Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 67 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.40% 2.30% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.73% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 22
Wales median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £310 £307 £190
90th Percentile £443 £525 £468
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Wales median hourly rate £48.17 £54.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.80% - +140.00%
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £47.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -23.81% -5.50% +50.51%

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 1,303 1,136 1,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.81% 84.34% 83.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 834 723
Wales median daily rate £400 £393 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +6.08% +1.37%
10th Percentile £263 £190 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 54
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +34.68% +33.83%
10th Percentile £11.66 £13.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £53.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Wales over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Wales over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 May 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 -24 20 £375 -3.23% 5
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) HTTP
3 5 (23.81%) PMI
3 5 (23.81%) PMP
3 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) RavenDB
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) RxJS
3 5 (23.81%) SOLID
4 4 (19.05%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management

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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (23.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
1 5 (23.81%) REST
1 5 (23.81%) RxJS
1 5 (23.81%) WCF
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.52%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) SOLID
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
1 5 (23.81%) PMP
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle