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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 77 96 115
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 69 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.20% 0.97% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.37% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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
2262 1757 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.25% 70.90% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1136 1101
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 94 102
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +1 21 £400 +26.98% 7
Wiltshire +6 19 £463 +8.82% 8
Somerset +4 9 £388 - 1
Dorset -2 5 £413 -8.33% 7
Devon -3 5 £505 +44.28%
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 85 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.66%) Project Management
3 32 (31.68%) Scrum
4 26 (25.74%) SQL
5 24 (23.76%) E-Commerce
6 22 (21.78%) Java
7 20 (19.80%) Finance
8 18 (17.82%) MS Project
8 18 (17.82%) PRINCE2
9 17 (16.83%) V-Model
10 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.84%) TDD
11 15 (14.85%) .NET
11 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
11 15 (14.85%) User Experience
12 14 (13.86%) Selenium
12 14 (13.86%) Oracle
13 13 (12.87%) C#
13 13 (12.87%) HTML
13 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
14 12 (11.88%) Test Scripting
14 12 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (11.88%) User Stories
15 11 (10.89%) BDD
15 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
16 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
16 10 (9.90%) Open Source
16 10 (9.90%) CSS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (1.98%) Drupal
1 2 (1.98%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) MS Project
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Extranet
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) MS Access
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.98%) Big Data
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) DataStage
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Selenium
2 12 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.95%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.97%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.98%) Maven
7 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.99%) Behat
8 1 (0.99%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) ERwin
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Legal
5 3 (2.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Analyst
2 31 (30.69%) Project Manager
3 26 (25.74%) Business Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) Developer
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (5.94%) Programmer
8 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.98%) PHP Developer
12 1 (0.99%) Implementation Manager
12 1 (0.99%) Architect
12 1 (0.99%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
2 13 (12.87%) HTML
3 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 10 (9.90%) CSS
5 8 (7.92%) SOAP
5 8 (7.92%) jQuery
6 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.94%) WCF
6 6 (5.94%) LINQ
6 6 (5.94%) MSMQ
6 6 (5.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (5.94%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (2.97%) LAMP
7 3 (2.97%) HTML5
8 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.98%) JSON
8 2 (1.98%) Dojo
8 2 (1.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) User Experience
2 10 (9.90%) Open Source
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.98%) Social Media
5 2 (1.98%) Robotics
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) AS400
6 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) iSeries
6 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
1 8 (7.92%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Android
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (84.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.66%) Project Management
3 32 (31.68%) Scrum
4 24 (23.76%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.82%) PRINCE2
6 17 (16.83%) V-Model
7 16 (15.84%) TDD
8 12 (11.88%) Test Scripting
8 12 (11.88%) User Stories
9 11 (10.89%) BDD
10 9 (8.91%) Test Planning
10 9 (8.91%) MVC
10 9 (8.91%) OO
11 8 (7.92%) Validation
11 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.92%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.92%) Software Testing
12 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) Java
3 13 (12.87%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.96%) VB
7 4 (3.96%) VBA
8 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) C
9 2 (1.98%) VB6
10 1 (0.99%) Scala
10 1 (0.99%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.99%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.99%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (6.93%) HND
3 7 (6.93%) ISEB
4 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.99%) OCA
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) HP
4 2 (1.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Teradata
5 1 (0.99%) Sencha
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £290 - £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 13 days ago