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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 100 86 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 42 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.03% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.45% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 9
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£405 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £291 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Devon 0 17 £400 -27.27% 1
Dorset +5 10 £413 +9.63%
Bristol - 7 £425 - 4
Wiltshire -9 4 £470 - 4
Somerset -15 1 - - 8
Gloucestershire -23 1 £510 +51.11% 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 25 (28.41%) ISEB
3 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.00%) Project Management
5 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 19 (21.59%) ISTQB
6 19 (21.59%) Security Cleared
7 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
8 16 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 16 (18.18%) Oracle
9 14 (15.91%) Scrum
9 14 (15.91%) Java
9 14 (15.91%) SQL
9 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (14.77%) .NET
10 13 (14.77%) MS Project
11 11 (12.50%) HP
11 11 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 11 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 11 (12.50%) Test Management
11 11 (12.50%) V-Model
11 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 11 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (11.36%) System Testing
12 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.23%) ITIL
13 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
13 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (3.41%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.27%) Drupal
2 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Project
2 11 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.55%) MS Office
5 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.14%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Selenium
2 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.27%) JMeter
5 1 (1.14%) ERwin
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Analyst
2 21 (23.86%) Project Manager
3 15 (17.05%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Test Manager
5 7 (7.95%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.82%) Tester
6 6 (6.82%) Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (3.41%) Project Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.41%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.27%) Project Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) SOAP
3 3 (3.41%) LAMP
3 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.27%) WCF
4 2 (2.27%) REST
4 2 (2.27%) J2EE
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) CSS3
5 1 (1.14%) jQuery
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) IVR
2 5 (5.68%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Robotics
3 2 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) AS400
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) PMI
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.00%) Project Management
3 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 16 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Scrum
6 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 11 (12.50%) Test Management
7 11 (12.50%) V-Model
7 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.36%) System Testing
9 9 (10.23%) ITIL
9 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (7.95%) Validation
11 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.95%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) Java
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) C#
3 2 (2.27%) Scala
3 2 (2.27%) C++
3 2 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) RPG
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) ISEB
2 19 (21.59%) ISTQB
2 19 (21.59%) Security Cleared
3 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
4 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (9.09%) Degree
7 5 (5.68%) HND
8 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.14%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) HP
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.95%) Genesys
4 7 (7.95%) Empirix
4 7 (7.95%) Siemens
4 7 (7.95%) Verint
5 4 (4.55%) SAP
5 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.27%) Capita
6 2 (2.27%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.27%) Citrix
6 2 (2.27%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.27%) Siebel
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) Facebook
7 1 (1.14%) Telerik
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