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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 72 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 64 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.21% 1.43% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.85% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 34
Median daily rate £400 £350 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -50.55%
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
2247 2594 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.70% 77.48% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1732 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 137 90
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +6 21 £445 +27.14% 10
Dorset +3 16 £375 -9.09% 1
Devon +17 14 £350 -
Wiltshire +7 5 £475 +58.33% 5
Somerset 0 2 £450 +23.28% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £365 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 120 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (23.26%) Finance
4 23 (17.83%) Project Management
5 21 (16.28%) Migration
5 21 (16.28%) SDLC
6 18 (13.95%) .NET
6 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 18 (13.95%) Test Strategy
7 17 (13.18%) SQL
8 15 (11.63%) TDD
9 14 (10.85%) PRINCE2
9 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.85%) iPad
10 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
10 13 (10.08%) CRM
11 12 (9.30%) Performance Testing
12 11 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.53%) QA
12 11 (8.53%) Test Management
12 11 (8.53%) Scrum
12 11 (8.53%) User Stories
13 10 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (7.75%) Functional Testing
13 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
13 10 (7.75%) Windows
13 10 (7.75%) Oracle
13 10 (7.75%) Web Services
13 10 (7.75%) JIRA
13 10 (7.75%) Dynamics CRM

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 8 (6.20%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.65%) OpenROAD
3 2 (1.55%) Apache
3 2 (1.55%) Confluence
3 2 (1.55%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
2 3 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.55%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) SAN
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Ingres
3 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.78%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) JIRA
2 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.33%) Selenium
5 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.55%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.78%) ProC
6 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (29.46%) Project Manager
2 31 (24.03%) Analyst
3 19 (14.73%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Developer
5 10 (7.75%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.75%) Migration Manager
5 10 (7.75%) Migration Project Manager
6 9 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 9 (6.98%) Test Leader
6 9 (6.98%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Tester
8 7 (5.43%) Development Manager
9 6 (4.65%) Software Development Manager
10 5 (3.88%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.88%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Portfolio Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Software Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) .NET
2 10 (7.75%) Web Services
3 8 (6.20%) JSON
3 8 (6.20%) SOAP
4 6 (4.65%) WCF
5 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.10%) HTML
6 3 (2.33%) jQuery
6 3 (2.33%) Spring
7 2 (1.55%) Ajax
7 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.55%) CSS
7 2 (1.55%) HTML5
7 2 (1.55%) Symfony
7 2 (1.55%) XSLT
8 1 (0.78%) CSS3
8 1 (0.78%) Kafka
8 1 (0.78%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) iPad
2 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) VHDL
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.75%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Unix
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (17.83%) Project Management
4 21 (16.28%) Migration
4 21 (16.28%) SDLC
5 18 (13.95%) Test Strategy
6 15 (11.63%) TDD
7 14 (10.85%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.08%) CRM
9 12 (9.30%) Performance Testing
10 11 (8.53%) Scrum
10 11 (8.53%) Test Management
10 11 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (8.53%) User Stories
11 10 (7.75%) Functional Testing
12 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.20%) Data Migration
13 8 (6.20%) Manual Testing
13 8 (6.20%) Software Delivery
13 8 (6.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) SQL
2 6 (4.65%) C#
3 4 (3.10%) Java
3 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.33%) Perl
4 3 (2.33%) PHP
5 2 (1.55%) C
5 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.55%) Python
5 2 (1.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) PROC SQL
6 1 (0.78%) Scala
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.78%) VB
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.78%) VB6
6 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) ISEB
5 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.55%) Degree
7 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.55%) COBIT
4 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.78%) Docker
1 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.78%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.75%) Oracle
3 7 (5.43%) SAP
4 3 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (1.55%) Anaplan
5 2 (1.55%) Apple
5 2 (1.55%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.55%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.55%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.78%) Imperva
6 1 (0.78%) Incapsula
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec
6 1 (0.78%) Teradata
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
Bristol
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago