The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 April 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 5.49% 9.28% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 13.24% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £238 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% -25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £43.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.32% +38.35%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 60 68 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 65.93% 70.10% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 65
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +53.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £38.64 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Peterborough

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Peterborough over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (20.00%) AS400
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Environment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
2 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft