The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 80 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 66 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 0.92% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 17
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£400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
Waterfall
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2367 2085 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.41% 73.99% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1272 1122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 78
Average hourly rate £36.45 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol +6 25 £398 +26.34% 7
Wiltshire +6 10 £375 -20.21% 5
Somerset -1 9 £375 -6.25% 6
Dorset +3 6 £415 - 3
Devon -3 5 £505 +44.28% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £394 - 3
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 84 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) Project Management
3 33 (31.73%) Scrum
4 29 (27.88%) SQL
5 25 (24.04%) Java
6 24 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 22 (21.15%) TDD
8 20 (19.23%) Finance
8 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 20 (19.23%) .NET
8 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 19 (18.27%) V-Model
10 18 (17.31%) MS Project
10 18 (17.31%) HTML
10 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET
11 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 16 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (15.38%) PRINCE2
13 15 (14.42%) C#
13 15 (14.42%) User Experience
14 14 (13.46%) CSS
15 13 (12.50%) Oracle
15 13 (12.50%) Selenium
16 12 (11.54%) BDD
16 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
16 12 (11.54%) VB.NET
17 11 (10.58%) Banking
17 11 (10.58%) MS Access
17 11 (10.58%) Open Source

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (1.92%) Drupal
1 2 (1.92%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Project
2 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) MS Access
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) DataStage
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.50%) Selenium
3 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.92%) Maven
8 1 (0.96%) JIRA
8 1 (0.96%) Behat
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Retail
4 6 (5.77%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Billing
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Analyst
2 32 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 26 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 24 (23.08%) Developer
5 12 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Programmer
6 8 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.81%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) SQL Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (1.92%) PHP Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) .NET
2 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET
2 18 (17.31%) HTML
3 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 14 (13.46%) CSS
5 9 (8.65%) SOAP
5 9 (8.65%) jQuery
6 7 (6.73%) WCF
6 7 (6.73%) LINQ
6 7 (6.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (6.73%) LINQ to SQL
6 7 (6.73%) MSMQ
6 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.85%) HTML5
8 3 (2.88%) REST
8 3 (2.88%) Middleware
9 2 (1.92%) XMPP
9 2 (1.92%) JSON
9 2 (1.92%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) User Experience
2 11 (10.58%) Open Source
3 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) DTV
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) Project Management
3 33 (31.73%) Scrum
4 24 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 22 (21.15%) TDD
6 19 (18.27%) V-Model
7 16 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 12 (11.54%) BDD
9 11 (10.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (10.58%) User Stories
10 10 (9.62%) MVC
11 9 (8.65%) OO
11 9 (8.65%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) Software Testing
12 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (7.69%) Test Planning
13 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) SQL
2 25 (24.04%) Java
3 15 (14.42%) C#
4 12 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.69%) VBA
7 4 (3.85%) VB
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.92%) VB6
10 1 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) ISEB
4 6 (5.77%) HND
4 6 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.92%) VCP4
6 1 (0.96%) OCA
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) HP
4 2 (1.92%) Sencha
4 2 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.96%) Teradata
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