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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 59 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.96% 1.91% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £382 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £54.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.48% -  
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 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 472 497 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.99% 86.28% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 343 231
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Waterfall
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

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in South Wales

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 0 5 £415 +13.69%
Cardiff +17 4 £350 +7.69% 3
Waterfall
Wales

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) ISEB
4 7 (25.00%) PMI
4 7 (25.00%) PMP
4 7 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (21.43%) JMeter
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) RAD
5 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) User Stories
7 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Groovy
7 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 4 (14.29%) JIRA

Waterfall
Top Related 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 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) GIS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) JMeter
2 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 6 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.71%) The Grinder
5 3 (10.71%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Performance Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PMI
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) RAD
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) RUP
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) UML
6 3 (10.71%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) Groovy
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (25.00%) PMP
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CBAP
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) ESRI
4 3 (10.71%) Siebel
4 3 (10.71%) Thunderhead