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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 130 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 82 91 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.46% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.95% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 77 78
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 88 (45.13%) Finance
2 58 (29.74%) Banking
3 57 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (28.21%) Project Management
5 48 (24.62%) SQL
6 41 (21.03%) PRINCE2
7 40 (20.51%) Scrum
8 38 (19.49%) .NET
9 32 (16.41%) SQL Server
10 27 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (13.33%) QA
12 25 (12.82%) Business Analysis
12 25 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 23 (11.79%) Degree
14 22 (11.28%) Oracle
14 22 (11.28%) C#
14 22 (11.28%) HTML
14 22 (11.28%) Java
15 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
15 18 (9.23%) TDD
15 18 (9.23%) Investment Banking
16 17 (8.72%) Intranet
16 17 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (8.21%) MVC
18 15 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
18 15 (7.69%) XML
18 15 (7.69%) Oracle Database
19 14 (7.18%) OO
19 14 (7.18%) CRM
20 13 (6.67%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (6.67%) IIS
2 9 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.51%) Kentico
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) MS Office
1 6 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) MS Project
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.72%) Intranet
2 13 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.62%) DB2
5 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.56%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.05%) QlikView
9 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.54%) DTS
10 2 (1.03%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.03%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (6.67%) JIRA
2 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.05%) Subversion
4 4 (2.05%) Selenium
5 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.03%) MSI
6 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.03%) WiX
7 1 (0.51%) Calabash
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.51%) FishEye
7 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 88 (45.13%) Finance
2 58 (29.74%) Banking
3 18 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.67%) Retail
5 12 (6.15%) Financial Institution
6 11 (5.64%) Back Office
7 9 (4.62%) Publishing
8 7 (3.59%) Legal
8 7 (3.59%) Marketing
9 5 (2.56%) Advertising
9 5 (2.56%) Retail Banking
10 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.54%) General Ledger
12 2 (1.03%) French Language
13 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (31.28%) Analyst
2 57 (29.23%) Project Manager
3 40 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 35 (17.95%) Developer
5 14 (7.18%) Architect
5 14 (7.18%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.15%) Digital Project Manager
7 11 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.10%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (3.59%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (3.59%) Business Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.56%) Development Manager
12 5 (2.56%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.56%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.05%) Siebel Analyst
13 4 (2.05%) IT Development Manager
13 4 (2.05%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.49%) .NET
2 22 (11.28%) HTML
3 15 (7.69%) XML
4 12 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.13%) ADO.NET
6 7 (3.59%) jQuery
6 7 (3.59%) Web Services
6 7 (3.59%) CSS
6 7 (3.59%) J2EE
7 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (3.08%) WCF
8 5 (2.56%) WPF
8 5 (2.56%) LINQ
8 5 (2.56%) Middleware
9 4 (2.05%) MDX
9 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.05%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.54%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) Derivative
2 10 (5.13%) Equities
3 8 (4.10%) Fixed Income
3 8 (4.10%) Reference Data
4 7 (3.59%) Open Source
4 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.56%) PMI
6 4 (2.05%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.03%) Swaptions
8 2 (1.03%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.64%) Linux
2 7 (3.59%) UNIX
2 7 (3.59%) Windows
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.03%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.21%) Project Management
3 41 (21.03%) PRINCE2
4 40 (20.51%) Scrum
5 27 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.82%) Business Analysis
7 18 (9.23%) TDD
8 17 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (8.21%) MVC
10 15 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (7.18%) OO
11 14 (7.18%) CRM
12 13 (6.67%) Workflow
13 11 (5.64%) UML
14 10 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.13%) ITIL
14 10 (5.13%) Stress Testing
14 10 (5.13%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.13%) Multithreading
15 9 (4.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.62%) SQL
2 22 (11.28%) C#
2 22 (11.28%) Java
3 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.59%) VBA
6 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.54%) XPath
8 3 (1.54%) C
8 3 (1.54%) VBScript
8 3 (1.54%) VB
9 2 (1.03%) Perl
9 2 (1.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Korn
10 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (11.79%) Degree
2 10 (5.13%) ISEB
3 8 (4.10%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.54%) PMP
6 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ACCA
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
7 1 (0.51%) MCAD
7 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.33%) QA
2 4 (2.05%) EMIR
2 4 (2.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) Basel III
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.28%) Oracle
3 7 (3.59%) webMethods
4 6 (3.08%) IBM
5 5 (2.56%) Siebel
6 4 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.54%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.03%) Sybase
8 2 (1.03%) EMC
8 2 (1.03%) Google
8 2 (1.03%) MKS
8 2 (1.03%) Cerillion
8 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.51%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.51%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.51%) Informatica
9 1 (0.51%) Trillium
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
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