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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 85 85 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 56 69 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.01% 2.08% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.72% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 37
Median daily rate £375 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £434 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
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
2189 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.71% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1695 1733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 20 £400 +14.28% 11
Devon +12 12 £350 - 2
Dorset +4 8 £350 -15.15% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £400 - 2
Wiltshire +16 6 £475 +58.33% 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 105 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (20.00%) Finance
3 23 (20.00%) SDLC
4 20 (17.39%) SQL
5 19 (16.52%) .NET
6 17 (14.78%) Project Management
6 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.04%) Migration
7 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 15 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 14 (12.17%) TDD
8 14 (12.17%) Web Services
9 13 (11.30%) Windows
9 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
9 13 (11.30%) CRM
9 13 (11.30%) Scrum
10 12 (10.43%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (9.57%) Manual Testing
11 11 (9.57%) QA
11 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.57%) Performance Testing
11 11 (9.57%) Oracle
11 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.57%) Functional Testing
11 11 (9.57%) iPad
12 10 (8.70%) User Stories
12 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.83%) IIS
2 6 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.22%) OpenROAD
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 3 (2.61%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.87%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.87%) JBoss
5 1 (0.87%) Liferay
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.87%) SAS
5 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.74%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) Skype
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) Ingres
3 3 (2.61%) DB2
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.70%) JIRA
3 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.35%) Selenium
5 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.74%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.74%) JUnit
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.74%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.74%) Subversion
8 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
8 1 (0.87%) NuGet
8 1 (0.87%) ProC
8 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Banking
2 6 (5.22%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Back Office
3 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Analyst
2 27 (23.48%) Project Manager
3 19 (16.52%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) Developer
5 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Test Leader
6 9 (7.83%) Tester
7 7 (6.09%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Migration Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Programme Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Agile Development Manager
10 4 (3.48%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) Web Services
3 10 (8.70%) SOAP
4 9 (7.83%) JSON
5 8 (6.96%) HTML
6 6 (5.22%) jQuery
6 6 (5.22%) WCF
7 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.48%) HTML5
8 4 (3.48%) Spring
9 3 (2.61%) Ajax
9 3 (2.61%) CSS
9 3 (2.61%) LINQ
9 3 (2.61%) RESTful
9 3 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.61%) XSLT
10 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.74%) J2EE
10 2 (1.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) iPad
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.87%) Android
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (20.00%) SDLC
4 17 (14.78%) Project Management
5 15 (13.04%) Migration
5 15 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 14 (12.17%) TDD
7 13 (11.30%) CRM
7 13 (11.30%) Scrum
8 12 (10.43%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.57%) Functional Testing
9 11 (9.57%) Manual Testing
9 11 (9.57%) Performance Testing
9 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.70%) User Stories
11 9 (7.83%) Software Delivery
11 9 (7.83%) System Testing
12 8 (6.96%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) C#
2 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.22%) C
4 5 (4.35%) Java
4 5 (4.35%) Perl
5 4 (3.48%) Python
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.61%) VB
6 3 (2.61%) VB6
7 2 (1.74%) C++
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.87%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
8 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) DV Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.22%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.74%) Degree
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) COBIT
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.74%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.87%) MISRA
3 1 (0.87%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
1 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Nagios
2 1 (0.87%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.87%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle
3 6 (5.22%) SAP
4 3 (2.61%) HP
5 2 (1.74%) Anaplan
5 2 (1.74%) Apple
5 2 (1.74%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.74%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.87%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.87%) Imperva
6 1 (0.87%) Incapsula
6 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.87%) Symantec
6 1 (0.87%) Teradata
6 1 (0.87%) VMware