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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.70% 2.54% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.87% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Median daily rate £394 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £190 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £404 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £54.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
437 523 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 88.64% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 377 237
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -1 6 £394 +7.87%
Cardiff +13 4 £388 +103.94%
Waterfall
Wales

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
5 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (25.00%) JMeter
5 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) RAD
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Groovy
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) SAP
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Confluence
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) GIS
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
3 6 (25.00%) JMeter
3 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (12.50%) The Grinder
5 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
6 2 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Coach
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) Velocity
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) PMI
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) RUP
6 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) ESRI
4 3 (12.50%) Siebel