Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 64 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +45 -37
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 23 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.94% 2.74% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.27% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 10
Wales median daily rate £346 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.80% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £190
90th Percentile £477 £595 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.25 £36.14 £24.37
% change year-on-year +3.07% +48.33% -40.93%

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 985 1192 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.05% 83.83% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 843 963
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.12% -3.64%
10th Percentile £179 £214 £235
90th Percentile £558 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £49.05 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 18 £313 -13.79% 1
North Wales - 3 £410 -
West Wales -5 1 £400 -27.27%
Waterfall
UK

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

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (47.83%) Coaching
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (34.78%) PMI
5 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
5 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
5 8 (34.78%) Critical Path Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 6 (26.09%) QA
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
10 3 (13.04%) Skype
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) JIRA

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 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) npm
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
2 2 (8.70%) JProfiler
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Planner
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) JPA
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) PMI
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (47.83%) Coaching
5 8 (34.78%) Critical Path Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.04%) DSDM
9 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware