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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.65% 1.88% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.29% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
Median daily rate £350 £451 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.30% +32.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £415 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £483 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 692 700 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.80% 82.06% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 516 575
Median daily rate £388 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -3.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.25 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

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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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) Marketing
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.29%) Test Management
6 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Informatica
7 3 (10.71%) PowerExchange
7 3 (10.71%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum

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 3 (10.71%) PowerExchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Liferay
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) iTrent
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.57%) Military
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) JAX-WS
2 1 (3.57%) JPA
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XHTML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 4 (14.29%) Test Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
6 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) ETL
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) APMP
2 1 (3.57%) CITP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) IIBA
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Informatica
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) BT
2 2 (7.14%) Huawei
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle