The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 31 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.41% 2.54% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.36% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £393 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 268 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.31% 75.71% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 169 260
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 £275 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 8
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Shepton Mallet - 2 £350 -
Taunton +24 1 £530 +64.34% 2
Bath -4 1 - - 2
Waterfall
South West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Electronics
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (11.11%) Apache

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft