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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 90 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 51 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.21% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.57% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 19
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£392 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £249 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £470 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
2441 2547 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.59% 76.79% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1570 1059
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 112 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Bristol +2 12 £360 +6.27% 4
Somerset 0 9 £325 -27.77% 3
Wiltshire +3 8 £425 -5.55% 5
Gloucestershire -5 6 £413 -8.33% 2
Dorset +4 5 £418 - 3
Devon +4 4 £496 +20.30% 1
Cornwall - 1 £225 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 83 (76.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) Project Management
3 30 (27.78%) Scrum
4 28 (25.93%) SQL
5 27 (25.00%) Java
6 25 (23.15%) TDD
6 25 (23.15%) E-Commerce
6 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
7 24 (22.22%) .NET
7 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 23 (21.30%) HTML
9 22 (20.37%) PRINCE2
10 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
10 19 (17.59%) Finance
11 18 (16.67%) C#
11 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 17 (15.74%) MS Project
13 16 (14.81%) CSS
13 16 (14.81%) V-Model
14 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (13.89%) User Experience
14 15 (13.89%) Oracle
14 15 (13.89%) Visual Studio
15 13 (12.04%) VB.NET
15 13 (12.04%) Open Source
16 12 (11.11%) BDD
16 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (11.11%) MS Access
17 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (2.78%) Drupal
2 2 (1.85%) LiveCycle
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Project
2 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) MS Access
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) DataStage
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Visual Studio
1 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.26%) Selenium
3 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) Maven
6 2 (1.85%) JIRA
6 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Banking
2 11 (10.19%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Billing
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Project Manager
2 34 (31.48%) Analyst
3 27 (25.00%) Developer
4 22 (20.37%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (6.48%) Programmer
8 6 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.63%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Consultant
11 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) .NET
2 23 (21.30%) HTML
3 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 16 (14.81%) CSS
6 10 (9.26%) MSMQ
6 10 (9.26%) jQuery
7 9 (8.33%) WCF
7 9 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 9 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 9 (8.33%) LINQ
7 9 (8.33%) SOAP
7 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.41%) HTML5
9 4 (3.70%) Middleware
10 3 (2.78%) JSON
10 3 (2.78%) Web Services
10 3 (2.78%) Backbone.js
10 3 (2.78%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) User Experience
2 13 (12.04%) Open Source
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Telematics
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) Android
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (76.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) Project Management
3 30 (27.78%) Scrum
4 25 (23.15%) TDD
4 25 (23.15%) E-Commerce
5 22 (20.37%) PRINCE2
6 16 (14.81%) V-Model
7 12 (11.11%) BDD
8 11 (10.19%) User Stories
8 11 (10.19%) OO
8 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.26%) MVC
10 9 (8.33%) OOD
10 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.41%) PRINCE
11 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.93%) SQL
2 27 (25.00%) Java
3 18 (16.67%) C#
4 13 (12.04%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.33%) VBA
7 4 (3.70%) VB
7 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (1.85%) C
9 2 (1.85%) VB6
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) ISEB
4 4 (3.70%) HND
4 4 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.93%) OCA
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) SAP
3 4 (3.70%) Sencha
4 3 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.93%) Teradata
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