.48%) Coaching
5 10 (43.48%) Dependency Management
6 8 (34.78%) Matrix Management
6 8 (34.78%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (30.43%) Project Governance
7 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 5 (21.74%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) BDD
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
10 3 (13.04%) Test Management
10 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central