The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 19 58
Rank change year-on-year -30 +39  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 6.32% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 7.91% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 44 7
Median daily rate £440 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £333 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £450
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 683 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.45% 79.98% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 406 323
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.77
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Reading

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Reading

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) GDPR
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) API Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Bug Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (16.67%) Java EE
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) API Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Bug Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) SAP