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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank - 36 34
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.86% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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
285 163 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.37% 70.26% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 116 66
Average daily rate £375 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014. 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
Bath - - - -
Taunton - - - - 1
Waterfall
South West

Waterfall
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Test Management
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft