The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 38 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.48% - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £470 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 215 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.15% 79.63% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 176 189
Average daily rate £413 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
Wiltshire

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Swindon region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (66.67%) System Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (50.00%) Genesys
3 6 (50.00%) Siemens
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Verint
3 6 (50.00%) WFM
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (50.00%) IVR
3 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Matrix Management
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Empirix
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) System Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) WFM
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Matrix Management
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) Android Development
8 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Genesys
2 6 (50.00%) Siemens
2 6 (50.00%) Verint
3 5 (41.67%) Empirix
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Capita
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft