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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 56 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.71% 1.22% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.55% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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
675 710 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.05% 78.63% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 486 264
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 11
Average hourly rate £37.74 £33.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.13 £18.00 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) V-Model
4 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
5 12 (33.33%) HTML
6 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
6 11 (30.56%) .NET
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
6 11 (30.56%) MS Access
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (30.56%) Open Source
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (27.78%) Selenium
7 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 9 (25.00%) VBA
8 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) MS Project
10 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (19.44%) Project Management
10 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (5.56%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
1 11 (30.56%) MS Access
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.78%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) AWS Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Development Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Software Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Environment Manager
9 1 (2.78%) VB6 Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Development Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) VB Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) V-Model
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Validation
9 3 (8.33%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) CRM
9 3 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
4 9 (25.00%) VBA
5 5 (13.89%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.11%) HND
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) OCA
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata