Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 June 2018 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 125 84
Rank change year-on-year +41 -41 +35
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 116 73 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.32% 1.39% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.68% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 117
South West median daily rate £450 £358 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.87% -17.34% +8.13%
10th Percentile £355 £254 £306
90th Percentile £541 £489 £548
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.47% - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% -10.00% +50.51%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,093 4,348 4,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.89% 83.06% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,453 2,812 3,132
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £249 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 202 245
South West median hourly rate £36.88 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.70 £14.14 £14.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.40
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Waterfall in the South West

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Wiltshire +33 30 £501 +40.00% 7
Bristol -6 29 £438 +9.38% 9
Devon +16 22 £348 -6.02% 3
Gloucestershire +4 16 £470 +34.29% 4
Somerset +10 8 £456 +7.35% 2
Dorset -1 6 £450 +14.65% 4
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 101 (87.07%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.79%) PRINCE2
3 39 (33.62%) Finance
4 30 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (24.14%) Project Management
6 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
7 18 (15.52%) Business Analysis
8 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (12.93%) User Stories
9 15 (12.93%) SDLC
9 15 (12.93%) Scrum
10 14 (12.07%) Coaching
11 13 (11.21%) Banking
11 13 (11.21%) Degree
11 13 (11.21%) Migration
12 12 (10.34%) SQL
13 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
14 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (7.76%) Business Process Mapping
15 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.76%) JIRA
15 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
15 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (7.76%) Change Management
15 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
16 8 (6.90%) ISEB
16 8 (6.90%) ERwin
16 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
16 8 (6.90%) Service Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (3.45%) Confluence
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.86%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) NuGet
3 1 (0.86%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Big Data
2 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.72%) DB2
2 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.86%) DataStage
3 1 (0.86%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) HBase
3 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.86%) QualityStage
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 8 (6.90%) ERwin
3 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) JMeter
6 2 (1.72%) JUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Maven
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
6 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.86%) Ant
7 1 (0.86%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.86%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (33.62%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.07%) Analyst
2 37 (31.90%) Project Manager
3 35 (30.17%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) Agile Business Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Architect
5 7 (6.03%) Data Architect
5 7 (6.03%) Lead Business Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Project Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Project Leader
6 6 (5.17%) Transformation Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Software Project Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Procurement Project Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) .NET
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
2 7 (6.03%) jQuery
2 7 (6.03%) Web Services
3 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.31%) CSS
4 5 (4.31%) SOAP
5 3 (2.59%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.59%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.59%) HTML5
5 3 (2.59%) LINQ
5 3 (2.59%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (2.59%) RESTful
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.72%) REST
6 2 (1.72%) STL
6 2 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) DataPower
6 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.45%) Unix
2 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (87.07%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.79%) PRINCE2
3 30 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (24.14%) Project Management
5 18 (15.52%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.93%) Scrum
6 15 (12.93%) SDLC
6 15 (12.93%) User Stories
7 14 (12.07%) Coaching
8 13 (11.21%) Migration
9 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.76%) Business Process Mapping
11 9 (7.76%) Change Management
11 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.90%) Service Management
12 8 (6.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.34%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) C#
2 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.03%) Python
4 6 (5.17%) Java
5 4 (3.45%) C++
6 3 (2.59%) C
7 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.72%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.86%) Jython
8 1 (0.86%) Korn
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.21%) Degree
3 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) ISEB
5 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.86%) IIBA
8 1 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) PMO
2 2 (1.72%) PSD2
3 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.72%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.86%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle
3 3 (2.59%) HP
3 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 2 (1.72%) CA
5 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.86%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.86%) IBM
5 1 (0.86%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.86%) Netezza
5 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.86%) Planview
5 1 (0.86%) Siebel
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase
5 1 (0.86%) Teradata
5 1 (0.86%) Unisys