Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 70 64
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 28 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.81% 1.69% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.20% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £481 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £414
90th Percentile £564 £427 £533
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +1.80% -7.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,270 1,091 1,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.99% 76.94% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 618 522
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +7.89%
10th Percentile £239 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £554 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £42.35 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.14% +96.98% -22.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.63 £46.38
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.00% +20.00%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Watford -7 8 - - 7
Hatfield +3 6 £344 +19.57% 2
Hitchin - 2 £481 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 - - 1
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) JIRA
5 6 (21.43%) Workflow
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Legal
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) ISEB
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) OWASP
8 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.71%) Law
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (10.71%) Programme Delivery

Waterfall
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) MSI
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Law
4 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Junior
2 5 (17.86%) Junior Software Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Junior Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Communications Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) Velocity
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) OWASP
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.14%) Business Development
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) NIST 800
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) VMware