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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 43 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.14% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.78% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +10.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.00
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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
293 258 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.24% 78.90% 62.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 186 119
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) CRM
3 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) B2B
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) RAD
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) Pegasus
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) .NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (20.00%) BPMN
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) RAD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) DSDM
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Pegasus