Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.26% 1.60% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.94% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Kent median daily rate £388 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +87.50% -46.31%
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 - £12.82

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 425 413 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.89% 82.44% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 286 282
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £203
90th Percentile £625 £559 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Kent

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Kent

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Kent

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Dover - 3 £375 -
Chatham -1 1 £600 +73.91%
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) PMI
3 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Security
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) WCF

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) AMQP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SOX Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Security
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Content Writing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Data Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft