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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
Rank 52 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.12% 3.96% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 4.72% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £407
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.28%  
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 375 381 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.44% 83.92% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 208 192
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Southend-on-Sea -27 4 - -
Colchester - 1 £425 - 1
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
6 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) SAP Data Services
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
6 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (27.59%) ETL
6 8 (27.59%) OO
6 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (27.59%) RUP
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (27.59%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) Pentaho
8 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (20.69%) Coaching
8 6 (20.69%) Change Management
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.24%) Matrix Management
9 5 (17.24%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (13.79%) Marketing

Waterfall
Top Related 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 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle CX
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) G Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (6.90%) DSL
1 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Frame Relay
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) MPLS
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 8 (27.59%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) SAP Data Services
3 7 (24.14%) Pentaho
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) CA Gen
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) ETL Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Pentaho Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Product Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Development Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Product Development Manager
4 5 (17.24%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Product Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) PMI
1 2 (6.90%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) ETL
4 8 (27.59%) OO
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (27.59%) RUP
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Coaching
6 5 (17.24%) Matrix Management
6 5 (17.24%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
7 4 (13.79%) Presales
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) BEA
2 3 (10.34%) Informatica
2 3 (10.34%) Pega
2 3 (10.34%) webMethods
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) SAP