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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
South West / Bristol
Rank 47 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.87% 2.41% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.89% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 17
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £342 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
600 657 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.08% 83.48% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 505 510
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 9
Median hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
5 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) SDLC
6 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) .NET
6 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 6 (15.79%) Windows
6 6 (15.79%) JSON
7 5 (13.16%) WCF
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (13.16%) IIS
7 5 (13.16%) SOAP
7 5 (13.16%) CRM
7 5 (13.16%) Ingres
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.16%) SAP
7 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (13.16%) OpenROAD
7 5 (13.16%) Defect Management

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 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
1 5 (13.16%) OpenROAD
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Ingres
3 1 (2.63%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) HR Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Hardware Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) JSON
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) WCF
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) JAX-WS
5 1 (2.63%) JPA
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.63%) XHTML
5 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) SDLC
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
6 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Master Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.89%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) BT
3 1 (2.63%) Huawei