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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 65 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 1.57% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.01% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 34
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
2280 2383 2562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.38% 78.03% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1535 1604
Median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 95 115
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 25 £430 +19.30% 1
Dorset +4 13 £463 +10.77%
Wiltshire +2 7 £310 -27.05% 1
Devon +6 6 £405 +15.71% 4
Somerset +6 6 £400 +23.07% 3
Gloucestershire +7 5 £575 +27.77% 4
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 107 (91.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.35%) Finance
3 23 (19.66%) Migration
3 23 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.95%) Project Management
5 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
6 19 (16.24%) SDLC
7 17 (14.53%) Scrum
7 17 (14.53%) SQL
8 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
9 14 (11.97%) PRINCE2
10 13 (11.11%) TDD
10 13 (11.11%) Banking
11 12 (10.26%) Java
12 11 (9.40%) Data Migration
13 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
13 10 (8.55%) Apache
13 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (8.55%) User Stories
13 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (8.55%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.69%) .NET
14 9 (7.69%) Web Services
14 9 (7.69%) QA
14 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
14 9 (7.69%) Retail
15 8 (6.84%) Test Management
15 8 (6.84%) 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 10 (8.55%) Apache
2 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) Confluence
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) Liferay
5 1 (0.85%) Sakai
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Firewall
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.85%) GSM
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Selenium
2 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.13%) JUnit
3 6 (5.13%) Maven
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.42%) JIRA
5 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (27.35%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Electronics
5 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Project Manager
2 34 (29.06%) Analyst
3 24 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 9 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) CRM Manager
9 5 (4.27%) CRM Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) .NET
1 9 (7.69%) Web Services
2 8 (6.84%) CSS
2 8 (6.84%) HTML
2 8 (6.84%) XHTML
3 7 (5.98%) jQuery
3 7 (5.98%) XSLT
4 6 (5.13%) J2EE
4 6 (5.13%) JAX-WS
4 6 (5.13%) JPA
4 6 (5.13%) JSP
4 6 (5.13%) Spring
5 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.56%) Dojo
7 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.85%) Java EE
8 1 (0.85%) XML
8 1 (0.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.27%) iPad
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.42%) VLE
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) BYOD
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Telematics
7 1 (0.85%) VHDL
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (91.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) Migration
2 23 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (17.95%) Project Management
4 19 (16.24%) SDLC
5 17 (14.53%) Scrum
6 14 (11.97%) PRINCE2
7 13 (11.11%) TDD
8 11 (9.40%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
9 10 (8.55%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (8.55%) User Stories
10 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.84%) CRM
11 8 (6.84%) Test Management
11 8 (6.84%) Test Strategy
11 8 (6.84%) V-Model
12 7 (5.98%) Integration Testing
12 7 (5.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) SQL
2 12 (10.26%) Java
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) C#
4 5 (4.27%) Perl
4 5 (4.27%) Python
5 4 (3.42%) PHP
6 3 (2.56%) C
6 3 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) ISEB
4 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.42%) CISSP
6 4 (3.42%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.42%) GWAPT
6 4 (3.42%) OSCE
6 4 (3.42%) OSCP
6 4 (3.42%) SANS
7 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.42%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) SAP
4 4 (3.42%) Blackboard
5 3 (2.56%) Teradata
6 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.71%) HP
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) VMware