The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 53 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.31% 1.71% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.22% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £272 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
Waterfall
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
739 677 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.12% 77.11% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 529 502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 20
Median hourly rate £40.75 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.15 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £90.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Test Management
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
7 6 (17.14%) JSON
7 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (17.14%) Windows
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
7 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.29%) User Stories
8 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (14.29%) OpenROAD
8 5 (14.29%) IIS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (14.29%) IIS
1 5 (14.29%) OpenROAD
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Liferay
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Ingres
3 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) ProC
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
1 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (8.57%) Functional Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Functional Tester
4 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) JSON
3 5 (14.29%) SOAP
3 5 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.86%) JPA
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Velocity
4 1 (2.86%) XHTML
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) SDLC
5 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Test Management
6 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.29%) User Stories
8 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (8.57%) System Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.86%) PROC SQL
2 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Imperva
3 1 (2.86%) Incapsula
3 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec