The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 32 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.47% 3.10% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 3.83% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£350 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
Waterfall
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
154 183 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 72.30% 80.97% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 89
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.29% +39.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Devon region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +1 1 £350 -
Waterfall
South West

Waterfall
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning