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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 33 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 2.13% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.55% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Average daily rate £314 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Waterfall
Hampshire

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
214 353 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.56% 83.45% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 259 211
Average daily rate £375 £391 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) RubyMine
5 2 (22.22%) B2C
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) .NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) RubyMine
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) HP