Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 69 96
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -29
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.24% 2.36% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.79% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 21
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £326 £190
90th Percentile £416 £595 £400
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £50.67 - £54.00
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -17.78% -14.29% +121.05%

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,237 1,256 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.37% 84.58% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 932 879
Wales median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £190 £237
90th Percentile £569 £556 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 53
Wales median hourly rate £28.46 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% +42.86% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.04
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Wales

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Wales

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Wales

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 13 £371 -1.00% 8
North Wales - 3 £410 - 3
West Wales -5 1 £400 -27.27%
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) HTTP
5 5 (27.78%) PMI
5 5 (27.78%) PMP
5 5 (27.78%) PMI Certification
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (27.78%) NHibernate
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) RxJS
5 5 (27.78%) SOLID
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) REST
5 5 (27.78%) RavenDB
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (27.78%) RavenDB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) NHibernate
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) RxJS
2 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) PMI
2 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) SOLID
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) DSDM
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) PMI Certification
1 5 (27.78%) PMP
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware