The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 44 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.04% 1.65% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.06% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO