Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 50 76
Rank change year-on-year -26 +26 +19
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.64% 3.26% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.83% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 17
Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £275
90th Percentile £459 £525 £428
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £444
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.41% +5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.02% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -48.94% +14.63% +30.41%

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 1,286 1,019 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.14% 85.13% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 715 632
Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £285 £179 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £536
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 52
Wales median hourly rate £14.23 £30.75 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.72% +65.66% +33.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.23 £10.03
90th Percentile £39.53 £72.25 £61.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -30 22 £400 +15.11% 6
North Wales - 2 £375 -
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) QA
2 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
3 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Ansible
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Maven
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Middleware
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) JBoss
3 6 (25.00%) Apache
3 6 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) JIRA
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Banking

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 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
1 6 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.17%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Process Analysis Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Director
6 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) J2EE
1 6 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (8.33%) BPMN
7 2 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.17%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.17%) F5
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle