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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 43 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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
383 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.23% 74.51% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 180 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 10 £394 +21.15% 3
Newport - - - - 4
Glamorgan - - - -
Waterfall
Wales

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 4 (22.22%) V-Model
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
6 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Maven
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) JUnit
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 4 (22.22%) V-Model
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CBAP
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle