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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 98 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 47 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.21% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 11
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£400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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
2399 1651 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.85% 69.90% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1082 1071
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 110 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Wiltshire 0 14 £500 - 9
Bristol -11 14 £388 +23.01% 3
Somerset -2 7 £400 +77.77% 2
Dorset +2 4 £325 -27.77% 3
Devon -7 3 £495 +41.42% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 81 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Project Management
3 29 (32.22%) Scrum
4 27 (30.00%) Finance
5 24 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 24 (26.67%) MS Project
6 23 (25.56%) SQL
7 19 (21.11%) PRINCE2
8 18 (20.00%) Java
8 18 (20.00%) V-Model
9 14 (15.56%) User Experience
9 14 (15.56%) .NET
10 13 (14.44%) Oracle
10 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
12 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (12.22%) TDD
12 11 (12.22%) Selenium
13 10 (11.11%) Banking
13 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 10 (11.11%) Test Planning
14 9 (10.00%) C#
14 9 (10.00%) ISEB
14 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (10.00%) Validation
14 9 (10.00%) Risk Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.33%) Drupal
2 2 (2.22%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Project
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Extranet
2 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.78%) MS Access
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.11%) DB2
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (12.22%) Selenium
2 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) Behat
6 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.11%) ERwin
6 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 30 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 23 (25.56%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (6.67%) Programmer
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) .NET
2 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (7.78%) HTML
5 4 (4.44%) CSS
5 4 (4.44%) SOAP
5 4 (4.44%) Web Services
6 2 (2.22%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.22%) Middleware
6 2 (2.22%) LAMP
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 2 (2.22%) LINQ
6 2 (2.22%) WCF
6 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.22%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) User Experience
2 8 (8.89%) Open Source
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) IVR
5 2 (2.22%) Robotics
5 2 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) AS400
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
1 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Project Management
3 29 (32.22%) Scrum
4 24 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 19 (21.11%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.00%) V-Model
7 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.22%) TDD
8 10 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.00%) Validation
9 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.89%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.67%) BDD
11 6 (6.67%) User Stories
12 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.56%) Change Management
12 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 18 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) C#
4 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.44%) VB
6 4 (4.44%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.22%) VB6
8 1 (1.11%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.11%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.11%) Scala
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) RPG
8 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (10.00%) ISEB
5 8 (8.89%) HND
5 8 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.11%) IIBA
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Verint
2 3 (3.33%) HP
2 3 (3.33%) Genesys
2 3 (3.33%) Empirix
2 3 (3.33%) Siemens
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
3 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.11%) Sencha
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
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