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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 53 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.88% 0.85% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.07% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £190 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -50.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £190 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £277 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +83.33%
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
535 468 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.59% 79.59% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 374 304
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend 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 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +22 9 £375 +97.36% 3
Newport - 2 £350 - 1
Waterfall
Wales

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) Selenium
4 10 (35.71%) QA
4 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 9 (32.14%) JMeter
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) JIRA
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) HP
7 7 (25.00%) ISEB
7 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
8 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
8 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
8 6 (21.43%) RAD
9 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.29%) Groovy
10 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
10 4 (14.29%) SOAP
11 3 (10.71%) JBoss
11 3 (10.71%) C
11 3 (10.71%) C#

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 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 9 (32.14%) JMeter
3 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
4 6 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.71%) The Grinder
5 3 (10.71%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Performance Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Velocity
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (21.43%) RAD
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.71%) RUP
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Groovy
4 3 (10.71%) C
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Guidewire
3 3 (10.71%) Informatica
3 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (10.71%) Siebel
3 3 (10.71%) Teradata
4 2 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (7.14%) SAP