Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 35 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 -20
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 40 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.16% 4.32% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 5.08% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 13
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £315 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -37.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £346 £263 £333
90th Percentile £600 £538 £640
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 662 531 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.42% 84.96% 85.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 332 568
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -4.76% +1.82%
10th Percentile £309 £231 £225
90th Percentile £578 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £392 £383
% change year-on-year +4.59% +2.48% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 21
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.09 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.32% -17.89% -19.40%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.29 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.15 £13.00 £31.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £15.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.71% +4.83% -9.69%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +8 32 £400 +26.98% 1
Waterfall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Banking
4 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (27.50%) User Stories
5 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Multichannel Retail
8 6 (15.00%) PMO
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
8 6 (15.00%) Retail
9 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.50%) DevOps
9 5 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (12.50%) PSD2
10 4 (10.00%) Privileged Identity Management
10 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (10.00%) OAuth2
10 4 (10.00%) SABSA
10 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (10.00%) GitLab
10 4 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud

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 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) BASE24
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
1 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
1 4 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) ATM
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) GitLab
2 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Information Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Business Design Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Retail Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) BASE24 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) OAuth
1 4 (10.00%) OAuth2
1 4 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Tandem
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (27.50%) User Stories
3 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
3 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
6 6 (15.00%) Multichannel Retail
7 5 (12.50%) DevOps
7 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 4 (10.00%) SABSA
8 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C++
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CEH
2 4 (10.00%) CISM
2 4 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) PMO
2 5 (12.50%) PSD2
3 4 (10.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) BMC
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy