The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 March 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 / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 34
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 2.78% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.39% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £404
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 109 177 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 75.69% 81.94% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 96 116
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Slough

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

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) HFM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HFM
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion