The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 23 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.91% 3.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 4.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £385 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 149 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.56% 80.11% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 83
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.30 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Suffolk

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Suffolk

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Ipswich +1 6 £385 - 1
Waterfall
East of England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP