Period
to 23 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 16 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 32 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.37% 7.85% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 8.82% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 1
Watford median daily rate £475 £436 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +16.33% -
10th Percentile £398 £375 £363
90th Percentile £575 £519 £388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £444 £505
% change year-on-year +7.04% -12.13% +12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Watford median hourly rate - £36.00 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 392 306 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.32% 88.95% 87.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 184 140
Watford median daily rate £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £307 £220 £200
90th Percentile £561 £550 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £414
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.30% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Watford median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.86% +20.69% +100.00%
10th Percentile £22.38 £14.20 £15.98
90th Percentile £41.48 £51.13 £40.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £16.81
% change year-on-year +1.04% +3.06% -15.98%

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

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Watford over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Project Management
3 18 (56.25%) Finance
4 16 (50.00%) Time Management
5 15 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (43.75%) Games
6 14 (43.75%) Retail
6 14 (43.75%) Java
6 14 (43.75%) J2EE
6 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
7 11 (34.38%) IBM
7 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
7 11 (34.38%) Presales
7 11 (34.38%) Contract Negotiation
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) DevOps
10 6 (18.75%) ERP
10 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.63%) Kanban
11 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (12.50%) BDD
12 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle
12 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) JIRA
13 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (9.38%) Informatica
13 3 (9.38%) Coaching
13 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery

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 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
2 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) ER Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Games
2 14 (43.75%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Project Manager
2 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce Manager
2 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) J2EE
2 3 (9.38%) Velocity
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) React
4 1 (3.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) e-Health
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) LIMS
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) PACS
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Project Management
3 16 (50.00%) Time Management
4 15 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 11 (34.38%) Contract Negotiation
6 11 (34.38%) Presales
7 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) DevOps
9 6 (18.75%) ERP
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 5 (15.63%) Kanban
10 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (12.50%) BDD
11 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 3 (9.38%) Coaching
12 3 (9.38%) Lean Thinking
12 3 (9.38%) Release Management
12 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) IDERA
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore