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 29 June 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 44 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 19 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.97% 2.39% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.04% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
10th Percentile £378 £403 £296
90th Percentile £493 £533 £535
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £39.50 -

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 510 527 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.69% 78.66% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1081 1254
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.15%  
10th Percentile £263 £275 £281
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 151
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
10th Percentile £11.91 £15.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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
Watford - 6 £375 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +7 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £500 -
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Management Information System
3 20 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 20 (45.45%) Information Security
3 20 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 20 (45.45%) Programme Delivery
4 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (29.55%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (29.55%) OWASP
7 13 (29.55%) Law
7 13 (29.55%) NIST 800
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle
9 9 (20.45%) SOA
9 9 (20.45%) Middleware
9 9 (20.45%) Retail
10 8 (18.18%) JDA
10 8 (18.18%) Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) Database Security
11 7 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (15.91%) Big Data
11 7 (15.91%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) Data Analytics
11 7 (15.91%) DevOps
11 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
11 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
12 6 (13.64%) Workflow
13 5 (11.36%) Finance
13 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) G Suite
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 13 (29.55%) Law
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 5 (11.36%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Applications Consultant
1 20 (45.45%) Consultant
1 20 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Information Security Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Security Technical Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Technical Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Technical Security Consultant
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Junior
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Software Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Test Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) CSS3
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Management Information System
2 20 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Information Security
2 20 (45.45%) Programme Delivery
2 20 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (29.55%) OWASP
5 13 (29.55%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (20.45%) SOA
7 8 (18.18%) Analytics
8 7 (15.91%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (15.91%) Data Analytics
8 7 (15.91%) Database Security
8 7 (15.91%) DevOps
8 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
8 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
9 6 (13.64%) Workflow
10 5 (11.36%) SDLC
10 5 (11.36%) User Stories
11 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) JDA
3 4 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) WSO2
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) hybris
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
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