The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 134 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 61 123 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.73% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.27% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 105 76
Average daily rate
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£500 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £379 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £575 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4351 5412 5829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.97% 76.12% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 4048 4323
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 95 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.90 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £48.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Waterfall
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 57 (39.31%) Finance
2 46 (31.72%) Project Management
3 42 (28.97%) SQL
4 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (20.00%) Banking
6 28 (19.31%) PRINCE2
7 27 (18.62%) .NET
7 27 (18.62%) Business Analysis
8 22 (15.17%) Scrum
9 20 (13.79%) Degree
10 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
11 18 (12.41%) T-SQL
12 17 (11.72%) QA
13 16 (11.03%) Data Modelling
14 15 (10.34%) QlikView
15 14 (9.66%) Workflow
15 14 (9.66%) Retail
15 14 (9.66%) Asset Management
15 14 (9.66%) Data Mining
15 14 (9.66%) ETL
15 14 (9.66%) Markit EDM
15 14 (9.66%) Analytics
16 13 (8.97%) C#
16 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (8.28%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
18 11 (7.59%) Derivative
18 11 (7.59%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.76%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.69%) SAS
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.69%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.69%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) Intranet
2 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) QlikView
3 14 (9.66%) Data Mining
4 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.07%) DTS
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.38%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.38%) Big Data
9 2 (1.38%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.69%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.45%) Selenium
3 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.38%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.69%) Calabash
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 57 (39.31%) Finance
2 29 (20.00%) Banking
3 14 (9.66%) Retail
4 10 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.83%) Publishing
6 4 (2.76%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Marketing
7 3 (2.07%) Front Office
7 3 (2.07%) Advertising
7 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.38%) French Language
8 2 (1.38%) German Language
8 2 (1.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Analyst
2 42 (28.97%) Project Manager
3 30 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 25 (17.24%) Developer
5 9 (6.21%) Digital Project Manager
6 8 (5.52%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.83%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (4.14%) Architect
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.14%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Business Manager
10 4 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.76%) SQL Programmer
10 4 (2.76%) Tester
10 4 (2.76%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.62%) .NET
2 10 (6.90%) XML
3 8 (5.52%) HTML
4 7 (4.83%) jQuery
5 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.14%) CSS
5 6 (4.14%) Web Services
6 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.76%) HTML5
7 4 (2.76%) RESTful
7 4 (2.76%) WCF
7 4 (2.76%) LINQ
8 3 (2.07%) JSON
8 3 (2.07%) XSLT
8 3 (2.07%) CSS3
8 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.38%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.69%) Ajax
10 1 (0.69%) WPF
10 1 (0.69%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Derivative
2 9 (6.21%) Reference Data
2 9 (6.21%) Equities
3 7 (4.83%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.45%) Swaptions
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Open Source
6 3 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.07%) PMI
7 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
8 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.52%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) UNIX
3 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.76%) Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) Project Management
2 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.31%) PRINCE2
4 27 (18.62%) Business Analysis
5 22 (15.17%) Scrum
6 16 (11.03%) Data Modelling
7 14 (9.66%) Workflow
7 14 (9.66%) Asset Management
7 14 (9.66%) ETL
7 14 (9.66%) Analytics
8 12 (8.28%) Risk Management
8 12 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (7.59%) CRM
10 10 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.90%) Stress Testing
11 9 (6.21%) Migration
12 7 (4.83%) MVC
12 7 (4.83%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.97%) SQL
2 18 (12.41%) T-SQL
3 13 (8.97%) C#
4 9 (6.21%) Java
5 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.83%) VBA
6 4 (2.76%) C
7 3 (2.07%) XPath
8 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.38%) VBScript
8 2 (1.38%) VB
8 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.07%) ISEB
6 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.38%) PMP
6 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) Control-M
2 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle
2 7 (4.83%) Siebel
3 3 (2.07%) Open Text
3 3 (2.07%) RedDot
4 2 (1.38%) hybris
4 2 (1.38%) Sybase
4 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.38%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.38%) webMethods
4 2 (1.38%) Endeca
4 2 (1.38%) MKS
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Google
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.69%) Informatica
5 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) EMC
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £325 - £390 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago