The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 160 165
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1036 672 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.00% 1.36% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.78% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 470 414
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £571 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £403 £374
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £24.37 £61.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.05% +67.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £61.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £61.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.91 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-69.00% +67.12%
Waterfall
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40274 37756 35067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23794 21732
Average daily rate £422 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 1106 1034
Average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.34 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +62 429 £425 -8.10% 111
South East +13 206 £388 -5.48% 52
North West +62 122 £419 +8.06% 25
East of England +15 68 £450 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire 0 64 £435 +24.28% 14
West Midlands +1 54 £400 -9.09% 13
East Midlands +6 43 £425 -32.00% 11
South West -12 28 £350 -15.15% 17
North East -5 22 £440 +30.37% 10
Midlands 0 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1660 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (32.57%) Finance
3 496 (26.31%) Project Management
4 356 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 351 (18.62%) Scrum
6 348 (18.46%) PRINCE2
7 325 (17.24%) SQL
8 304 (16.13%) SDLC
9 274 (14.54%) Java
10 237 (12.57%) Oracle
11 225 (11.94%) Business Analysis
12 201 (10.66%) Banking
13 191 (10.13%) Microsoft
14 189 (10.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 182 (9.66%) Retail
16 181 (9.60%) Web Services
17 172 (9.12%) ISEB
18 161 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
19 159 (8.44%) E-Commerce
20 143 (7.59%) Test Scripting
21 142 (7.53%) Degree
22 141 (7.48%) QA
22 141 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
23 138 (7.32%) XML
24 136 (7.21%) .NET
25 135 (7.16%) Security Cleared
26 130 (6.90%) J2EE
26 130 (6.90%) Change Management
27 129 (6.84%) CRM
28 127 (6.74%) MS Excel

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 62 (3.29%) WebLogic
2 57 (3.02%) WebSphere
3 52 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.49%) Confluence
5 33 (1.75%) JBoss
6 22 (1.17%) Apache
7 20 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.06%) CMS
8 17 (0.90%) SAS
9 15 (0.80%) Documentum
10 12 (0.64%) Node.js
11 11 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.27%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.21%) Drupal
16 4 (0.21%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 127 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 103 (5.46%) MS Project
3 71 (3.77%) MS Office
4 65 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.27%) SPSS
8 4 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.11%) TargetLink
10 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.053%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.37%) Agresso
5 6 (0.32%) Primavera
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.16%) Unica
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.11%) Magento
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.17%) SaaS
2 9 (0.48%) Office 365
3 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.11%) Force.com
8 1 (0.053%) IaaS
8 1 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.053%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.053%) Yammer
8 1 (0.053%) Veeva
8 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.59%) Internet
2 7 (0.37%) Firewall
3 6 (0.32%) DNS
4 5 (0.27%) HTTP
5 4 (0.21%) DHCP
5 4 (0.21%) LAN
5 4 (0.21%) WAN
5 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.21%) SAN
6 3 (0.16%) Wireless
6 3 (0.16%) LDAP
6 3 (0.16%) Broadband
6 3 (0.16%) NAS
7 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.11%) MVNO
7 2 (0.11%) IPv6
7 2 (0.11%) GPRS
7 2 (0.11%) GSM
7 2 (0.11%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 44 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 42 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (1.59%) MySQL
8 26 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.17%) Big Data
10 19 (1.01%) DB2
11 16 (0.85%) MS Access
12 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.48%) EDRMS
14 9 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.48%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 122 (6.47%) JIRA
2 91 (4.83%) Subversion
3 55 (2.92%) Selenium
4 54 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 53 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 44 (2.33%) Maven
7 44 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 38 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 35 (1.86%) HP UFT
10 32 (1.70%) SoapUI
11 30 (1.59%) Ant
12 24 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
13 18 (0.95%) WebDriver
14 17 (0.90%) CA Gen
15 16 (0.85%) JUnit
16 14 (0.74%) Eclipse
17 12 (0.64%) LoadRunner
18 11 (0.58%) ClearCase
18 11 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 614 (32.57%) Finance
2 201 (10.66%) Banking
3 182 (9.66%) Retail
4 57 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.65%) Marketing
6 42 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.43%) Publishing
9 26 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.33%) Automotive
11 24 (1.27%) Legal
11 24 (1.27%) Billing
12 23 (1.22%) Law
12 23 (1.22%) Advertising
13 17 (0.90%) Back Office
14 16 (0.85%) Electronics
15 13 (0.69%) Front Office
16 12 (0.64%) German Language
17 11 (0.58%) Military
18 10 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 662 (35.12%) Analyst
2 430 (22.81%) Project Manager
3 426 (22.60%) Business Analyst
4 232 (12.31%) Developer
5 149 (7.90%) Test Analyst
6 111 (5.89%) Architect
7 65 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 63 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
9 59 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
10 57 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
11 53 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
12 50 (2.65%) IT Project Manager
13 49 (2.60%) Test Manager
14 47 (2.49%) Programme Manager
15 44 (2.33%) Tester
15 44 (2.33%) Java Developer
16 43 (2.28%) Senior Manager
17 36 (1.91%) ScrumMaster
18 34 (1.80%) Test Leader
19 33 (1.75%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (9.60%) Web Services
2 138 (7.32%) XML
3 136 (7.21%) .NET
4 130 (6.90%) J2EE
5 121 (6.42%) HTML
6 78 (4.14%) SOAP
7 76 (4.03%) CSS
8 55 (2.92%) HTML5
9 46 (2.44%) Spring
10 44 (2.33%) ASP.NET
11 39 (2.07%) Middleware
12 37 (1.96%) WSDL
12 37 (1.96%) AngularJS
13 35 (1.86%) jQuery
14 33 (1.75%) RESTful
15 27 (1.43%) Java EE
16 26 (1.38%) JSON
17 24 (1.27%) JSP
18 23 (1.22%) Servlets
19 22 (1.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 161 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.77%) User Experience
3 46 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 36 (1.91%) PMI
5 33 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 30 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.49%) Derivative
8 24 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.11%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.01%) Social Media
11 17 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 16 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 15 (0.80%) Equities
13 15 (0.80%) Data Integration
13 15 (0.80%) iPad
14 14 (0.74%) EPoS
15 12 (0.64%) DTV
15 12 (0.64%) FMCG
15 12 (0.64%) Video on Demand
16 10 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 114 (6.05%) Windows
2 107 (5.68%) UNIX
3 106 (5.62%) Linux
4 16 (0.85%) Android
4 16 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.58%) Solaris
6 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.32%) AIX
10 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.21%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.11%) VMS
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.053%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1660 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (26.31%) Project Management
3 356 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 351 (18.62%) Scrum
5 348 (18.46%) PRINCE2
6 304 (16.13%) SDLC
7 225 (11.94%) Business Analysis
8 189 (10.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 159 (8.44%) E-Commerce
10 143 (7.59%) Test Scripting
11 141 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 130 (6.90%) Change Management
13 129 (6.84%) CRM
14 126 (6.68%) User Stories
15 118 (6.26%) Use Case
16 116 (6.15%) ITIL
17 112 (5.94%) RUP
17 112 (5.94%) TDD
18 108 (5.73%) OO
19 97 (5.15%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 325 (17.24%) SQL
2 274 (14.54%) Java
3 94 (4.99%) JavaScript
3 94 (4.99%) C#
4 56 (2.97%) PL/SQL
5 38 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 37 (1.96%) Perl
7 32 (1.70%) Ruby
8 29 (1.54%) C
9 27 (1.43%) C++
10 24 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 18 (0.95%) Python
12 16 (0.85%) VBA
13 15 (0.80%) Groovy
13 15 (0.80%) VB
14 14 (0.74%) PHP
15 11 (0.58%) VBScript
16 10 (0.53%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.42%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 172 (9.12%) ISEB
2 142 (7.53%) Degree
3 135 (7.16%) Security Cleared
4 96 (5.09%) PMI Certification
5 92 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 85 (4.51%) ISTQB
7 77 (4.08%) PMP
8 47 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 44 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 41 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (1.38%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.69%) APMP
13 10 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (0.53%) HND
13 10 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.27%) CBAP
15 5 (0.27%) CAPM
15 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.48%) QA
2 18 (0.95%) SLA
3 9 (0.48%) COREP
4 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.42%) Basel III
5 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.21%) TickIT
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.21%) FINREP
8 4 (0.21%) EMIR
9 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.11%) P3O
10 2 (0.11%) Basel II
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.27%) vCloud
4 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 83 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.48%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.37%) Puppet
5 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.16%) Control-M
6 3 (0.16%) yum
7 2 (0.11%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.053%) MOM
8 1 (0.053%) Netcool
Vendors
1 237 (12.57%) Oracle
2 191 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 103 (5.46%) SAP
4 76 (4.03%) IBM
5 66 (3.50%) Pega
6 54 (2.86%) HP
7 41 (2.18%) webMethods
7 41 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.70%) Informatica
9 26 (1.38%) Endeca
10 23 (1.22%) Perforce
10 23 (1.22%) BEA
11 22 (1.17%) Cognos
11 22 (1.17%) TIBCO
12 21 (1.11%) ATG
12 21 (1.11%) Teradata
12 21 (1.11%) hybris
13 20 (1.06%) VMware
14 16 (0.85%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.74%) Adobe
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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