The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 56 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 25 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.15% 0.17% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 0.25% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 4
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£350 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
607 408 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.45% 71.08% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 268 237
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £23.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 19 £350 -
South Wales - 5 £345 - 3
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
3 19 (43.18%) Selenium
4 18 (40.91%) Scrum
5 17 (38.64%) XML
6 16 (36.36%) HP
6 16 (36.36%) Maven
6 16 (36.36%) Cucumber
7 15 (34.09%) SOAP
8 13 (29.55%) SoapUI
8 13 (29.55%) REST
8 13 (29.55%) JSON
9 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
9 12 (27.27%) Firewall
10 11 (25.00%) QA
11 10 (22.73%) Open Source
11 10 (22.73%) User Stories
12 9 (20.45%) Banking
12 9 (20.45%) Finance
13 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
14 7 (15.91%) Project Management
15 6 (13.64%) Service Management
16 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
16 5 (11.36%) V-Model
16 5 (11.36%) Migration
16 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (11.36%) SQL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Selenium
2 16 (36.36%) Maven
2 16 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 13 (29.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Toad
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Banking
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 23 (52.27%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Integration Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Integration Tester
8 1 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) XML
2 15 (34.09%) SOAP
3 13 (29.55%) REST
3 13 (29.55%) JSON
4 4 (9.09%) J2EE
5 3 (6.82%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) Servlets
6 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) Middleware
7 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) AS400
3 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
4 18 (40.91%) Scrum
5 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 10 (22.73%) User Stories
7 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.91%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Service Management
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) V-Model
9 5 (11.36%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.09%) RAD
10 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
1 5 (11.36%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) C
2 2 (4.55%) Scala
3 1 (2.27%) MUMPS
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) HL7
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
South Wales
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago