The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.26% 2.07% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.62% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £500 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £297 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 382 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.79% 79.09% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 273 386
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 20
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.80
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in South Wales

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +7 7 £500 +42.85%
Cardiff -4 2 £375 +25.00%
Waterfall
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) PMI
5 6 (25.00%) PMP
5 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (25.00%) RAD
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Skype
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) Perl
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) JIRA
7 3 (12.50%) Thunderhead
7 3 (12.50%) Use Case
7 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PMI
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) UML
6 3 (12.50%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.33%) CBAP
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Thunderhead
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI