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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 37 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.34% 2.37% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 2.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 278 234 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.02% 79.32% 84.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 177 238
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

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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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Oxford

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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 26 June 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 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) PL/SQL
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
2 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (35.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (35.14%) Talend
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (32.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (29.73%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (27.03%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (27.03%) ETL
5 10 (27.03%) Test Management
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) SaaS
6 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
6 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
6 9 (24.32%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (21.62%) ISEB
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) Confluence
7 8 (21.62%) JIRA
8 7 (18.92%) Matrix Management
8 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
8 7 (18.92%) Open Source
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing

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 8 (21.62%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (21.62%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.92%) Publishing
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) OBIEE Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Talend Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SaaS Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Publishing Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Siebel Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
2 4 (10.81%) Dropwizard
2 4 (10.81%) JSON
2 4 (10.81%) RESTful
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) Spring Security
3 3 (8.11%) WireMock
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSP
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
3 12 (32.43%) Kimball Methodology
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (29.73%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (27.03%) ETL
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) Test Management
6 9 (24.32%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
6 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 7 (18.92%) Matrix Management
8 7 (18.92%) Open Source
8 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) PL/SQL
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISEB
2 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Talend
2 10 (27.03%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) PayPal
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel
4 1 (2.70%) VMware