Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.28% 1.72% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.23% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median daily rate £375 - £475
10th Percentile £363 - £463
90th Percentile £388 - £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 382 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.21% 77.24% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 110 79
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £224 £205 £212
90th Percentile £588 £532 £489
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +9.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.50 £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Watford

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Legal
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (10.00%) hybris
5 1 (10.00%) Velocity
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Junior
1 7 (70.00%) Junior Software Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Junior Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Software Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Planning
2 7 (70.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) hybris