The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 29 March 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 33 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.09% 0.43% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 0.52% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 13
Median daily rate £475 £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -55.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £225 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £404
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 194 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.91% 82.55% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 152 233
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Oxford

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Oxford

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
2 10 (38.46%) Confluence
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Publishing
6 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) Maven
6 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (19.23%) Spring Boot
7 4 (15.38%) Microservices
7 4 (15.38%) Dropwizard
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 4 (15.38%) SaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Test Management
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 4 (15.38%) RESTful
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (15.38%) SSL
7 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) JBoss
7 4 (15.38%) Tomcat

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 10 (38.46%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Mockito
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Project Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Development Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Software Development Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Software Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Web Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Spring
1 5 (19.23%) Spring Boot
2 4 (15.38%) Dropwizard
2 4 (15.38%) JSON
2 4 (15.38%) RESTful
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) Spring Security
3 3 (11.54%) WireMock
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) JMS
5 1 (3.85%) JSF
5 1 (3.85%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Management
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
6 3 (11.54%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Brocade
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) PayPal
3 1 (3.85%) Siebel
3 1 (3.85%) Talend
3 1 (3.85%) VMware