The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 139 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 61 124 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.75% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.30% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 104 74
Average daily rate
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£475 £435 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £575 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Waterfall
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Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the City of London region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the City of London region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 42 (30.00%) Project Management
2 42 (30.00%) SQL
3 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (19.29%) .NET
5 26 (18.57%) PRINCE2
5 26 (18.57%) Banking
5 26 (18.57%) Business Analysis
6 20 (14.29%) Degree
7 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
8 18 (12.86%) T-SQL
9 17 (12.14%) Scrum
10 16 (11.43%) Retail
10 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
11 15 (10.71%) ETL
11 15 (10.71%) QA
11 15 (10.71%) QlikView
11 15 (10.71%) Analytics
12 14 (10.00%) Markit EDM
12 14 (10.00%) Asset Management
12 14 (10.00%) Workflow
12 14 (10.00%) Data Mining
13 13 (9.29%) C#
13 13 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (8.57%) Risk Management
14 12 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (7.86%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (7.86%) Control-M
16 10 (7.14%) XML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.86%) CMS
1 4 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 6 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.71%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.71%) QlikView
3 14 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 13 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) DTS
8 3 (2.14%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.43%) Big Data
9 2 (1.43%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.57%) Selenium
3 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.43%) JIRA
4 2 (1.43%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.71%) Calabash
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Banking
3 16 (11.43%) Retail
4 10 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.00%) Publishing
6 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.86%) Marketing
7 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 3 (2.14%) Front Office
7 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.43%) French Language
8 2 (1.43%) German Language
8 2 (1.43%) Legal
8 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.71%) Billing
9 1 (0.71%) Back Office
9 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.71%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (32.86%) Analyst
2 38 (27.14%) Project Manager
3 30 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 26 (18.57%) Developer
5 9 (6.43%) Digital Project Manager
6 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Architect
9 5 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.86%) SQL Programmer
10 4 (2.86%) Siebel Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Business Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (2.86%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (2.86%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) .NET
2 10 (7.14%) XML
3 8 (5.71%) HTML
4 7 (5.00%) jQuery
5 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.29%) CSS
5 6 (4.29%) Web Services
6 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.86%) RESTful
7 4 (2.86%) HTML5
7 4 (2.86%) WCF
7 4 (2.86%) LINQ
8 3 (2.14%) XSLT
8 3 (2.14%) JSON
8 3 (2.14%) CSS3
8 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.43%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.71%) Middleware
10 1 (0.71%) XHTML
10 1 (0.71%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Derivative
2 8 (5.71%) Equities
3 6 (4.29%) Reference Data
3 6 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.29%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.57%) Swaptions
4 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Open Source
6 3 (2.14%) PMI
6 3 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) UNIX
3 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.86%) Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.00%) Project Management
2 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.57%) PRINCE2
3 26 (18.57%) Business Analysis
4 17 (12.14%) Scrum
5 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 15 (10.71%) ETL
6 15 (10.71%) Analytics
7 14 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 14 (10.00%) Workflow
8 12 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 12 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.86%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (7.14%) CRM
10 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.43%) Migration
11 9 (6.43%) Stress Testing
12 7 (5.00%) MVC
12 7 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.00%) SQL
2 18 (12.86%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.29%) C#
4 7 (5.00%) Java
4 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.29%) VBA
6 4 (2.86%) C
7 3 (2.14%) XPath
8 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.43%) VBScript
8 2 (1.43%) VB
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.14%) ISEB
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PMP
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Control-M
2 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Siebel
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle
4 3 (2.14%) Open Text
4 3 (2.14%) RedDot
5 2 (1.43%) hybris
5 2 (1.43%) Endeca
5 2 (1.43%) MKS
5 2 (1.43%) Sybase
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.43%) webMethods
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.71%) JBoss
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) EMC
6 1 (0.71%) Trillium
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago