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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 68 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.09% 0.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.23% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £382
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -15.00%
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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
747 428 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.25% 69.59% 68.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 310 371
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) V-Model
4 8 (44.44%) Selenium
4 8 (44.44%) Validation
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Test Planning
5 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) HND
5 7 (38.89%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
9 2 (11.11%) Product Management
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Behat
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Test Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) V-Model
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Validation
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Test Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) HND
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook