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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 101 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 37 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.54% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.00% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £243 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £470 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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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
2259 2255 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.20% 77.17% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1507 879
Average daily rate £395 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 120 65
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -2 13 £350 -4.10% 6
Somerset +11 8 £325 -1.88%
Wiltshire -5 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Gloucestershire -5 4 £463 +2.77% 1
Devon -8 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Cornwall - 1 £225 -
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England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.35%) Project Management
3 26 (25.49%) PRINCE2
4 24 (23.53%) Java
4 24 (23.53%) SQL
5 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
6 22 (21.57%) TDD
7 21 (20.59%) HTML
8 19 (18.63%) .NET
8 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
9 17 (16.67%) Scrum
10 16 (15.69%) Finance
10 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
10 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 15 (14.71%) CSS
11 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.75%) C#
13 13 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.76%) V-Model
14 12 (11.76%) Open Source
14 12 (11.76%) SDLC
14 12 (11.76%) Oracle
14 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
15 11 (10.78%) OO
15 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
15 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (9.80%) MSMQ

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (2.94%) Drupal
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.98%) Node.js
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Project
2 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Magento
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.82%) MS Access
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.98%) DataStage
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.92%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.94%) JIRA
5 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.96%) Maven
6 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Billing
5 3 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Analyst
2 30 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 22 (21.57%) Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Programmer
8 4 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.92%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (2.94%) AWS Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) HTML
2 19 (18.63%) .NET
3 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.71%) CSS
4 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 10 (9.80%) MSMQ
5 10 (9.80%) jQuery
6 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.82%) WCF
6 9 (8.82%) LINQ
6 9 (8.82%) Entity Framework
6 9 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
6 9 (8.82%) SOAP
7 8 (7.84%) HTML5
8 4 (3.92%) Middleware
9 3 (2.94%) JSON
9 3 (2.94%) REST
9 3 (2.94%) CSS3
9 3 (2.94%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) User Experience
2 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
2 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.94%) DTV
3 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.98%) Telematics
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.35%) Project Management
3 26 (25.49%) PRINCE2
4 22 (21.57%) TDD
5 17 (16.67%) Scrum
6 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.76%) V-Model
8 12 (11.76%) Open Source
8 12 (11.76%) SDLC
9 11 (10.78%) OO
9 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.80%) MVC
10 10 (9.80%) BDD
11 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.82%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.82%) User Stories
11 9 (8.82%) ITIL
11 9 (8.82%) OOD
11 9 (8.82%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) Java
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 13 (12.75%) C#
3 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.84%) VBA
6 3 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) C
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) ISEB
4 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.94%) HND
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.96%) PMP
7 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.96%) Degree
8 1 (0.98%) OCA
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) Sencha
4 3 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.98%) Informatica
5 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.98%) Teradata
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