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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 111 102 131
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 59 115 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.94% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.41% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 85 55
Median daily rate £470 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.16% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -46.72%
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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
2916 4778 4634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 80.64% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 3783 3452
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 46
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 105 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.67%) Finance
3 40 (33.33%) Project Management
4 29 (24.17%) SDLC
5 27 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 24 (20.00%) Scrum
7 22 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (15.83%) SQL
9 17 (14.17%) Advertising
9 17 (14.17%) Business Analysis
10 15 (12.50%) Banking
10 15 (12.50%) Retail
10 15 (12.50%) Investment Management
10 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.67%) PMP
12 13 (10.83%) JIRA
13 12 (10.00%) Legal
13 12 (10.00%) PMI Certification
13 12 (10.00%) Java
14 11 (9.17%) Windows
14 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.17%) Wealth Management
15 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
15 10 (8.33%) CRM
15 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.33%) Back Office
16 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (7.50%) Unix
16 9 (7.50%) Data Warehouse

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.50%) CMS
2 3 (2.50%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.83%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Force.com
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) DNS
1 3 (2.50%) Firewall
1 3 (2.50%) SSL
1 3 (2.50%) VPN
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.33%) Big Data
4 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Clementine
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) JIRA
2 8 (6.67%) Selenium
2 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.33%) eggPlant
4 4 (3.33%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.33%) Xcode
5 3 (2.50%) JMeter
5 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.67%) Gatling
6 2 (1.67%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 50 (41.67%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Advertising
3 15 (12.50%) Banking
3 15 (12.50%) Retail
4 12 (10.00%) Legal
5 10 (8.33%) Back Office
6 6 (5.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (4.17%) Marketing
8 4 (3.33%) Law
8 4 (3.33%) Publishing
8 4 (3.33%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.67%) Front Office
11 1 (0.83%) Billing
11 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 31 (25.83%) Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) IT Manager
4 13 (10.83%) IT Project Manager
4 13 (10.83%) SDLC Manager
4 13 (10.83%) SDLC Project Manager
5 10 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Tester
7 7 (5.83%) Applications Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Applications Project Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.17%) Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Applications Project Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) XML
2 6 (5.00%) JSON
2 6 (5.00%) Web Services
3 4 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.50%) .NET
4 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.50%) CSS
4 3 (2.50%) HTML
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.67%) jQuery
5 2 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.83%) Autofac
6 1 (0.83%) AutoMapper
6 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.83%) LINQ
6 1 (0.83%) Node.js
6 1 (0.83%) React
6 1 (0.83%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.17%) Equities
3 5 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.33%) iPhone
5 3 (2.50%) Fintech
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) PKI
6 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.67%) PMI
6 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Unix
3 5 (4.17%) Linux
4 4 (3.33%) Android
4 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.33%) Project Management
3 29 (24.17%) SDLC
4 27 (22.50%) PRINCE2
5 24 (20.00%) Scrum
6 22 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.17%) Business Analysis
8 15 (12.50%) Investment Management
9 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.17%) Wealth Management
10 10 (8.33%) CRM
10 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.67%) Dependency Management
11 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.67%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.67%) Matrix Management
12 7 (5.83%) Analytics
12 7 (5.83%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.83%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (3.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.67%) C#
4 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) Groovy
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) R
5 1 (0.83%) SOQL
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) PMP
2 12 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.67%) Degree
3 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) APMP
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) MiFID
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) P3O
3 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Mesos
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) IBM
2 6 (5.00%) SAP
3 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.33%) Tableau
4 4 (3.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.50%) HP
5 3 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.67%) Forcepoint
6 2 (1.67%) GoldenSource
6 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.67%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (1.67%) Teradata
6 2 (1.67%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.83%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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