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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
South West / Bristol
Rank 56 47 49
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.70% 2.99% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 3.64% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 19
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £349 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £600 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 82.17% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 532 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Bristol

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) SAP
6 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) SAP HR
7 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (9.09%) Data Management
8 3 (9.09%) BT
8 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.09%) Master Data Management
8 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (9.09%) Test Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Huawei
9 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Marketing
9 2 (6.06%) Remediation Plan
9 2 (6.06%) Data Privacy

Waterfall
Top Related 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSTest
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) HR Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Hardware Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) Master Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.09%) Test Management
7 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Data Privacy
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CITP
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) IIBA
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) BT
2 3 (9.09%) Huawei
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle