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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
England / South West
Rank 74 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 54 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 1.74% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.12% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 46
Median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £314 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
2045 2453 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.73% 82.32% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1369 1729 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 118 112
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £23.25 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 £363 -3.33% 9
Wiltshire +14 16 £410 +17.14% 4
Gloucestershire - 9 £375 - 4
Devon +5 3 £275 -32.09% 2
Dorset -2 3 £363 -23.68%
Somerset +1 2 - - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 102 (98.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) Scrum
3 24 (23.08%) SDLC
4 21 (20.19%) Security Cleared
5 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
7 17 (16.35%) Windows
7 17 (16.35%) TDD
8 16 (15.38%) Oracle
9 15 (14.42%) Finance
10 14 (13.46%) Web Services
10 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
11 13 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 13 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 13 (12.50%) System Testing
11 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.50%) Project Management
11 13 (12.50%) SQL
11 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (11.54%) Functional Testing
12 12 (11.54%) DevOps
12 12 (11.54%) C
12 12 (11.54%) .NET
12 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
12 12 (11.54%) V-Model
12 12 (11.54%) JIRA

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 (7.69%) Confluence
1 8 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.77%) OpenROAD
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.88%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss
6 1 (0.96%) Liferay
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Project
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DMZ
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Ingres
3 4 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (3.85%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.92%) DB2
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) JIRA
1 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.58%) Cucumber
2 11 (10.58%) Selenium
3 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.85%) Maven
7 3 (2.88%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.88%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.88%) Gradle
7 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.96%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.96%) NUnit
9 1 (0.96%) Subversion
9 1 (0.96%) Toad
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Military
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Project Manager
2 23 (22.12%) Analyst
3 17 (16.35%) Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Architect
6 8 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.85%) HR Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) Web Services
2 12 (11.54%) .NET
3 9 (8.65%) SOAP
4 8 (7.69%) JSON
5 6 (5.77%) WCF
6 5 (4.81%) HTML
6 5 (4.81%) jQuery
6 5 (4.81%) XML
7 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.88%) LINQ
8 3 (2.88%) RESTful
8 3 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.92%) CSS
9 2 (1.92%) HTML5
9 2 (1.92%) J2EE
9 2 (1.92%) JSP
9 2 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) iPad
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (98.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) Scrum
3 24 (23.08%) SDLC
4 17 (16.35%) TDD
5 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
5 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
6 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 13 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 13 (12.50%) Project Management
6 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (12.50%) System Testing
7 12 (11.54%) DevOps
7 12 (11.54%) Functional Testing
7 12 (11.54%) V-Model
8 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.58%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (10.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) C
3 11 (10.58%) Python
4 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) Perl
5 8 (7.69%) C#
6 5 (4.81%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.92%) VB
8 2 (1.92%) VB6
9 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.58%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) Degree
4 5 (4.81%) ISEB
5 4 (3.85%) CISA
5 4 (3.85%) CISSP
5 4 (3.85%) IIBA
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) COBIT
2 1 (0.96%) MISRA
2 1 (0.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) Black Duck
4 3 (2.88%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.96%) BT
5 1 (0.96%) CA
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Huawei
5 1 (0.96%) VMware