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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.66% - 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% - 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Watford median daily rate £375 - £438
10th Percentile £363 - £406
90th Percentile £388 - £479
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 141 97 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 85.98% 71.32% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 130 198
Watford median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
10th Percentile £256 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £379
% change year-on-year - +12.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  

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 29 June 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) G Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source

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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) G Suite
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Junior
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) WSO2
3 1 (12.50%) hybris