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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / South West
Rank 91 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 45 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 2.00% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.44% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 52
Median daily rate £406 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £17.66
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +197.28%

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
2237 2460 2470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.79% 82.16% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1679 1619
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 123 90
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +2 16 £400 +6.66% 11
Wiltshire 0 10 £413 +4.76% 2
Gloucestershire +3 7 £475 - 1
Dorset 0 4 £363 -23.68%
Devon -5 4 £338 -20.58%
Somerset -8 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Cornwall - 2 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 102 (98.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Scrum
3 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
3 22 (21.15%) SDLC
4 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
5 18 (17.31%) Windows
6 17 (16.35%) TDD
7 16 (15.38%) Oracle
7 16 (15.38%) Finance
8 15 (14.42%) C
8 15 (14.42%) Web Services
8 15 (14.42%) Software Testing
9 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.46%) DV Cleared
9 14 (13.46%) Manual Testing
9 14 (13.46%) System Testing
9 14 (13.46%) .NET
9 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (13.46%) DevOps
10 13 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
10 13 (12.50%) Project Management
10 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.50%) SQL
10 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 13 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.54%) V-Model
11 12 (11.54%) Selenium

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (8.65%) IIS
2 7 (6.73%) Confluence
3 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.77%) OpenROAD
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss
6 1 (0.96%) Liferay
6 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DMZ
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Ingres
3 4 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (3.85%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) DB2
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 12 (11.54%) Selenium
3 10 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.69%) JIRA
5 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.85%) Maven
7 3 (2.88%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.88%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.88%) Gradle
7 3 (2.88%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.92%) NuGet
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.92%) Subversion
9 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.96%) NUnit
9 1 (0.96%) Toad
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Military
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 20 (19.23%) Developer
3 19 (18.27%) Project Manager
4 14 (13.46%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Architect
7 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) HR Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Hardware Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) Web Services
2 14 (13.46%) .NET
3 10 (9.62%) SOAP
4 8 (7.69%) JSON
5 7 (6.73%) HTML
5 7 (6.73%) jQuery
6 6 (5.77%) WCF
7 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.81%) XML
8 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.85%) LINQ
8 4 (3.85%) RESTful
8 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.88%) CSS
9 3 (2.88%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.88%) HTML5
9 3 (2.88%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.92%) JSP
10 2 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) iPad
4 2 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (98.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Scrum
3 22 (21.15%) SDLC
4 17 (16.35%) TDD
5 15 (14.42%) Software Testing
6 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (13.46%) DevOps
6 14 (13.46%) Manual Testing
6 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.46%) System Testing
7 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 13 (12.50%) Project Management
7 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (11.54%) Validation
8 12 (11.54%) V-Model
9 11 (10.58%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) C
2 13 (12.50%) SQL
3 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.54%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) Perl
5 10 (9.62%) C#
6 6 (5.77%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.92%) C++
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.92%) VB
8 2 (1.92%) VB6
9 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) Degree
4 5 (4.81%) IIBA
4 5 (4.81%) ISEB
5 4 (3.85%) CISA
5 4 (3.85%) CISSP
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CITP
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) COBIT
2 1 (0.96%) MISRA
2 1 (0.96%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) Black Duck
4 3 (2.88%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.96%) BT
5 1 (0.96%) CA
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Huawei
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) VMware