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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 36 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.59% 0.27% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 0.34% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £313 £457
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £313 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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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
315 298 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.61% 79.26% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 218 159
Average daily rate £350 £363 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Subversion
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) RAD
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) HP