The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 16 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 160 171 172
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 678 516 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.17% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.61% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 319 417
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 5
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in England

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the England region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in England

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in England

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the England region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in England

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +6 335 £450 - 100
South East +19 108 £395 -1.25% 54
East of England +9 91 £439 +9.68% 13
South West -3 40 £390 +11.42% 9
North West -21 31 £423 +13.42% 13
Yorkshire -7 29 £400 +17.64% 9
West Midlands -10 22 £400 -11.11% 6
East Midlands -5 15 £300 -20.00% 4
Midlands - 8 £400 -
North East - - - - 3
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 455 (34.65%) Finance
2 323 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (23.61%) Project Management
4 308 (23.46%) Scrum
5 246 (18.74%) SQL
6 236 (17.97%) PRINCE2
7 210 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 199 (15.16%) Java
9 198 (15.08%) Oracle
10 187 (14.24%) Banking
11 164 (12.49%) Microsoft
12 163 (12.41%) SQL Server
13 149 (11.35%) E-Commerce
14 146 (11.12%) .NET
15 144 (10.97%) QA
16 142 (10.81%) Business Analysis
17 139 (10.59%) Retail
18 127 (9.67%) HTML
19 121 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
20 119 (9.06%) ISEB
21 108 (8.23%) TDD
22 103 (7.84%) XML
23 101 (7.69%) Web Services
24 100 (7.62%) Degree
25 97 (7.39%) C#
26 94 (7.16%) ITIL
27 92 (7.01%) UML
28 91 (6.93%) J2EE
29 88 (6.70%) Linux
30 87 (6.63%) JavaScript

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 51 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 48 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 26 (1.98%) Confluence
5 20 (1.52%) Apache
6 19 (1.45%) IIS
7 13 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.99%) CMS
8 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.53%) Drupal
9 7 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.46%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.46%) LiveCycle
10 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.30%) SAP Web AS
11 4 (0.30%) FileNet
11 4 (0.30%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.30%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 47 (3.58%) MS Project
4 40 (3.05%) MS Office
5 12 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.38%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.076%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 22 (1.68%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.76%) Aligne
4 8 (0.61%) Magento
5 7 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
7 3 (0.23%) Agresso
7 3 (0.23%) Lawson
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.07%) SaaS
2 11 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.30%) Force.com
4 4 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.076%) IaaS
6 1 (0.076%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.98%) Internet
2 19 (1.45%) Intranet
3 10 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.61%) IP Telephony
5 6 (0.46%) HTTP
6 5 (0.38%) Firewall
7 4 (0.30%) Wireless
7 4 (0.30%) LDAP
7 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.30%) DHCP
7 4 (0.30%) DNS
8 3 (0.23%) VLAN
8 3 (0.23%) Network Security
8 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.23%) IPX
9 2 (0.15%) FTP
9 2 (0.15%) SAN
9 2 (0.15%) DMZ
9 2 (0.15%) NAS
9 2 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 53 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (3.20%) DB2
7 35 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.13%) MySQL
9 22 (1.68%) DTS
10 18 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 18 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (0.99%) QlikView
13 12 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.76%) Big Data
15 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (5.56%) Subversion
2 72 (5.48%) JIRA
3 54 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (3.43%) Visual Studio
5 38 (2.89%) Jenkins
6 33 (2.51%) Maven
7 30 (2.28%) Ant
7 30 (2.28%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.28%) Selenium
8 21 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (1.37%) ClearCase
11 16 (1.22%) JUnit
12 15 (1.14%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.14%) LoadRunner
13 14 (1.07%) ClearQuest
14 11 (0.84%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.69%) Calabash
15 9 (0.69%) FishEye
16 8 (0.61%) MSBuild
General
1 455 (34.65%) Finance
2 187 (14.24%) Banking
3 139 (10.59%) Retail
4 56 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.67%) Marketing
6 31 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.06%) Back Office
8 26 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.83%) Legal
11 23 (1.75%) Publishing
12 22 (1.68%) Advertising
13 14 (1.07%) Billing
14 12 (0.91%) Front Office
14 12 (0.91%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.84%) Games
16 8 (0.61%) Automotive
17 6 (0.46%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 416 (31.68%) Analyst
2 310 (23.61%) Project Manager
3 263 (20.03%) Business Analyst
4 207 (15.77%) Developer
5 72 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 65 (4.95%) Architect
7 39 (2.97%) Test Manager
8 37 (2.82%) ScrumMaster
9 36 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
9 36 (2.74%) Tester
10 34 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
11 33 (2.51%) .NET Developer
12 32 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
13 31 (2.36%) Senior Manager
14 29 (2.21%) Senior Project Manager
15 28 (2.13%) Digital Project Manager
16 27 (2.06%) Systems Analyst
17 26 (1.98%) Delivery Manager
17 26 (1.98%) Technical Manager
17 26 (1.98%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (11.12%) .NET
2 127 (9.67%) HTML
3 103 (7.84%) XML
4 101 (7.69%) Web Services
5 91 (6.93%) J2EE
6 71 (5.41%) CSS
7 59 (4.49%) SOAP
8 49 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 37 (2.82%) WCF
10 36 (2.74%) XSD
11 29 (2.21%) jQuery
11 29 (2.21%) XSL
12 28 (2.13%) Middleware
13 27 (2.06%) WSDL
14 24 (1.83%) RESTful
15 22 (1.68%) Spring
15 22 (1.68%) Ajax
16 21 (1.60%) REST
16 21 (1.60%) HTML5
17 20 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.04%) Mobile App
2 36 (2.74%) Derivative
3 28 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.06%) PMI
5 26 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.90%) Open Source
6 25 (1.90%) Social Media
7 23 (1.75%) iPad
8 21 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 18 (1.37%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 16 (1.22%) Equities
12 15 (1.14%) Computer Science
13 14 (1.07%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.76%) Data Integration
16 9 (0.69%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.61%) IVR
17 8 (0.61%) Online Banking
17 8 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.70%) Linux
2 75 (5.71%) UNIX
3 63 (4.80%) Windows
4 20 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 19 (1.45%) Solaris
6 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.53%) Android
7 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.30%) AIX
9 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (23.61%) Project Management
3 308 (23.46%) Scrum
4 236 (17.97%) PRINCE2
5 210 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 149 (11.35%) E-Commerce
7 142 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 121 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 108 (8.23%) TDD
10 94 (7.16%) ITIL
11 92 (7.01%) UML
12 78 (5.94%) CRM
13 72 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (5.26%) SOA
15 64 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (4.72%) Test Scripting
17 61 (4.65%) OO
18 59 (4.49%) Software Testing
19 57 (4.34%) User Stories
19 57 (4.34%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 246 (18.74%) SQL
2 199 (15.16%) Java
3 97 (7.39%) C#
4 87 (6.63%) JavaScript
5 40 (3.05%) T-SQL
6 35 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 23 (1.75%) VBA
8 18 (1.37%) C
9 17 (1.29%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.29%) Perl
10 15 (1.14%) PHP
10 15 (1.14%) C++
11 14 (1.07%) Python
12 11 (0.84%) Groovy
12 11 (0.84%) XPath
12 11 (0.84%) VB
13 9 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.69%) Uniface
14 8 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (9.06%) ISEB
2 100 (7.62%) Degree
3 81 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 46 (3.50%) PMI Certification
5 45 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 33 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.98%) PMP
8 25 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 18 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.46%) CISM
11 6 (0.46%) CISSP
12 5 (0.38%) APMP
12 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.15%) MCP
13 2 (0.15%) MCAD
13 2 (0.15%) MCSD
13 2 (0.15%) OCP
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.15%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (10.97%) QA
2 7 (0.53%) Solvency II
2 7 (0.53%) EMIR
3 6 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.38%) SLA
5 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.23%) Basel III
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9002
7 2 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.076%) COBIT
8 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.076%) Section 508
8 1 (0.076%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.076%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.076%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 51 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (0.53%) Control-M
5 6 (0.46%) Puppet
6 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.23%) Netcool
6 3 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.076%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 198 (15.08%) Oracle
2 164 (12.49%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.95%) IBM
4 31 (2.36%) ATG
5 30 (2.28%) webMethods
6 28 (2.13%) SAP
6 28 (2.13%) Endeca
7 25 (1.90%) JBoss
8 24 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.75%) Perforce
10 22 (1.68%) HP
11 20 (1.52%) Ab Initio
12 16 (1.22%) ServiceNow
13 13 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.99%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.84%) Siebel
15 10 (0.76%) SunGard
15 10 (0.76%) EPiServer
16 9 (0.69%) Informatica
16 9 (0.69%) Adobe
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