Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 16 January 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 55 32
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 27 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.31% 1.91% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.22% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 11
Northamptonshire median daily rate £315 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +39.29% -21.92%
10th Percentile £263 £345 £313
90th Percentile £538 £629 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £390 £356
% change year-on-year -5.13% +9.47% -19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 812 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.27% 86.38% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 570 398
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £13.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.89% -19.40% +6.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £14.80 £34.15 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.80% +0.34%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Northamptonshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Northamptonshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Northamptonshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +11 17 £315 -30.00%
Waterfall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
3 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) Banking
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (18.52%) CRM
6 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (18.52%) ETL
6 5 (18.52%) J2EE
6 5 (18.52%) SOAP
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) JSON
7 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) Ajax
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 3 (11.11%) OpenText

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) Documentum
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) JProfiler
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) TestRail
4 1 (3.70%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Database Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Database Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
1 5 (18.52%) SOAP
1 5 (18.52%) Spring
2 4 (14.81%) Ajax
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.11%) JPA
3 3 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) EJB
4 2 (7.41%) JSP
4 2 (7.41%) Servlets
4 2 (7.41%) Struts
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) CRM
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (7.41%) SDET
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) OpenText
3 2 (7.41%) Capita
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (3.70%) SAP