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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 40 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.92% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£470 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 259 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.32% 70.96% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 185 154
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £23.85 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.62% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £19.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 10 (71.43%) System Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) HP
3 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Genesys
4 7 (50.00%) Empirix
4 7 (50.00%) Siemens
4 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (50.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (50.00%) WFM
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (50.00%) IVR
4 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Verint
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) V-Model
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) System Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
3 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (50.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (50.00%) WFM
4 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) V-Model
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) RAD
8 1 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Genesys
2 7 (50.00%) Empirix
2 7 (50.00%) Siemens
2 7 (50.00%) Verint
3 2 (14.29%) Capita
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix