Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 35 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.83% 1.96% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.24% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 42
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £480 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.69% +43.45%
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 - £12.82

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1030 1114 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.20% 87.24% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 805 807
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Oxfordshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Oxford +7 24 £475 -5.00%
Kidlington - 4 £500 -
Waterfall
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) ISEB
3 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) SaaS
4 13 (37.14%) Test Management
4 13 (37.14%) Test Strategy
4 13 (37.14%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
5 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
6 11 (31.43%) JIRA
6 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (31.43%) ITIL
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
7 10 (28.57%) Confluence
7 10 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (28.57%) Open Source
7 10 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (28.57%) Talend
7 10 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
8 9 (25.71%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (20.00%) Project Management
10 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (28.57%) Confluence
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) JIRA
2 10 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Talend Developer
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) OBIEE Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Implementation Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Project Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.86%) PMI
1 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (37.14%) Test Management
3 13 (37.14%) Test Strategy
4 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 10 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (28.57%) Open Source
7 9 (25.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (22.86%) Dimensional Modelling
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (17.14%) ETL
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 4 (11.43%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (28.57%) Talend
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft