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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 121 162 170
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 901 645 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.35% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.76% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 467 392
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £30.00 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +39 395 £450 -5.26% 90
South East +8 181 £400 - 49
North West +48 90 £407 +4.90% 15
Yorkshire +16 64 £418 +14.38% 13
East of England +17 58 £425 - 26
East Midlands +12 35 £450 - 6
West Midlands -16 29 £360 -16.76% 7
South West -23 25 £406 +8.33% 14
North East -4 22 £440 +10.13% 11
Midlands -4 2 £450 +12.50%
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 1591 (87.51%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (32.78%) Finance
3 490 (26.95%) Project Management
4 346 (19.03%) Scrum
5 331 (18.21%) PRINCE2
6 330 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 326 (17.93%) SQL
8 291 (16.01%) SDLC
9 280 (15.40%) Java
10 234 (12.87%) Oracle
11 209 (11.50%) Business Analysis
12 206 (11.33%) Microsoft
13 204 (11.22%) Banking
14 187 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 178 (9.79%) Retail
16 176 (9.68%) Web Services
17 171 (9.41%) E-Commerce
18 164 (9.02%) .NET
19 162 (8.91%) ISEB
20 156 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
21 146 (8.03%) XML
22 140 (7.70%) Degree
23 139 (7.65%) SQL Server
24 138 (7.59%) QA
25 133 (7.32%) Test Scripting
25 133 (7.32%) CRM
25 133 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
26 131 (7.21%) MS Excel
27 128 (7.04%) Windows
27 128 (7.04%) Security Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 64 (3.52%) WebLogic
2 60 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.64%) WebSphere
4 44 (2.42%) Confluence
5 36 (1.98%) JBoss
6 26 (1.43%) CMS
7 22 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (1.05%) Apache
9 18 (0.99%) Documentum
9 18 (0.99%) SAS
10 13 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.72%) Node.js
11 12 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.55%) IIS
13 7 (0.39%) FileNet
13 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 131 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 108 (5.94%) MS Project
3 64 (3.52%) MS Office
3 64 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) SPSS
6 4 (0.22%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.17%) Simulink
8 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 27 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.66%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.44%) Agresso
5 6 (0.33%) Primavera
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.28%) SAP BCA
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.28%) Magento
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.17%) BASE24
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.17%) Unica
9 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.27%) SaaS
2 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.39%) Office 365
4 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.22%) Force.com
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.055%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.055%) IaaS
7 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.055%) Yammer
7 1 (0.055%) PaaS
7 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.71%) Internet
2 7 (0.39%) HTTP
3 6 (0.33%) DNS
3 6 (0.33%) Firewall
4 4 (0.22%) SAN
4 4 (0.22%) NAS
4 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.22%) LDAP
4 4 (0.22%) DHCP
5 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.17%) Broadband
5 3 (0.17%) Intranet
6 2 (0.11%) GPRS
6 2 (0.11%) GSM
6 2 (0.11%) LAN
6 2 (0.11%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.11%) UMTS
6 2 (0.11%) WAN
6 2 (0.11%) IPv6
6 2 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 43 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.49%) Big Data
10 21 (1.16%) MySQL
11 18 (0.99%) DB2
12 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.72%) MS Access
14 12 (0.66%) SAP BW
14 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.61%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.55%) EDRMS
17 9 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
18 7 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 119 (6.55%) JIRA
2 84 (4.62%) Subversion
3 58 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (2.97%) Selenium
5 49 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 45 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 45 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 43 (2.37%) Maven
8 34 (1.87%) HP UFT
9 33 (1.82%) Ant
9 33 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 30 (1.65%) SoapUI
11 24 (1.32%) WebDriver
12 19 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
13 16 (0.88%) CA Gen
13 16 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.83%) JUnit
15 12 (0.66%) JMeter
15 12 (0.66%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 596 (32.78%) Finance
2 204 (11.22%) Banking
3 178 (9.79%) Retail
4 64 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 49 (2.70%) Marketing
6 46 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.54%) Back Office
8 27 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.43%) Legal
9 26 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.38%) Publishing
11 20 (1.10%) Billing
12 19 (1.05%) Automotive
13 18 (0.99%) Advertising
14 17 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.83%) Law
16 14 (0.77%) Front Office
16 14 (0.77%) Electronics
17 12 (0.66%) German Language
18 11 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 592 (32.56%) Analyst
2 428 (23.54%) Project Manager
3 377 (20.74%) Business Analyst
4 250 (13.75%) Developer
5 141 (7.76%) Test Analyst
6 111 (6.11%) Architect
7 63 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
8 57 (3.14%) Agile Business Analyst
9 55 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
10 51 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
10 51 (2.81%) IT Project Manager
11 50 (2.75%) Test Manager
11 50 (2.75%) Programme Manager
12 49 (2.70%) Java Developer
13 46 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
14 43 (2.37%) Tester
15 42 (2.31%) Consultant
16 41 (2.26%) ScrumMaster
17 39 (2.15%) Senior Manager
18 37 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (9.68%) Web Services
2 164 (9.02%) .NET
3 146 (8.03%) XML
4 125 (6.88%) J2EE
5 124 (6.82%) HTML
6 80 (4.40%) SOAP
7 72 (3.96%) CSS
8 54 (2.97%) HTML5
9 48 (2.64%) ASP.NET
10 45 (2.48%) jQuery
11 42 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 38 (2.09%) Spring
13 35 (1.93%) Middleware
13 35 (1.93%) RESTful
14 34 (1.87%) WSDL
15 30 (1.65%) Java EE
16 28 (1.54%) JSON
16 28 (1.54%) .NET Framework
17 25 (1.38%) XSLT
17 25 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.18%) User Experience
3 42 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.26%) PMI
5 40 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 35 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.38%) Derivative
8 23 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 18 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 18 (0.99%) Social Media
11 17 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 16 (0.88%) Data Integration
12 16 (0.88%) Equities
13 15 (0.83%) iPad
14 14 (0.77%) Video on Demand
15 11 (0.61%) DTV
16 10 (0.55%) Reference Data
17 9 (0.50%) FMCG
17 9 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 128 (7.04%) Windows
2 110 (6.05%) Linux
3 95 (5.23%) UNIX
4 18 (0.99%) Android
4 18 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.50%) Solaris
8 8 (0.44%) AIX
9 6 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.28%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.11%) webOS
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1591 (87.51%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (26.95%) Project Management
3 346 (19.03%) Scrum
4 331 (18.21%) PRINCE2
5 330 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 291 (16.01%) SDLC
7 209 (11.50%) Business Analysis
8 187 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 171 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 133 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 133 (7.32%) CRM
10 133 (7.32%) Test Scripting
11 127 (6.99%) Change Management
12 120 (6.60%) RUP
13 118 (6.49%) User Stories
14 114 (6.27%) OO
14 114 (6.27%) TDD
15 101 (5.56%) Data Modelling
16 99 (5.45%) ITIL
16 99 (5.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 326 (17.93%) SQL
2 280 (15.40%) Java
3 103 (5.67%) C#
4 93 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 51 (2.81%) PL/SQL
6 37 (2.04%) Perl
7 34 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 32 (1.76%) C
9 31 (1.71%) C++
10 27 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.10%) Ruby
11 20 (1.10%) Groovy
12 18 (0.99%) VBA
13 16 (0.88%) Python
13 16 (0.88%) PHP
14 14 (0.77%) VB
15 9 (0.50%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.50%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.44%) VBScript
17 5 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 162 (8.91%) ISEB
2 140 (7.70%) Degree
3 128 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 91 (5.01%) PMI Certification
5 85 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 67 (3.69%) PMP
7 65 (3.58%) ISTQB
8 44 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 39 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 37 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (1.16%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.72%) APMP
12 13 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
13 9 (0.50%) HND
14 7 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.28%) IBM Certification
16 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.22%) CISSP
16 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 3 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.59%) QA
2 18 (0.99%) SLA
3 11 (0.61%) P3O
4 7 (0.39%) COREP
5 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.22%) Basel III
6 4 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.22%) FINREP
7 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.17%) EMIR
7 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.055%) MiFID
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.055%) Basel II
9 1 (0.055%) GAAP
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.28%) vSphere
3 5 (0.28%) vCloud
4 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.055%) GridGain
7 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 74 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.44%) Puppet
2 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (0.22%) Control-M
4 2 (0.11%) MOM
4 2 (0.11%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.055%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.055%) SCOM
Vendors
1 234 (12.87%) Oracle
2 206 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 110 (6.05%) SAP
4 65 (3.58%) IBM
4 65 (3.58%) Pega
5 52 (2.86%) HP
6 41 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (2.26%) webMethods
7 39 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 31 (1.71%) Informatica
9 26 (1.43%) BEA
9 26 (1.43%) Endeca
10 22 (1.21%) Perforce
10 22 (1.21%) TIBCO
11 21 (1.16%) ATG
12 20 (1.10%) VMware
13 18 (0.99%) hybris
14 16 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.88%) Teradata
15 15 (0.83%) Adobe
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £416.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago