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 3 months to 29 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
South East > Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 48 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 35 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.65% 2.70% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 3.38% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 7
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
10th Percentile £375 £295 £381
90th Percentile £550 £538 £508
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 511 474 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.42% 80.07% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1417 1652
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.34%  
10th Percentile £305 £299 £268
90th Percentile £580 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 40
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.00 £8.48
90th Percentile £34.63 £40.75 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +18 23 £475 -2.56% 1
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Waterfall
South East

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

1 60 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) PL/SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (30.65%) Data Modelling
3 19 (30.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (30.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 19 (30.65%) Talend
4 18 (29.03%) Kimball Methodology
4 18 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (27.42%) Publishing
6 15 (24.19%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.19%) Test Management
6 15 (24.19%) SaaS
7 14 (22.58%) Test Strategy
7 14 (22.58%) Dimensional Modelling
7 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 13 (20.97%) ETL
8 13 (20.97%) ITIL
8 13 (20.97%) Oracle
8 13 (20.97%) JIRA
8 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
8 13 (20.97%) Matrix Organization
9 12 (19.35%) Confluence
9 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (19.35%) Regression Testing
10 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 11 (17.74%) ISEB

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 12 (19.35%) Confluence
2 7 (11.29%) JBoss
2 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (4.84%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (20.97%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Maven
4 4 (6.45%) Mockito
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 17 (27.42%) Publishing
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 11 (17.74%) Test Manager
6 10 (16.13%) SQL Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Talend Developer
8 8 (12.90%) OBIEE Developer
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Test Leader
10 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Publishing Business Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.84%) Transformation Manager
12 2 (3.23%) Architect
12 2 (3.23%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Security Manager
12 2 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
12 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Spring Boot
2 7 (11.29%) JSON
2 7 (11.29%) RESTful
2 7 (11.29%) Spring
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) Dropwizard
3 6 (9.68%) SOAP
4 4 (6.45%) Spring Security
4 4 (6.45%) WireMock
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) J2EE
5 3 (4.84%) JSP
5 3 (4.84%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Data Modelling
3 18 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (29.03%) Kimball Methodology
3 18 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
4 15 (24.19%) Test Management
5 14 (22.58%) Dimensional Modelling
5 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.58%) Test Strategy
6 13 (20.97%) ETL
6 13 (20.97%) ITIL
6 13 (20.97%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (19.35%) Regression Testing
7 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (17.74%) Matrix Management
9 10 (16.13%) Open Source
10 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.68%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 19 (30.65%) PL/SQL
3 10 (16.13%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) C
4 3 (4.84%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) ISEB
2 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) CBAP
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Talend
2 15 (24.19%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Siebel
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Brocade
6 1 (1.61%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) PayPal
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) VMware