Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 94 125
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 95 115 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.68% 2.00% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.51% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 75
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -13.04%
10th Percentile £297 £313 £263
90th Percentile £587 £508 £440
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £41.25
England median hourly rate £36.50 £36.14 £24.37
% change year-on-year +1.00% +48.33% -40.93%

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 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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
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 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
Bristol -6 35 £395 -3.66% 9
Wiltshire +6 24 £500 +27.39% 2
Gloucestershire +14 10 £425 +3.03%
Somerset +1 9 £425 -5.56% 1
Dorset -8 7 £456 +21.67% 3
Devon -15 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Waterfall
England

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 South West region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 91 (95.79%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) Finance
3 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.89%) SQL
5 17 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.79%) Scrum
6 15 (15.79%) Banking
6 15 (15.79%) JIRA
6 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.74%) .NET
7 14 (14.74%) DevOps
8 13 (13.68%) Migration
9 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (12.63%) PRINCE2
9 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.58%) HTML
10 11 (11.58%) Python
10 11 (11.58%) QA
11 10 (10.53%) Manufacturing
11 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 10 (10.53%) Web Services
11 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
11 10 (10.53%) SDLC
12 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (9.47%) SOAP
12 9 (9.47%) Java
12 9 (9.47%) C#

Waterfall
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 8 (8.42%) CMS
1 8 (8.42%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) Kentico
3 4 (4.21%) Confluence
4 3 (3.16%) Apache
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) Jetty
5 2 (2.11%) Mongrel
5 2 (2.11%) nginx
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.05%) Liferay
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.05%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon S3
1 6 (6.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 6 (6.32%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (6.32%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (6.32%) Route 53
1 6 (6.32%) Serverless
1 6 (6.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (3.16%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) HTTP
2 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.16%) DHCP
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) FTP
3 3 (3.16%) Intranet
3 3 (3.16%) IPsec
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 3 (3.16%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.16%) DB2
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.05%) DataStage
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.79%) JIRA
3 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.37%) Subversion
6 5 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.26%) NuGet
6 5 (5.26%) ScriptRunner
6 5 (5.26%) Selenium
6 5 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.21%) JUnit
7 4 (4.21%) Maven
7 4 (4.21%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.16%) Ant
8 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.16%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Banking
3 10 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.37%) Marketing
5 5 (5.26%) Electronics
5 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.16%) Military
7 2 (2.11%) Legal
7 2 (2.11%) Retail
8 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Architect
2 14 (14.74%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Coordinator
8 6 (6.32%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (4.21%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) JIRA Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.16%) JIRA Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) Migration Project Manager
11 3 (3.16%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) Web Services
4 9 (9.47%) jQuery
4 9 (9.47%) SOAP
5 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.32%) HTML5
5 6 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.26%) CSS
6 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.26%) LINQ
6 5 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (5.26%) RESTful
7 4 (4.21%) REST
7 4 (4.21%) XML
8 3 (3.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.05%) CESG
7 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) PMI
7 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) CoreOS
3 3 (3.16%) CentOS
3 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
4 2 (2.11%) VMS
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (95.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (15.79%) Scrum
4 14 (14.74%) DevOps
5 13 (13.68%) Migration
6 12 (12.63%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.53%) SDLC
8 8 (8.42%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.42%) Project Management
9 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.37%) ITIL
10 6 (6.32%) Auto-Scaling
10 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.32%) DSDM
10 6 (6.32%) Kanban
10 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.32%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) Python
3 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.47%) C#
4 9 (9.47%) Java
5 8 (8.42%) Groovy
6 6 (6.32%) Ruby
7 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.16%) C
7 3 (3.16%) C++
7 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.16%) VBScript
8 2 (2.11%) Jython
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) ISEB
2 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.05%) APMP
6 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) SEPA
3 1 (1.05%) COBIT
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Docker
2 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.16%) Xen
5 2 (2.11%) Firmware
5 2 (2.11%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
1 3 (3.16%) Terraform
2 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.11%) Nagios
2 2 (2.11%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) SAP
4 6 (6.32%) Google
5 5 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.16%) CA
7 3 (3.16%) Pegasus
8 2 (2.11%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.11%) Microgen
8 2 (2.11%) New Relic
8 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) FNZ
9 1 (1.05%) hybris
9 1 (1.05%) Netezza
9 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.05%) TSYS