Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 38 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.39% 2.32% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.82% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.45% -6.94% -
10th Percentile £400 £297 £364
90th Percentile £618 £506 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +7.78% +1.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £30.00 £36.14
% change year-on-year - -16.99% -

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 1,296 1,239 1,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.56% 82.11% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 622 612
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.28 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -41.67% +10.09% +12.80%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +14 20 £444 +18.33% 6
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £600 -
Hatfield 0 1 £400 +16.36% 2
Hitchin -6 1 £400 -17.95%
Potters Bar - 1 £750 - 1
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Finance
3 16 (42.11%) Retail
4 12 (31.58%) Project Management
4 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (23.68%) SDLC
6 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) SaaS
8 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Content Management
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) EPoS
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) CMS
8 6 (15.79%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
9 5 (13.16%) Decision-Making
9 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) JIRA
9 5 (13.16%) Kanban
9 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
10 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (10.53%) SAP
10 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2

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 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.26%) Sage 50
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.63%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) IT Manager
3 6 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Senior IT Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum Master
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) EPoS
2 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (31.58%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) SDLC
4 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Content Management
5 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) Decision-Making
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Kanban
6 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PMP
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) MAPM
4 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com