Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 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 > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.30% 4.31% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 5.72% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 9
Dorset median daily rate £456 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £404 £318 £164
90th Percentile £508 £522 £440
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 248 332 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.58% 75.28% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 240 175
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £231
90th Percentile £506 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.68 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Dorset

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Dorset

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in Dorset

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 4 £456 +21.67% 2
Waterfall
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Guidewire
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Pensions Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Guidewire
2 1 (14.29%) HP