Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 48 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 30 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.75% 1.88% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 2.26% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 22
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £315 £358 £312
90th Percentile £453 £518 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £408
% change year-on-year - +10.36% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £43.50

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 678 620 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.86% 83.45% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 416 500
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% -2.65% -
10th Percentile £296 £253 £285
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £13.86 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.41% -12.69% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £102.10 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.73% -1.64% -10.29%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +7 24 £350 -19.08% 3
Kettering - 3 £418 -
Waterfall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) User Stories
7 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (20.00%) JIRA
7 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) PMO
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) SDLC
10 3 (10.00%) Java 8
10 3 (10.00%) PMI
10 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) J2EE
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.00%) SOAP

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 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) ATM
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) HBase
2 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) TestRail
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (3.33%) Mockito
3 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) Spring
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Ajax
2 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.33%) EJB
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) JPA
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) Kafka
3 1 (3.33%) PowerMock
3 1 (3.33%) Struts
3 1 (3.33%) XSD
3 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) PMI
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Tandem
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) Java 8
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) AWK
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (3.33%) Mesos
1 1 (3.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.33%) Capita
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) SAP