Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 67 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.25% 2.11% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.42% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 26
Oxford median daily rate £475 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +21.64%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £480 £520
% change year-on-year -6.25% -7.69% +21.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 644 621 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.26% 87.22% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 477 446
Oxford median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -0.62%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 9 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (37.50%) Test Management
3 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) SaaS
3 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 8 (33.33%) Talend
4 8 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (29.17%) Matrix Management
5 7 (29.17%) Open Source
5 7 (29.17%) Confluence
5 7 (29.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (29.17%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database

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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) SaaS
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Talend Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Test Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) OBIEE Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (37.50%) Test Management
2 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (29.17%) Matrix Management
4 7 (29.17%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source
4 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Document Management
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (33.33%) Talend
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) SAP