The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 55 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 1.70% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.24% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£500 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -1.66%
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
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
397 446 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.20% 75.98% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 272 139
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.25 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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
Cardiff +7 2 £350 -3.44%
Waterfall
Wales

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Maven
5 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (33.33%) Sun Certification
5 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (33.33%) JUnit
5 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (28.57%) UML
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) User Stories
9 3 (14.29%) Coaching
9 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) SOA
9 3 (14.29%) RAD
9 3 (14.29%) RUP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 7 (33.33%) JUnit
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Principal Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Spring
1 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) XHTML
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Use Case
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) RAD
6 3 (14.29%) RUP
6 3 (14.29%) DSDM
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Unified Process
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) BPEL
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle