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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 99 138 111
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -27
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 116 61 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.05% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.36% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 104
Average daily rate
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£423 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £328 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £611 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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.

1 192 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (48.10%) Finance
3 70 (33.33%) Project Management
4 46 (21.90%) Scrum
5 41 (19.52%) Degree
6 40 (19.05%) Banking
7 39 (18.57%) PRINCE2
7 39 (18.57%) SDLC
8 37 (17.62%) SQL
8 37 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 33 (15.71%) Java
11 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (13.33%) OO
13 27 (12.86%) CRM
14 25 (11.90%) Business Analysis
15 23 (10.95%) Oracle
15 23 (10.95%) SQL Server
16 22 (10.48%) JIRA
17 21 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (9.52%) Web Services
18 20 (9.52%) MS Excel
19 19 (9.05%) E-Commerce
19 19 (9.05%) .NET
19 19 (9.05%) Kanban
20 18 (8.57%) Linux
21 17 (8.10%) QA
21 17 (8.10%) Mentoring
22 16 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (7.62%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (4.76%) Apache
2 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.38%) SAS
3 5 (2.38%) CMS
3 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.38%) Confluence
4 3 (1.43%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.95%) Jetty
5 2 (0.95%) Lync
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.48%) WordPress
6 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) Captiva
6 1 (0.48%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.19%) MS Project
3 11 (5.24%) MS Office
4 7 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.43%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.48%) Agresso
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Force.com
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) LDAP
2 2 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.48%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.48%) RTSP
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.76%) MySQL
4 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.33%) EDRMS
5 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.33%) DTS
6 5 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.38%) Big Data
7 3 (1.43%) QlikView
7 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.43%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.95%) DB2
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (10.48%) JIRA
2 12 (5.71%) Subversion
3 10 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.29%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.81%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.81%) FogBugz
5 8 (3.81%) Trac
5 8 (3.81%) Redmine
6 5 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.38%) Maven
7 4 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.43%) Calabash
8 3 (1.43%) Zephyr
8 3 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.43%) JBehave
8 3 (1.43%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.43%) Selenium
8 3 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.43%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.95%) Ant
General
1 101 (48.10%) Finance
2 40 (19.05%) Banking
3 16 (7.62%) Retail
4 11 (5.24%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.33%) Front Office
6 6 (2.86%) Marketing
7 5 (2.38%) Legal
7 5 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.38%) Billing
8 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.95%) Automotive
10 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.95%) Advertising
11 1 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) German Language
11 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (34.29%) Analyst
2 52 (24.76%) Business Analyst
3 39 (18.57%) Project Manager
4 36 (17.14%) Developer
5 21 (10.00%) Architect
6 17 (8.10%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.24%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.29%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.81%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (2.38%) .NET Developer
13 5 (2.38%) C++ Developer
13 5 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
13 5 (2.38%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.52%) Web Services
2 19 (9.05%) .NET
3 12 (5.71%) Middleware
4 8 (3.81%) J2EE
4 8 (3.81%) Symfony
5 7 (3.33%) JRules
5 7 (3.33%) XML
6 6 (2.86%) HTML
7 5 (2.38%) SOAP
7 5 (2.38%) Spring
7 5 (2.38%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (2.38%) WPF
8 4 (1.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.90%) CSS
9 3 (1.43%) JMS
9 3 (1.43%) WCF
9 3 (1.43%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.95%) RESTful
10 2 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.67%) User Experience
2 14 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.81%) Derivative
5 7 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.38%) PMI
7 5 (2.38%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.90%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.90%) Statistics
9 3 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.43%) EFT
10 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.95%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.95%) Equities
10 2 (0.95%) IPTV
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.57%) Linux
2 15 (7.14%) Windows
3 13 (6.19%) UNIX
4 2 (0.95%) Android
4 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (33.33%) Project Management
3 46 (21.90%) Scrum
4 39 (18.57%) PRINCE2
4 39 (18.57%) SDLC
5 37 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (13.33%) OO
7 27 (12.86%) CRM
8 25 (11.90%) Business Analysis
9 21 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (9.05%) Kanban
10 19 (9.05%) E-Commerce
11 17 (8.10%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.62%) Configuration Management
13 15 (7.14%) UML
13 15 (7.14%) Coaching
14 13 (6.19%) Open Source
14 13 (6.19%) RAD
14 13 (6.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.62%) SQL
2 33 (15.71%) Java
3 14 (6.67%) C#
4 8 (3.81%) PHP
4 8 (3.81%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.81%) PHP5
5 6 (2.86%) VBA
5 6 (2.86%) C++
5 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.38%) Ruby
7 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.95%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 41 (19.52%) Degree
2 14 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 13 (6.19%) ISEB
4 10 (4.76%) PMP
5 7 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.95%) CAPM
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
9 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.10%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.95%) COREP
3 2 (0.95%) FINREP
3 2 (0.95%) Basel III
3 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) EMIR
4 1 (0.48%) Basel II
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) vCloud
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.33%) Puppet
2 7 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.95%) Oracle
3 15 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (5.24%) webMethods
5 9 (4.29%) WorldPay
6 7 (3.33%) SAP
7 6 (2.86%) HP
8 5 (2.38%) Teradata
9 4 (1.90%) hybris
9 4 (1.90%) Siebel
10 3 (1.43%) IBM
10 3 (1.43%) VMware
10 3 (1.43%) BEA
10 3 (1.43%) Tableau
10 3 (1.43%) Vertica
10 3 (1.43%) Netezza
10 3 (1.43%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.43%) Pega
11 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.95%) Cognos
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