The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 32 48 59
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.88% 1.49% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 1.96% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Median daily rate £563 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £401 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 484 509 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.32% 75.63% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 273 276
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Welwyn Garden City +4 6 - -
Watford 0 2 - - 3
Hatfield - 2 £288 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
3 13 (41.94%) Information Security
4 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
5 11 (35.48%) Middleware
6 10 (32.26%) Analytics
7 9 (29.03%) Data Analytics
7 9 (29.03%) Database Security
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Information Assurance
7 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
7 9 (29.03%) Big Data
7 9 (29.03%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (25.81%) Retail
8 8 (25.81%) SOA
8 8 (25.81%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) JDA
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (12.90%) Law
12 4 (12.90%) Scrum
12 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
12 4 (12.90%) Release Management
12 4 (12.90%) OWASP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) G Suite
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Applications Consultant
1 13 (41.94%) Consultant
1 13 (41.94%) Security Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
1 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Information Security
2 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
3 10 (32.26%) Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Big Data Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Data Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Database Security
4 9 (29.03%) DevOps
4 9 (29.03%) Information Assurance
4 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
5 8 (25.81%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) OWASP
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) JDA
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.45%) BMC
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) WSO2
4 1 (3.23%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.23%) SAP