Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +38
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 41 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.48% 1.92% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.30% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 34
Wales median daily rate £425 £346 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -7.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £295 £274 £300
90th Percentile £632 £477 £593
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.24% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £36.14
% change year-on-year -5.41% +2.38% +48.33%

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 1,454 1,000 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.91% 83.68% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,019 668 843
Wales median daily rate £418 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% -3.13% +11.81%
10th Percentile £288 £176 £211
90th Percentile £575 £552 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 52
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £20.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +14.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.79 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 18 November 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
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 18 November 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 +3 39 £438 +40.00% 8
North Wales 0 2 £375 -8.54%
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.83%) Programme Management
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.95%) Programme Delivery
6 8 (19.51%) DevOps
6 8 (19.51%) Apache
6 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
6 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) Process Management
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (17.07%) QA
7 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (17.07%) Decision-Making
7 7 (17.07%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 6 (14.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (14.63%) Maven
8 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (14.63%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (14.63%) Ansible
8 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
8 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Linux
8 6 (14.63%) JBoss
8 6 (14.63%) J2EE
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) HTTP

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 8 (19.51%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.63%) Maven
1 6 (14.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
1 11 (26.83%) Programme Manager
2 8 (19.51%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) J2EE
1 6 (14.63%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.83%) Programme Management
4 9 (21.95%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps
6 7 (17.07%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 7 (17.07%) Decision-Making
6 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
6 7 (17.07%) Process Management
7 6 (14.63%) JVM Tuning
7 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) PMP
4 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) F5