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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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
703 623 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.11% 77.97% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 463 272
Average daily rate £388 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% -44.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) V-Model
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (23.08%) Office Automation
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 6 (23.08%) VBA
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 6 (23.08%) MS Access
6 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) MS Access
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Development Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Telematics
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) V-Model
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Office Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
3 6 (23.08%) VBA
4 2 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) TickIT
1 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Dell
2 1 (3.85%) Informatica
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle