The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 132 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 84.21% 80.98% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 111 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP