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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 85 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 57 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.93% 0.96% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.24% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 29
Median daily rate £440 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2298 2417 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.62% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1642 1596
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 107 121
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Dorset - 16 £450 - 4
Bristol +11 14 £451 +32.50% 5
Devon +10 9 £333 -5.00%
Wiltshire -8 8 £325 -23.52% 1
Gloucestershire -1 5 £600 +29.72% 2
Somerset +9 3 £425 +6.25%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 115 (90.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.77%) Finance
3 28 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (18.11%) Migration
4 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
5 21 (16.54%) SDLC
6 19 (14.96%) Project Management
6 19 (14.96%) SQL
7 16 (12.60%) TDD
8 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
9 14 (11.02%) .NET
9 14 (11.02%) Scrum
10 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (10.24%) Test Strategy
11 12 (9.45%) Java
11 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.45%) Performance Testing
12 11 (8.66%) Test Management
12 11 (8.66%) Banking
12 11 (8.66%) Web Services
12 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
12 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
12 11 (8.66%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (7.87%) iPad
13 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (7.87%) HTML
13 10 (7.87%) Oracle
14 9 (7.09%) SOA
14 9 (7.09%) Programme Management

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 (6.30%) Apache
2 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) Liferay
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.79%) Sakai
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 2 (1.57%) SAN
3 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Selenium
2 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.72%) JIRA
3 6 (4.72%) JUnit
3 6 (4.72%) Maven
4 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Electronics
4 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Analyst
1 33 (25.98%) Project Manager
2 23 (18.11%) Business Analyst
3 17 (13.39%) Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Migration Manager
4 9 (7.09%) Migration Project Manager
5 8 (6.30%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
5 8 (6.30%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Test Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Programme Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Portfolio Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.15%) Banking Project Manager
9 4 (3.15%) E-Commerce Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) .NET
2 11 (8.66%) Web Services
3 10 (7.87%) HTML
4 8 (6.30%) CSS
4 8 (6.30%) jQuery
4 8 (6.30%) Spring
4 8 (6.30%) XHTML
5 7 (5.51%) XSLT
6 6 (4.72%) J2EE
6 6 (4.72%) JAX-WS
6 6 (4.72%) JPA
6 6 (4.72%) JSP
7 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.36%) Dojo
8 3 (2.36%) SOAP
9 2 (1.57%) Ajax
9 2 (1.57%) HTML5
9 2 (1.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) iPad
3 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.15%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.15%) VLE
5 3 (2.36%) User Experience
6 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Telematics
7 1 (0.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (90.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (18.11%) Migration
4 21 (16.54%) SDLC
5 19 (14.96%) Project Management
6 16 (12.60%) TDD
7 14 (11.02%) Scrum
8 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.24%) Test Strategy
9 12 (9.45%) Performance Testing
9 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.66%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (8.66%) Test Management
11 9 (7.09%) Data Migration
11 9 (7.09%) Programme Management
11 9 (7.09%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (7.09%) SOA
11 9 (7.09%) User Stories
12 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) Java
3 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.51%) C#
5 5 (3.94%) Perl
5 5 (3.94%) Python
6 4 (3.15%) PHP
7 3 (2.36%) C
7 3 (2.36%) Ruby
8 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.30%) ISEB
5 7 (5.51%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (3.15%) CISSP
7 4 (3.15%) CREST Certified
7 4 (3.15%) Degree
7 4 (3.15%) GWAPT
7 4 (3.15%) OSCE
7 4 (3.15%) OSCP
7 4 (3.15%) SANS
8 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.57%) COBIT
4 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) SAP
4 4 (3.15%) Blackboard
4 4 (3.15%) HP
4 4 (3.15%) Teradata
5 2 (1.57%) Apple
5 2 (1.57%) IBM
5 2 (1.57%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.79%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.79%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.79%) Imperva
6 1 (0.79%) Incapsula
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
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