The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 29 April 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.38% 1.05% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.39% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £314 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.04% +8.75%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 216 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 75.48% 75.26% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 134 261
Median daily rate £438 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Dutch Language
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) SAP