Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 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
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 37 71
Rank change year-on-year -25 +34 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 1 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.74% 0.29% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.33% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 17
10th Percentile £473 " £304
25th Percentile £488 £313 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £325 £475
Median % change year-on-year +61.54% -31.58% +2.70%
75th Percentile £638 £338 £538
90th Percentile £698 " £575
East of England median daily rate £460 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +18.71% -13.89% -2.70%

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 707 300 1,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 87.72% 85.96% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 151 663
10th Percentile £231 £220 £263
25th Percentile £363 £313 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £435 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £588 £525 £512
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 27 56
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.34 £10.41
25th Percentile £13.75 £28.13 £11.17
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £17.13
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +162.77% -1.13%
75th Percentile £50.00 £49.38 £32.44
90th Percentile £57.10 £65.10 £50.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -61.11% +160.87% -1.43%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Waterfall in Hertfordshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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 18 September 2021. 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 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £725 -
Hatfield - 1 - - 1
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) IBM Domino
3 5 (35.71%) Xerox
3 5 (35.71%) Project Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (21.43%) AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Runbook
5 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making

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 5 (35.71%) IBM Domino
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (14.29%) Sketch
1 2 (14.29%) Zeplin
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) REST Assured
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Organisational Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Environment And Release Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Release Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) UI Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) HR Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Process Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) RESTEasy
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Project Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Runbook
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) API Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) MAPM
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Accessibility
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Xerox
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) hybris
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Workday