The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 33 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.12% 1.49% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.29% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate £475 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.82% -2.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 175 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 71.16% 65.30% 62.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 118 88
Average daily rate £325 £381 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Waterfall
Hampshire

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Southampton region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Waterfall
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Product Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 2 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle