The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
UK / England
Rank 120 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 863 966 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.06% 2.06% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.49% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 671 614
Median daily rate £450 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £26.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +98.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £46.95 £15.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.15 £55.60 £37.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £17.66
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +197.28%

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
34591 38854 37356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.76% 82.81% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23092 25730 24027
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 889 1061 1006
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £56.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 391 £475 +5.55% 80
South East 0 177 £439 +7.01% 46
West Midlands -16 54 £450 +9.09% 14
East of England +17 53 £438 -0.56% 25
South West -11 45 £406 +0.18% 14
Yorkshire -15 42 £385 +2.66% 26
North East +2 33 £400 -11.11% 2
North West -51 31 £450 +5.88% 15
East Midlands +7 28 £388 +29.16% 11
Midlands -1 7 £300 -36.84%
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 1753 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (29.52%) Finance
3 450 (23.94%) Project Management
4 357 (18.99%) Scrum
5 342 (18.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 340 (18.09%) SDLC
7 307 (16.33%) SQL
8 283 (15.05%) Oracle
9 233 (12.39%) Business Analysis
10 227 (12.07%) PRINCE2
11 226 (12.02%) Java
12 214 (11.38%) Microsoft
13 194 (10.32%) JIRA
14 186 (9.89%) .NET
15 185 (9.84%) JavaScript
16 177 (9.41%) HTML
16 177 (9.41%) Web Services
17 171 (9.10%) SQL Server
18 164 (8.72%) TDD
19 163 (8.67%) Security Cleared
20 162 (8.62%) Banking
21 160 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
22 148 (7.87%) User Stories
22 148 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
23 137 (7.29%) MS Excel
24 136 (7.23%) Retail
25 134 (7.13%) C#
26 128 (6.81%) Degree
26 128 (6.81%) QA
27 123 (6.54%) Use Case

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (4.04%) Confluence
2 68 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.55%) WebLogic
4 47 (2.50%) CMS
4 47 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 43 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (2.02%) Apache
8 35 (1.86%) JBoss
9 23 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 21 (1.12%) nginx
11 20 (1.06%) IIS
12 19 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.48%) Drupal
14 9 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.43%) OpenROAD
16 7 (0.37%) Documentum
16 7 (0.37%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 137 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.26%) MS Office
3 68 (3.62%) MS Project
4 49 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 48 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 62 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.27%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.21%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (2.18%) SaaS
3 36 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.76%) Office 365
5 29 (1.54%) PaaS
6 26 (1.38%) IaaS
7 20 (1.06%) Yammer
8 11 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.53%) Data Lake Analytics
10 9 (0.48%) GitHub
11 6 (0.32%) Force.com
12 4 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.21%) G Suite
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.053%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.053%) FinancialForce.com
14 1 (0.053%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.80%) HTTP
1 15 (0.80%) Internet
2 14 (0.74%) Firewall
3 9 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 9 (0.48%) SSL
4 7 (0.37%) DMZ
4 7 (0.37%) Skype
4 7 (0.37%) VPN
4 7 (0.37%) X.509
5 6 (0.32%) WAN
6 5 (0.27%) FTP
6 5 (0.27%) LDAP
7 4 (0.21%) LAN
7 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.21%) VoIP
8 3 (0.16%) Intranet
8 3 (0.16%) RTP
8 3 (0.16%) VLAN
8 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (2.93%) Oracle Database
6 51 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (1.81%) MySQL
8 34 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
9 33 (1.76%) Big Data
9 33 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
10 29 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.38%) NoSQL
13 25 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (1.28%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.12%) SQLPlus
17 20 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 194 (10.32%) JIRA
2 82 (4.36%) Jenkins
3 77 (4.10%) Selenium
4 66 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 52 (2.77%) Subversion
6 39 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (1.86%) Visual Studio
8 34 (1.81%) Cucumber
9 30 (1.60%) JUnit
10 27 (1.44%) Maven
11 25 (1.33%) SoapUI
12 23 (1.22%) HP UFT
13 20 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (1.01%) LoadRunner
15 18 (0.96%) JMeter
15 18 (0.96%) ProC
16 17 (0.90%) Eclipse
17 16 (0.85%) Gradle
18 15 (0.80%) CA Gen
19 13 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 555 (29.52%) Finance
2 162 (8.62%) Banking
3 136 (7.23%) Retail
4 57 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.77%) Marketing
6 38 (2.02%) Publishing
7 37 (1.97%) Legal
8 32 (1.70%) Advertising
9 30 (1.60%) Back Office
10 29 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.33%) Law
12 21 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.06%) Front Office
14 15 (0.80%) Automotive
15 12 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.48%) Games
17 8 (0.43%) Billing
18 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.32%) Electronics
19 6 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 492 (26.17%) Analyst
2 372 (19.79%) Business Analyst
3 361 (19.20%) Project Manager
4 312 (16.60%) Developer
5 147 (7.82%) Architect
6 68 (3.62%) Consultant
6 68 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
7 60 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
7 60 (3.19%) Test Analyst
8 59 (3.14%) Java Developer
8 59 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 57 (3.03%) Digital Analyst
10 55 (2.93%) Scrum Master
10 55 (2.93%) Tester
11 53 (2.82%) IT Manager
12 51 (2.71%) Digital Business Analyst
13 48 (2.55%) Agile Project Manager
14 47 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
15 46 (2.45%) Senior Manager
16 44 (2.34%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (9.89%) .NET
2 177 (9.41%) HTML
2 177 (9.41%) Web Services
3 100 (5.32%) CSS
4 83 (4.41%) XML
5 74 (3.94%) AngularJS
6 70 (3.72%) jQuery
7 66 (3.51%) HTML5
7 66 (3.51%) REST
8 65 (3.46%) J2EE
9 64 (3.40%) SOAP
10 62 (3.30%) JSON
11 57 (3.03%) ASP.NET
12 54 (2.87%) Spring
13 37 (1.97%) Hibernate
14 36 (1.91%) RESTful
15 31 (1.65%) CSS3
16 30 (1.60%) Velocity
17 27 (1.44%) .NET Framework
18 26 (1.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (3.62%) User Experience
3 56 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 44 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 21 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.06%) PMI
8 20 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 16 (0.85%) Derivative
12 14 (0.74%) Fintech
12 14 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.74%) Social Media
13 13 (0.69%) NHS
13 13 (0.69%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.64%) Video on Demand
15 11 (0.59%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 120 (6.38%) Windows
2 118 (6.28%) Unix
3 105 (5.59%) Linux
4 31 (1.65%) AIX
5 17 (0.90%) Android
6 15 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.16%) MVS
8 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.16%) Solaris
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.11%) CentOS
9 2 (0.11%) VME
10 1 (0.053%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.053%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1753 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (23.94%) Project Management
3 357 (18.99%) Scrum
4 342 (18.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 340 (18.09%) SDLC
6 233 (12.39%) Business Analysis
7 227 (12.07%) PRINCE2
8 164 (8.72%) TDD
9 148 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 148 (7.87%) User Stories
10 123 (6.54%) Use Case
11 122 (6.49%) ITIL
12 120 (6.38%) Change Management
13 119 (6.33%) CRM
14 118 (6.28%) Migration
15 113 (6.01%) E-Commerce
16 111 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 111 (5.90%) UML
17 110 (5.85%) Open Source
18 109 (5.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 307 (16.33%) SQL
2 226 (12.02%) Java
3 185 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 134 (7.13%) C#
5 81 (4.31%) PL/SQL
6 78 (4.15%) C
7 59 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 57 (3.03%) Python
9 48 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 46 (2.45%) Perl
11 31 (1.65%) PHP
12 20 (1.06%) Ruby
13 18 (0.96%) C++
14 17 (0.90%) Scala
14 17 (0.90%) VB
15 13 (0.69%) COBOL
16 11 (0.59%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.59%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.59%) VB6
17 7 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 163 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 128 (6.81%) Degree
3 107 (5.69%) ISEB
4 92 (4.89%) SC Cleared
5 47 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 44 (2.34%) PMP
7 36 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 34 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 28 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 25 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
13 13 (0.69%) APMP
14 11 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.53%) CISSP
16 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.37%) IIBA
17 7 (0.37%) Sun Certification
18 6 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.81%) QA
2 18 (0.96%) SLA
3 14 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.74%) MiFID
4 12 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.53%) EMIR
6 9 (0.48%) SEPA
6 9 (0.48%) WCAG
7 8 (0.43%) PMBOK
7 8 (0.43%) WAI
8 7 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.27%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.16%) P3O
11 3 (0.16%) TickIT
12 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.11%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 28 (1.49%) Docker
2 27 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.16%) Firmware
4 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.90%) Puppet
3 11 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (0.37%) Rancher
5 5 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.21%) Ansible
7 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.053%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.053%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.053%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.053%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.053%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.053%) SCCM
8 1 (0.053%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.053%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (0.053%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 283 (15.05%) Oracle
2 214 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 82 (4.36%) SAP
4 73 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (2.23%) HP
6 34 (1.81%) Pega
7 29 (1.54%) Informatica
8 26 (1.38%) webMethods
9 24 (1.28%) IBM
10 23 (1.22%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.12%) Google
11 21 (1.12%) Tableau
12 20 (1.06%) Atlassian
13 19 (1.01%) hybris
14 18 (0.96%) Infor
15 17 (0.90%) BEA
16 15 (0.80%) Citrix
16 15 (0.80%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.74%) Adobe
17 14 (0.74%) Cognos
London
Henlow Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington
JTL
Rate: Up to £33,000 depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington
JTL
Rate: Up to £35,000 depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £620.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Glocomms
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago