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 3 months to 27 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.65% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.15% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £525 £440 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 202 260 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 83.47% 78.55% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 176 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Dover - 1 £368 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Security
3 2 (28.57%) PMO
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) SOX Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Security
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle