Period
to 20 August 2018

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 6 months to 20 August 2018 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 74 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 -34 +14
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 49 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.25% 2.31% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 2.71% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 49
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £314 £328
90th Percentile £571 £518 £539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,270 1,401 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.16% 85.22% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 689 688
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 32 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.27 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.05 £19.42 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.79% +12.50% -20.00%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (22.45%) ISEB
5 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
6 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (18.37%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
8 7 (14.29%) SDLC
9 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.20%) Spring
10 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.20%) CRM
10 5 (10.20%) Oracle
10 5 (10.20%) APMP
10 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared

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 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Primavera
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Appium
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.04%) Calabash
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.04%) WebStorm
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) IT Manager
5 6 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Spring
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.04%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) JDBC
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.41%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Scenario Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.29%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
7 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.20%) CRM
8 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) IT Strategy
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL
9 4 (8.16%) Microservices
9 4 (8.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C#
1 4 (8.16%) Java
1 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISEB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.20%) APMP
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.12%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) Remedy
3 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Pega
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec