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 27 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.42% 0.38% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.47% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £275 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +6.25%  
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 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 100 213 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 80.65% 81.92% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 131 123
Median daily rate £413 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £16.25
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 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
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 27 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
Ipswich - 2 £225 - 2
Waterfall
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) PMBOK
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Waterfall
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Application Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto