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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 102 124 96
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 107 70 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.22% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.57% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 110
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 195 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (49.30%) Finance
3 65 (30.23%) Project Management
4 44 (20.47%) Banking
4 44 (20.47%) SDLC
5 43 (20.00%) Java
6 39 (18.14%) Degree
7 36 (16.74%) SQL
8 35 (16.28%) Scrum
9 34 (15.81%) Microsoft
10 33 (15.35%) PRINCE2
11 32 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (13.49%) CRM
14 28 (13.02%) OO
15 26 (12.09%) .NET
16 24 (11.16%) Oracle
17 21 (9.77%) SQL Server
17 21 (9.77%) Linux
17 21 (9.77%) Web Services
17 21 (9.77%) E-Commerce
17 21 (9.77%) JIRA
18 20 (9.30%) Business Analysis
18 20 (9.30%) Windows
19 19 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (8.37%) Kanban
20 18 (8.37%) QA
20 18 (8.37%) Configuration Management
20 18 (8.37%) MS Excel
21 17 (7.91%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.26%) Apache
2 7 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.79%) FileNet
3 6 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.33%) Confluence
5 4 (1.86%) CMS
5 4 (1.86%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.86%) SAS
6 2 (0.93%) Jetty
6 2 (0.93%) Lync
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.12%) MS Office
3 10 (4.65%) MS Project
4 9 (4.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) BASE24
4 1 (0.47%) HFM
4 1 (0.47%) Agresso
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) LDAP
2 2 (0.93%) HTTP
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.47%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.47%) RTSP
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.72%) MySQL
6 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.26%) EDRMS
7 7 (3.26%) DTS
8 4 (1.86%) Big Data
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.93%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.93%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (9.77%) JIRA
2 11 (5.12%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.19%) TeamCity
3 9 (4.19%) Subversion
4 6 (2.79%) Maven
4 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.79%) Selenium
4 6 (2.79%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.33%) Redmine
5 5 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.33%) FogBugz
5 5 (2.33%) Trac
5 5 (2.33%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.86%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.86%) JBehave
7 3 (1.40%) Zephyr
7 3 (1.40%) Calabash
7 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.40%) Ant
General
1 106 (49.30%) Finance
2 44 (20.47%) Banking
3 14 (6.51%) Retail
4 13 (6.05%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.19%) Back Office
7 7 (3.26%) Front Office
7 7 (3.26%) Marketing
8 6 (2.79%) Billing
9 4 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.86%) Advertising
10 3 (1.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.93%) French Language
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (31.16%) Analyst
2 49 (22.79%) Business Analyst
3 42 (19.53%) Developer
4 38 (17.67%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.84%) Architect
6 15 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.65%) Programme Manager
7 10 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.72%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 7 (3.26%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (2.79%) CRM Business Analyst
10 6 (2.79%) CRM Analyst
10 6 (2.79%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (2.79%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.79%) Administrator
10 6 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.09%) .NET
2 21 (9.77%) Web Services
3 10 (4.65%) Middleware
4 9 (4.19%) XML
5 7 (3.26%) J2EE
5 7 (3.26%) SOAP
5 7 (3.26%) JRules
6 6 (2.79%) Spring
6 6 (2.79%) WPF
6 6 (2.79%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.33%) Symfony
7 5 (2.33%) HTML
8 4 (1.86%) WCF
9 3 (1.40%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.40%) XSLT
9 3 (1.40%) JMS
9 3 (1.40%) RESTful
9 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.65%) User Experience
3 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.72%) Derivative
5 7 (3.26%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.26%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.33%) PMI
7 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.86%) Statistics
9 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.40%) EFT
10 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.93%) Equities
10 2 (0.93%) Tandem
10 2 (0.93%) IPTV
11 1 (0.47%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.77%) Linux
2 20 (9.30%) Windows
3 12 (5.58%) UNIX
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (30.23%) Project Management
3 44 (20.47%) SDLC
4 35 (16.28%) Scrum
5 33 (15.35%) PRINCE2
6 32 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (13.49%) CRM
8 28 (13.02%) OO
9 21 (9.77%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.30%) Business Analysis
11 19 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (8.37%) Kanban
12 18 (8.37%) Configuration Management
13 17 (7.91%) UML
14 15 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.98%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.51%) OOA/OOD
15 14 (6.51%) Change Management
16 13 (6.05%) TDD
17 12 (5.58%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.00%) Java
2 36 (16.74%) SQL
3 17 (7.91%) C#
4 7 (3.26%) C++
4 7 (3.26%) VBA
5 6 (2.79%) PHP
6 5 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.33%) Ruby
6 5 (2.33%) PHP5
7 4 (1.86%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.40%) Perl
8 3 (1.40%) C
9 2 (0.93%) Groovy
9 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (18.14%) Degree
2 15 (6.98%) ISEB
3 12 (5.58%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.72%) PMP
4 8 (3.72%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.86%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.37%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) COREP
2 2 (0.93%) FINREP
3 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) vCloud
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (5.12%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.26%) Puppet
2 7 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.16%) Oracle
3 14 (6.51%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.65%) webMethods
4 10 (4.65%) WorldPay
5 8 (3.72%) IBM
5 8 (3.72%) HP
6 6 (2.79%) SAP
6 6 (2.79%) Kofax
7 5 (2.33%) Tableau
8 4 (1.86%) Siebel
9 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.40%) BEA
9 3 (1.40%) Pega
9 3 (1.40%) hybris
9 3 (1.40%) VMware
9 3 (1.40%) Teradata
10 2 (0.93%) Netezza
10 2 (0.93%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.93%) Vertica
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