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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 108 144 103
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -41
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 94 68 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.69% 1.11% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.44% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 95
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £625 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £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
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 176 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (46.43%) Finance
3 57 (29.08%) Project Management
4 46 (23.47%) Banking
5 43 (21.94%) SQL
6 42 (21.43%) SDLC
7 39 (19.90%) Java
8 33 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (16.84%) Degree
9 31 (15.82%) Scrum
10 29 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (14.80%) Oracle
10 29 (14.80%) PRINCE2
11 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 25 (12.76%) Linux
12 25 (12.76%) .NET
13 23 (11.73%) OO
13 23 (11.73%) Web Services
14 22 (11.22%) Windows
14 22 (11.22%) CRM
14 22 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (10.71%) SQL Server
16 19 (9.69%) MS Excel
16 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
16 19 (9.69%) JIRA
16 19 (9.69%) Business Analysis
17 18 (9.18%) Retail
18 16 (8.16%) TDD
18 16 (8.16%) ISEB
18 16 (8.16%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.57%) CMS
4 6 (3.06%) FileNet
4 6 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.06%) Apache
4 6 (3.06%) Confluence
5 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (2.04%) SAS
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.53%) IIS
6 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) Lync
7 2 (1.02%) Jetty
8 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.59%) MS Project
3 8 (4.08%) MS Office
4 7 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.02%) BASE24
3 2 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) Internet
1 3 (1.53%) HTTP
1 3 (1.53%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.02%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.02%) LDAP
2 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.51%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.57%) MySQL
6 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.55%) DTS
7 5 (2.55%) EDRMS
8 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.53%) Big Data
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.51%) QlikView
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (9.69%) JIRA
2 13 (6.63%) Selenium
3 11 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.10%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.10%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.57%) JBehave
7 6 (3.06%) Subversion
7 6 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.04%) JUnit
8 4 (2.04%) Hudson
8 4 (2.04%) Redmine
8 4 (2.04%) FogBugz
8 4 (2.04%) Trac
8 4 (2.04%) Maven
8 4 (2.04%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.04%) TestNG
9 3 (1.53%) Fiddler
General
1 91 (46.43%) Finance
2 46 (23.47%) Banking
3 18 (9.18%) Retail
4 13 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.61%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.59%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.59%) Back Office
7 7 (3.57%) Front Office
8 5 (2.55%) Billing
9 4 (2.04%) Advertising
9 4 (2.04%) Marketing
10 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.02%) Legal
12 1 (0.51%) French Language
12 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (29.59%) Analyst
2 40 (20.41%) Business Analyst
3 34 (17.35%) Developer
4 33 (16.84%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.65%) Architect
6 12 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.10%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.59%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.08%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Administrator
11 6 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.06%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Tester
12 5 (2.55%) UI Developer
12 5 (2.55%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.76%) .NET
2 23 (11.73%) Web Services
3 9 (4.59%) Middleware
4 8 (4.08%) XML
5 6 (3.06%) SOAP
5 6 (3.06%) Task Parallel Library
5 6 (3.06%) WPF
6 5 (2.55%) RESTful
6 5 (2.55%) J2EE
6 5 (2.55%) JRules
7 4 (2.04%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.04%) Spring
7 4 (2.04%) HTML
7 4 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.04%) WCF
7 4 (2.04%) Symfony
8 3 (1.53%) JSON
8 3 (1.53%) JMS
9 2 (1.02%) JSF
9 2 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.59%) Video on Demand
4 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.57%) Derivative
5 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.57%) User Experience
6 5 (2.55%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.55%) PMI
7 4 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.04%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.04%) Statistics
8 3 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.53%) Equities
8 3 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) Tandem
9 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Linux
2 22 (11.22%) Windows
3 10 (5.10%) UNIX
4 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.53%) Solaris
6 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.08%) Project Management
3 42 (21.43%) SDLC
4 31 (15.82%) Scrum
5 29 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (14.80%) PRINCE2
6 23 (11.73%) OO
7 22 (11.22%) CRM
7 22 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
8 19 (9.69%) Business Analysis
9 16 (8.16%) TDD
9 16 (8.16%) Kanban
10 15 (7.65%) UML
11 14 (7.14%) RAD
11 14 (7.14%) Migration
11 14 (7.14%) Open Source
12 13 (6.63%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.94%) SQL
2 39 (19.90%) Java
3 16 (8.16%) C#
4 7 (3.57%) C++
5 5 (2.55%) Groovy
5 5 (2.55%) VBA
5 5 (2.55%) PHP
6 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.04%) C
6 4 (2.04%) PHP5
6 4 (2.04%) Scala
7 3 (1.53%) Ruby
7 3 (1.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) COBOL
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) VBScript
8 1 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (16.84%) Degree
2 16 (8.16%) ISEB
3 11 (5.61%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.59%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.57%) PMP
6 4 (2.04%) IBM Certification
6 4 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.65%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) COREP
2 2 (1.02%) FINREP
3 1 (0.51%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.51%) FATCA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) vCloud
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (14.80%) Oracle
2 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.10%) WorldPay
5 8 (4.08%) IBM
5 8 (4.08%) webMethods
6 6 (3.06%) Kofax
6 6 (3.06%) HP
6 6 (3.06%) SAP
7 5 (2.55%) Tableau
8 3 (1.53%) Pega
8 3 (1.53%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.53%) BEA
9 2 (1.02%) Teradata
9 2 (1.02%) VMware
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco
9 2 (1.02%) Siebel
9 2 (1.02%) hybris
10 1 (0.51%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.51%) Netezza
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