The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 60 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.66% 1.80% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
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£388 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £398 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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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
680 537 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.06% 74.48% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 373 284
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 29 December 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) V-Model
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) Java
5 12 (48.00%) Selenium
6 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
7 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Validation
7 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) TDD
8 8 (32.00%) HND
8 8 (32.00%) ISEB
8 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (28.00%) Open Source
9 7 (28.00%) HTML
10 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) MS Access
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (20.00%) Windows
11 5 (20.00%) Linux

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (8.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (24.00%) MS Access
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Behat
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (20.00%) Programmer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) VB Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Head of Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) V-Model
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Validation
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (8.00%) Product Management
11 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.00%) VBA
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) HND
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) HP
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