The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.63% 3.90% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 4.65% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 18
Median daily rate £390 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -6.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £328 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £458 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 624 559 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.90% 83.81% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 321 389
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -71.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Milton Keynes

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) ISEB
4 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Coaching
7 6 (17.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (17.65%) Scorecard
7 6 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (17.65%) Banking
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) JIRA
7 6 (17.65%) Selenium
7 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
8 5 (14.71%) V-Model
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (14.71%) Android
8 5 (14.71%) RAD
8 5 (14.71%) RUP
8 5 (14.71%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (8.82%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) Impala
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
1 6 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Appium
2 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
2 3 (8.82%) Calabash
2 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Digital Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Digital Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Digital Transformation
6 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) Coaching
7 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Scorecard
8 5 (14.71%) RAD
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
8 5 (14.71%) RUP
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Unified Process
8 5 (14.71%) User Stories
8 5 (14.71%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) C++
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Master's Degree
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Pega
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) SAP