Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 47 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.40% 6.47% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 7.33% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 13
Essex median daily rate £496 £428 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.08% -12.76% +17.37%
10th Percentile £469 £363 £380
90th Percentile £501 £500 £625
East of England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £30.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 454 737 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 79.23% 88.26% 87.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 436 384
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% +30.67%
10th Percentile £200 £325 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 37
Essex median hourly rate £20.74 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.68% -54.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £14.82 £11.82 £15.75
90th Percentile £26.05 £50.25 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -48.57% +6.06%

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 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 24 February 2020. 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 +10 4 £496 +13.43% 2
Colchester - 2 - -
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) Workshop Facilitation
2 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (50.00%) Conflict Management
3 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) JSON

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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle CX
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Product Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Workshop Facilitation
2 4 (50.00%) Conflict Management
2 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (25.00%) Content Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle