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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 40 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.45% 1.10% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.30% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£350 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.91 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-69.00% +67.12%
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
259 307 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.45% 84.34% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 227 74
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 12 3
Average hourly rate £42.38 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.84 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 28 July 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
Taunton +13 5 £350 +5.66%
Waterfall
South West

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) BPMN
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) BPMN
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP