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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 90 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 43 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 10
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £283 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.25 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.32% -2.66%
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
2393 1592 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.80% 71.17% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1072 1314
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Devon -11 15 £376 -31.59% 2
Dorset +4 11 £393 -15.13% 1
Bristol - 9 £425 - 6
Wiltshire -13 4 £470 - 3
Gloucestershire -18 1 £510 +56.92% 2
Somerset - - - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 73 (83.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 25 (28.74%) ISEB
3 20 (22.99%) Project Management
4 18 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
6 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
6 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
7 14 (16.09%) Software Testing
7 14 (16.09%) Java
7 14 (16.09%) Oracle
8 13 (14.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (13.79%) V-Model
9 12 (13.79%) MS Project
9 12 (13.79%) SQL
9 12 (13.79%) Scrum
10 11 (12.64%) Business Analysis
10 11 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (11.49%) .NET
11 10 (11.49%) ITIL
11 10 (11.49%) MS Visio
11 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
12 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.34%) System Testing
12 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
13 8 (9.20%) Degree
13 8 (9.20%) Validation
13 8 (9.20%) MS Excel

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.30%) Drupal
2 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Project
2 10 (11.49%) MS Visio
3 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.60%) MS Office
5 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.15%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Selenium
2 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.15%) ERwin
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Project Manager
2 20 (22.99%) Business Analyst
3 6 (6.90%) Test Manager
3 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
3 6 (6.90%) Developer
3 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
4 5 (5.75%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
5 4 (4.60%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Tester
5 4 (4.60%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.45%) Architect
6 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) J2EE
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.30%) SOAP
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) Middleware
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
2 2 (2.30%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) CSS3
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) jQuery
3 1 (1.15%) HTML5
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) IVR
2 3 (3.45%) Open Source
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Social Media
3 2 (2.30%) Robotics
4 1 (1.15%) iSeries
4 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (83.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.99%) Project Management
3 18 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.09%) Software Testing
5 12 (13.79%) Scrum
5 12 (13.79%) V-Model
6 11 (12.64%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.49%) ITIL
8 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.34%) System Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
9 8 (9.20%) Validation
10 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.05%) Test Management
10 7 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) WFM
11 6 (6.90%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) Java
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) Scala
5 1 (1.15%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.15%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.15%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) ISEB
2 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
3 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (14.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (9.20%) Degree
7 6 (6.90%) HND
8 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.15%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Cisco IPCC
1 6 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) HP
3 6 (6.90%) Genesys
3 6 (6.90%) Empirix
3 6 (6.90%) Siemens
3 6 (6.90%) Verint
4 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) Siebel
5 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.15%) Telerik
6 1 (1.15%) Facebook
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
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