Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 25 July 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.83% 3.02% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 3.46% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £405 £410 £363
90th Percentile £538 £510 £563
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £423
% change year-on-year -5.26% +12.43% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 268 289 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 92.41% 87.31% 90.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 201 218
Luton median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £261
90th Percentile £595 £606 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £429 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 £48.23 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.97% +126.96% -43.33%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £35.50
% change year-on-year -60.47% +28.27% +36.12%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Luton

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Luton

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Luton over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Luton region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) DSDM
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Confluence
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Unica
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 4 (28.57%) DSDM
5 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) IBM