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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.67% 2.92% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 3.31% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% +18.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £411 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £555 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.32% +38.35%  

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 98 151 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 93.33% 88.30% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 117
Median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £613 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +125.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) DSDM
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Confluence
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
7 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Multichannel Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Middleware
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) IBM

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Pega PRPC
1 1 (11.11%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JRules
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) DSDM
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Pega
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