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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 38 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.82% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.36% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +10.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.91 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-69.00% +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
276 277 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.89% 80.06% 61.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 203 117
Average daily rate £350 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) RAD
6 2 (13.33%) BPMN
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) 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 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 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 2 (13.33%) 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%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) BPMN
6 2 (13.33%) RAD
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) DSDM
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
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 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Pegasus