Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 67 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 +14
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 35 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.77% 2.11% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.53% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 20
Bristol median daily rate £395 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +10.81% -7.50%
10th Percentile £220 £270 £275
90th Percentile £533 £479 £489
South West median daily rate £425 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +8.28% +12.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £41.25
South West median hourly rate - - £41.25

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1571 1421 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.54% 83.44% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1029 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £551 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.58% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.30 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Bristol

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Bristol

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Banking
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.00%) Marketing
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 5 (14.29%) Electronics
7 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 5 (14.29%) QA
7 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (14.29%) Test Management
7 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 4 (11.43%) .NET
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) Service Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.86%) Liferay
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
1 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Marketing
4 5 (14.29%) Electronics
4 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
3 1 (2.86%) JPA
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.86%) XHTML
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 5 (14.29%) SDLC
4 5 (14.29%) Test Management
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Defect Management
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) ETL Development
7 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) APMP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) SAP
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Pegasus
3 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.71%) Microgen
5 1 (2.86%) FNZ
5 1 (2.86%) HP