Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 46 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 53 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.38% 3.66% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 4.55% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £393 £294 £399
90th Percentile £583 £625 £538
East of England median daily rate £463 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +8.82% -4.49% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £36.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 - £39.50

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 1,272 1,034 1,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.23% 80.59% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 529 593
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +5.12%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £245
90th Percentile £569 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 45
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -28.00% +19.42%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.31 £9.23
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +19 33 £450 +20.00% 2
Hatfield +5 8 £400 +39.13% 4
Welwyn Garden City -8 6 £600 -
Hitchin - 1 £400 -
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 50 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Retail
4 18 (33.96%) Project Management
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (32.08%) Presales
5 17 (32.08%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
7 12 (22.64%) IBM
8 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (20.75%) DNA
8 11 (20.75%) Java
8 11 (20.75%) Time Management
9 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
9 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
9 10 (18.87%) Change Management
9 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
10 9 (16.98%) J2EE
10 9 (16.98%) ISEB
10 9 (16.98%) JIRA
10 9 (16.98%) SDLC
11 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Transition
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) Content Management
12 7 (13.21%) CMS
12 7 (13.21%) Windows
12 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (13.21%) Windows 10

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 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.21%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.89%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) SaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) J2EE
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) RESTEasy
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) Velocity
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) EPoS
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
1 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (33.96%) Project Management
3 17 (32.08%) Presales
3 17 (32.08%) Scrum
4 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.75%) DNA
5 11 (20.75%) Time Management
6 10 (18.87%) Change Management
6 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
6 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.98%) SDLC
8 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Transition
9 7 (13.21%) Content Management
9 7 (13.21%) Kanban
9 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (11.32%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) ISEB
2 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PMP
6 1 (1.89%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) GDPR
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (7.55%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) IBM
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.89%) Sage