The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 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.

Waterfall Model
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 44 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.80% 1.76% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.33% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £47.39 £31.44
% change year-on-year -0.82% +50.73%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 284 343 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.03% 75.55% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 176 213
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) SDLC
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Validation
4 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (60.00%) System Testing
4 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (60.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) V-Model
5 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (53.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (53.33%) C
5 8 (53.33%) Perl
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) Windows

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Implementation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) SDLC
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (60.00%) System Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Validation
4 9 (60.00%) V-Model
5 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
1 8 (53.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft