The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 119 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 90 136 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.89% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.47% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 103 95
Average daily rate
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£455 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £365 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £50.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4637 5495 5257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.98% 76.39% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 4065 3943
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 75 85
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 123 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.33%) Finance
3 52 (34.67%) Project Management
4 35 (23.33%) SQL
5 32 (21.33%) Banking
6 28 (18.67%) Business Analysis
7 27 (18.00%) PRINCE2
8 24 (16.00%) .NET
8 24 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 23 (15.33%) Scrum
10 20 (13.33%) Retail
10 20 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 17 (11.33%) Investment Banking
11 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.33%) Risk Management
12 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (10.00%) T-SQL
12 15 (10.00%) C#
12 15 (10.00%) Data Mining
12 15 (10.00%) ETL
12 15 (10.00%) QA
12 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (10.00%) Markit EDM
13 14 (9.33%) CRM
13 14 (9.33%) Workflow
14 13 (8.67%) Asset Management
14 13 (8.67%) Windows
14 13 (8.67%) Web Services
14 13 (8.67%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (4.67%) CMS
2 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.33%) JBoss
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.67%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Office
2 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.00%) MS Project
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.67%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.67%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.67%) Cordys
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.67%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.67%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.67%) QlikView
4 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.00%) DTS
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.33%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.33%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.33%) OLTP
8 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Selenium
2 6 (4.00%) JIRA
3 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.67%) JUnit
4 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.00%) TestNG
5 3 (2.00%) Hudson
5 3 (2.00%) JBehave
6 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.33%) WinRunner
6 2 (1.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.67%) Subversion
7 1 (0.67%) Lombardi
General
1 53 (35.33%) Finance
2 32 (21.33%) Banking
3 20 (13.33%) Retail
4 17 (11.33%) Investment Banking
5 11 (7.33%) Back Office
6 7 (4.67%) Front Office
7 6 (4.00%) Marketing
8 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
10 3 (2.00%) General Ledger
10 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.33%) Legal
11 2 (1.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.67%) Advertising
12 1 (0.67%) Games
12 1 (0.67%) Local Government
12 1 (0.67%) International Banking
12 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (30.67%) Analyst
2 33 (22.00%) Project Manager
3 27 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 26 (17.33%) Developer
5 9 (6.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.33%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.67%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Siebel Business Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) Tester
9 5 (3.33%) Siebel Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.00%) .NET
2 13 (8.67%) Web Services
3 12 (8.00%) XML
4 9 (6.00%) CSS
5 8 (5.33%) HTML
6 6 (4.00%) RESTful
7 5 (3.33%) jQuery
7 5 (3.33%) HTML5
7 5 (3.33%) CSS3
7 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.67%) XSLT
8 4 (2.67%) Middleware
8 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.00%) REST
9 3 (2.00%) LINQ
9 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (2.00%) JSON
9 3 (2.00%) J2EE
10 2 (1.33%) WCF
10 2 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) User Experience
2 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) iPhone
5 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.67%) Open Source
6 4 (2.67%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.67%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.00%) Derivative
8 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.67%) FMCG
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.67%) Windows
2 9 (6.00%) Android
2 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.00%) Linux
4 5 (3.33%) Windows Phone
4 5 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.67%) Project Management
3 28 (18.67%) Business Analysis
4 27 (18.00%) PRINCE2
5 24 (16.00%) Data Modelling
6 23 (15.33%) Scrum
7 20 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 17 (11.33%) Risk Management
8 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.00%) ETL
10 14 (9.33%) CRM
10 14 (9.33%) Workflow
11 13 (8.67%) Asset Management
12 12 (8.00%) User Stories
13 11 (7.33%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (6.67%) TDD
14 10 (6.67%) Analytics
14 10 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (6.00%) Test Scripting
15 9 (6.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.33%) SQL
2 15 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 15 (10.00%) C#
3 11 (7.33%) Java
4 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.67%) Scala
6 3 (2.00%) VBA
6 3 (2.00%) C
6 3 (2.00%) XPath
6 3 (2.00%) Groovy
7 2 (1.33%) Ruby
7 2 (1.33%) Perl
7 2 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (0.67%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.67%) SOQL
8 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) ISEB
3 8 (5.33%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.67%) PMP
4 7 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) FINREP
3 3 (2.00%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.67%) EMIR
4 1 (0.67%) GxP
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Squid
1 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) Control-M
2 1 (0.67%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.33%) Siebel
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle
4 4 (2.67%) Open Text
4 4 (2.67%) RedDot
5 2 (1.33%) hybris
5 2 (1.33%) Demandware
5 2 (1.33%) Adobe
5 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.33%) Intershop
5 2 (1.33%) Endeca
6 1 (0.67%) Planview
6 1 (0.67%) Fundtech
6 1 (0.67%) Pega
6 1 (0.67%) Triple Point
6 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.67%) Niku
6 1 (0.67%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.67%) SunGard
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago