The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 43 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 1.51% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 221 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.97% 66.77% 70.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 153 106
Average daily rate £365 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
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 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 13 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) Degree

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Lead Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree