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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 104 131 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 103 69 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.19% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.53% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 118
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £563 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £410 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015, 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.

1 178 (91.75%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (48.45%) Finance
3 64 (32.99%) Project Management
4 46 (23.71%) Scrum
5 44 (22.68%) SDLC
6 39 (20.10%) SQL
7 38 (19.59%) PRINCE2
8 37 (19.07%) Banking
9 36 (18.56%) Microsoft
10 34 (17.53%) Degree
11 33 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (14.95%) Java
13 25 (12.89%) CRM
14 24 (12.37%) SQL Server
14 24 (12.37%) Business Analysis
15 23 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (11.34%) Oracle
16 22 (11.34%) Web Services
16 22 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (10.82%) OO
18 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
18 19 (9.79%) JIRA
19 18 (9.28%) Kanban
20 17 (8.76%) QA
20 17 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
20 17 (8.76%) Linux
20 17 (8.76%) Salesforce.com
20 17 (8.76%) Mentoring
21 16 (8.25%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (4.64%) Apache
1 9 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.06%) CMS
3 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.03%) Documentum
4 2 (1.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.03%) Confluence
4 2 (1.03%) Lync
4 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.03%) Captiva
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.22%) MS Visio
3 12 (6.19%) MS Project
4 9 (4.64%) MS Office
5 6 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Agresso
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Force.com
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) LDAP
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
1 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.52%) RTSP
1 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (0.52%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.64%) MySQL
8 7 (3.61%) EDRMS
8 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.61%) DTS
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.55%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.55%) Big Data
12 2 (1.03%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (1.03%) Cognos Event Studio
12 2 (1.03%) Cognos Metric Studio
12 2 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (9.79%) JIRA
2 15 (7.73%) Subversion
3 9 (4.64%) Mercurial
3 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.64%) FogBugz
3 9 (4.64%) Trac
3 9 (4.64%) Redmine
4 7 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.55%) Maven
6 3 (1.55%) JBehave
6 3 (1.55%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.55%) Selenium
6 3 (1.55%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.03%) JMeter
7 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.03%) Calabash
7 2 (1.03%) Axure RP
General
1 94 (48.45%) Finance
2 37 (19.07%) Banking
3 14 (7.22%) Retail
4 11 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.61%) Legal
5 7 (3.61%) Front Office
5 7 (3.61%) Marketing
6 4 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.06%) Billing
7 3 (1.55%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.03%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (35.05%) Analyst
2 49 (25.26%) Business Analyst
3 35 (18.04%) Project Manager
3 35 (18.04%) Developer
4 18 (9.28%) Architect
5 16 (8.25%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.15%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.64%) PHP Developer
7 9 (4.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (4.12%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.61%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (2.58%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.58%) CRM Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) CRM Business Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.34%) Web Services
2 16 (8.25%) .NET
3 12 (6.19%) Middleware
4 9 (4.64%) Symfony
5 8 (4.12%) HTML
6 7 (3.61%) XML
6 7 (3.61%) JRules
7 5 (2.58%) Spring
7 5 (2.58%) J2EE
7 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.58%) CSS
7 5 (2.58%) SOAP
8 4 (2.06%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.55%) jQuery
9 3 (1.55%) JMS
9 3 (1.55%) Visualforce
9 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.03%) WSDL
10 2 (1.03%) XSLT
10 2 (1.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.22%) User Experience
3 13 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.12%) Derivative
5 4 (2.06%) Clustering
5 4 (2.06%) Replication
5 4 (2.06%) PMI
5 4 (2.06%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.06%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.55%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.55%) EFT
7 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.03%) Equities
7 2 (1.03%) IPTV
7 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.76%) Linux
2 12 (6.19%) UNIX
3 10 (5.15%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) Android
4 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (91.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.99%) Project Management
3 46 (23.71%) Scrum
4 44 (22.68%) SDLC
5 38 (19.59%) PRINCE2
6 33 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (12.89%) CRM
8 24 (12.37%) Business Analysis
9 23 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (10.82%) OO
11 18 (9.28%) Kanban
12 17 (8.76%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
13 16 (8.25%) Coaching
14 15 (7.73%) User Stories
14 15 (7.73%) Open Source
15 13 (6.70%) UML
16 12 (6.19%) SOA
16 12 (6.19%) Change Management
16 12 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.10%) SQL
2 29 (14.95%) Java
3 12 (6.19%) C#
4 10 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.64%) PHP5
5 9 (4.64%) PHP
6 8 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.12%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.09%) C++
7 6 (3.09%) VBA
8 4 (2.06%) Ruby
9 3 (1.55%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.03%) C
10 2 (1.03%) VB6
10 2 (1.03%) VB
10 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.52%) COBOL
11 1 (0.52%) SOQL
11 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (17.53%) Degree
2 11 (5.67%) ISEB
3 10 (5.15%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.61%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.61%) PMP
5 6 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) CAPM
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.76%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.06%) Basel III
3 4 (2.06%) EMIR
4 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.03%) COREP
4 2 (1.03%) FINREP
5 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.61%) Puppet
2 7 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.34%) Oracle
3 17 (8.76%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.12%) webMethods
5 6 (3.09%) HP
6 5 (2.58%) Teradata
7 4 (2.06%) SAP
7 4 (2.06%) hybris
7 4 (2.06%) Red Gate
7 4 (2.06%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.55%) Vertica
8 3 (1.55%) Cognos
8 3 (1.55%) Siebel
8 3 (1.55%) Netezza
8 3 (1.55%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.03%) IBM
9 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.52%) Facebook
10 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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