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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 119 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 82 133 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.96% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.53% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 105 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 130 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.77%) Finance
3 56 (36.13%) Project Management
4 42 (27.10%) Banking
5 32 (20.65%) SQL
6 29 (18.71%) Scrum
7 26 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (16.13%) Business Analysis
9 24 (15.48%) Retail
10 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
10 23 (14.84%) E-Commerce
11 22 (14.19%) ISEB
12 19 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (10.97%) Windows
13 17 (10.97%) Investment Banking
13 17 (10.97%) V-Model
14 16 (10.32%) Selenium
14 16 (10.32%) BDD
14 16 (10.32%) TDD
14 16 (10.32%) QA
14 16 (10.32%) Data Modelling
14 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.68%) Web Services
16 14 (9.03%) .NET
16 14 (9.03%) Oracle
16 14 (9.03%) C#
16 14 (9.03%) Java
16 14 (9.03%) Systems Analysis
16 14 (9.03%) Financial Institution
16 14 (9.03%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (6.45%) CMS
2 5 (3.23%) IIS
3 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.29%) JBoss
4 2 (1.29%) Apache
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.65%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Office
2 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.23%) MS Project
4 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.65%) Cordys
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.65%) Endur
3 1 (0.65%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) SaaS
1 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
2 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.16%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.23%) QlikView
4 5 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.29%) OLTP
7 2 (1.29%) MySQL
7 2 (1.29%) DTS
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) Selenium
2 11 (7.10%) Cucumber
2 11 (7.10%) JIRA
3 10 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.52%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.87%) JUnit
6 5 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.23%) TestNG
6 5 (3.23%) JBehave
6 5 (3.23%) Hudson
7 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.58%) Calabash
7 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.94%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.94%) NeoLoad
8 3 (1.94%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.29%) Fiddler
General
1 57 (36.77%) Finance
2 42 (27.10%) Banking
3 24 (15.48%) Retail
4 17 (10.97%) Investment Banking
5 14 (9.03%) Financial Institution
6 11 (7.10%) Back Office
7 10 (6.45%) Retail Banking
8 7 (4.52%) Marketing
9 6 (3.87%) Front Office
10 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.58%) German Language
11 3 (1.94%) General Ledger
12 2 (1.29%) Legal
12 2 (1.29%) Advertising
12 2 (1.29%) Publishing
13 1 (0.65%) Games
13 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.65%) Local Government
13 1 (0.65%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (36.13%) Analyst
2 34 (21.94%) Business Analyst
3 31 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 18 (11.61%) Developer
5 11 (7.10%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.81%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (5.81%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.52%) Tester
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.87%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.23%) Siebel Business Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Siebel Analyst
10 4 (2.58%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (1.94%) Digital Project Manager
11 3 (1.94%) Test Engineer
12 2 (1.29%) Security Project Manager
12 2 (1.29%) Security Manager
12 2 (1.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.68%) Web Services
2 14 (9.03%) .NET
3 12 (7.74%) XML
4 8 (5.16%) Middleware
4 8 (5.16%) CSS
5 7 (4.52%) HTML
6 6 (3.87%) JSON
6 6 (3.87%) RESTful
7 4 (2.58%) REST
8 3 (1.94%) jQuery
8 3 (1.94%) HTML5
8 3 (1.94%) CSS3
8 3 (1.94%) J2EE
8 3 (1.94%) SOAP
8 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.29%) XSLT
9 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.65%) WCF
10 1 (0.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.45%) User Experience
3 9 (5.81%) SWIFT
4 8 (5.16%) Open Source
5 7 (4.52%) iPhone
6 6 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.23%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.58%) iPad
8 4 (2.58%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.94%) Derivative
10 2 (1.29%) PMI
10 2 (1.29%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Windows
2 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.74%) Android
3 11 (7.10%) Linux
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Phone
4 5 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.13%) Project Management
3 29 (18.71%) Scrum
4 26 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
6 23 (14.84%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (10.97%) V-Model
9 16 (10.32%) BDD
9 16 (10.32%) TDD
9 16 (10.32%) Data Modelling
10 14 (9.03%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (9.03%) User Stories
11 13 (8.39%) Workflow
12 11 (7.10%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.10%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (6.45%) CRM
13 10 (6.45%) Integration Testing
13 10 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.65%) SQL
2 14 (9.03%) C#
2 14 (9.03%) Java
3 7 (4.52%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.87%) Scala
5 5 (3.23%) Groovy
5 5 (3.23%) C
5 5 (3.23%) Ruby
6 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.94%) C++
6 3 (1.94%) VB
7 2 (1.29%) VBA
7 2 (1.29%) XPath
8 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.65%) SOQL
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) ISEB
2 13 (8.39%) Degree
3 9 (5.81%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.52%) PMP
5 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.29%) CBAP
6 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) FINREP
3 3 (1.94%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.65%) FATCA
4 1 (0.65%) EMIR
4 1 (0.65%) GxP
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Varnish
1 1 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) Control-M
2 3 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) Siebel
4 2 (1.29%) Endeca
4 2 (1.29%) Intershop
4 2 (1.29%) Open Text
4 2 (1.29%) RedDot
4 2 (1.29%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.29%) HP
4 2 (1.29%) Adobe
4 2 (1.29%) SAP
4 2 (1.29%) Demandware
4 2 (1.29%) hybris
5 1 (0.65%) Pega
5 1 (0.65%) Fundtech
5 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.65%) Splunk
5 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
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Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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