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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 94 133 111
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 104 80 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.01% 1.30% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.68% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 55 64
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
4071 4772 4486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.48% 77.75% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3159 3443 3459
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 30 March 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.

1 167 (90.27%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.11%) Finance
3 59 (31.89%) Banking
4 52 (28.11%) Project Management
5 41 (22.16%) SQL
6 34 (18.38%) Scrum
7 29 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (15.68%) Java
8 27 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (14.05%) Oracle
9 26 (14.05%) ISEB
10 25 (13.51%) Degree
11 24 (12.97%) Windows
12 23 (12.43%) PRINCE2
13 22 (11.89%) TDD
14 21 (11.35%) Linux
14 21 (11.35%) JIRA
15 20 (10.81%) QA
15 20 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (10.81%) .NET
15 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
15 20 (10.81%) Retail
16 19 (10.27%) Financial Institution
16 19 (10.27%) Web Services
16 19 (10.27%) E-Commerce
17 18 (9.73%) Selenium
17 18 (9.73%) BDD
18 17 (9.19%) Cucumber
18 17 (9.19%) V-Model
18 17 (9.19%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (5.95%) CMS
2 10 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.24%) IIS
4 6 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.24%) FileNet
4 6 (3.24%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.24%) Confluence
5 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (2.16%) SAS
6 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.08%) Jetty
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.41%) MS Office
3 8 (4.32%) MS Project
4 6 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.54%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.62%) BASE24
3 2 (1.08%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.54%) Endur
4 1 (0.54%) HFM
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.16%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.62%) Internet
4 2 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.62%) MySQL
6 3 (1.62%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Navigator
7 2 (1.08%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) OLTP
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.54%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) JIRA
2 18 (9.73%) Selenium
3 17 (9.19%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.03%) WebDriver
5 12 (6.49%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.95%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.78%) TestNG
8 7 (3.78%) JUnit
8 7 (3.78%) Hudson
8 7 (3.78%) JBehave
9 5 (2.70%) Calabash
10 4 (2.16%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.16%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.62%) Ant
11 3 (1.62%) Maven
11 3 (1.62%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.62%) NeoLoad
12 2 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 89 (48.11%) Finance
2 59 (31.89%) Banking
3 20 (10.81%) Retail
4 19 (10.27%) Financial Institution
5 17 (9.19%) Investment Banking
6 15 (8.11%) Retail Banking
7 10 (5.41%) Back Office
8 7 (3.78%) Marketing
9 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.16%) Advertising
10 3 (1.62%) Legal
10 3 (1.62%) Front Office
10 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.62%) Billing
11 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.08%) German Language
11 2 (1.08%) Publishing
12 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (33.51%) Analyst
2 37 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 29 (15.68%) Project Manager
4 25 (13.51%) Developer
5 11 (5.95%) Test Analyst
5 11 (5.95%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (4.86%) Programme Manager
6 9 (4.86%) Architect
7 8 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) Technical Leader
8 7 (3.78%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.24%) Administrator
9 6 (3.24%) Tester
9 6 (3.24%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.70%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (2.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.81%) .NET
2 19 (10.27%) Web Services
3 10 (5.41%) XML
4 8 (4.32%) Middleware
5 6 (3.24%) SOAP
5 6 (3.24%) JSON
5 6 (3.24%) WPF
5 6 (3.24%) Task Parallel Library
6 5 (2.70%) RESTful
7 4 (2.16%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.16%) WCF
7 4 (2.16%) J2EE
8 3 (1.62%) HTML
9 2 (1.08%) REST
10 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.54%) Java EE
10 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.54%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.41%) Open Source
2 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.86%) Video on Demand
3 9 (4.86%) SWIFT
4 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.78%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.70%) User Experience
7 4 (2.16%) Statistics
8 3 (1.62%) Tandem
8 3 (1.62%) PMI
8 3 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) iPad
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.97%) Windows
2 21 (11.35%) Linux
3 7 (3.78%) Android
3 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.16%) UNIX
5 3 (1.62%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (90.27%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.11%) Project Management
3 34 (18.38%) Scrum
4 29 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.43%) PRINCE2
6 22 (11.89%) TDD
7 20 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (10.27%) E-Commerce
9 18 (9.73%) BDD
10 17 (9.19%) V-Model
11 16 (8.65%) CRM
12 15 (8.11%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (7.57%) Test Automation
14 13 (7.03%) Integration Testing
14 13 (7.03%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (6.49%) OO
15 12 (6.49%) RAD
16 11 (5.95%) Change Management
16 11 (5.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.16%) SQL
2 29 (15.68%) Java
3 13 (7.03%) C#
4 8 (4.32%) Groovy
5 7 (3.78%) Scala
6 6 (3.24%) Ruby
7 5 (2.70%) VBA
8 4 (2.16%) C++
8 4 (2.16%) C
8 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
10 1 (0.54%) XQuery
10 1 (0.54%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.54%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.05%) ISEB
2 25 (13.51%) Degree
3 14 (7.57%) PMI Certification
4 11 (5.95%) PMP
4 11 (5.95%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.16%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) CBAP
9 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) QA
2 6 (3.24%) FINREP
3 3 (1.62%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.54%) COREP
4 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.54%) FATCA
4 1 (0.54%) GxP
4 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (14.05%) Oracle
2 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (3.78%) HP
3 7 (3.78%) IBM
4 6 (3.24%) Kofax
5 5 (2.70%) Tableau
5 5 (2.70%) SAP
6 3 (1.62%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.62%) webMethods
6 3 (1.62%) BEA
6 3 (1.62%) Pega
7 2 (1.08%) RedDot
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) Adobe
7 2 (1.08%) Siebel
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) SunGard
8 1 (0.54%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
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