The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 66 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 397 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 72.58% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 268 381
Average daily rate £375 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 34
Average hourly rate £23.25 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Waterfall
South West

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Bristol region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Validation
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) HND
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) V-Model
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Back Office

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Validation
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) V-Model
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) BPR
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) HND
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft