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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 92 161 168
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1152 695 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.17% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.80% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 470 447
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £559 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £410 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
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 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £61.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +49 403 £425 -5.55% 121
South East +55 244 £400 -2.43% 42
North West +40 116 £425 +28.30% 20
West Midlands +33 98 £400 -4.47% 19
Yorkshire +23 94 £495 +39.43% 29
East of England +3 75 £450 +5.88% 15
East Midlands +10 58 £450 -4.00% 4
South West -2 48 £350 -14.37% 21
North East +1 28 £480 - 10
Midlands +5 3 £500 -
South Coast - 1 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1790 (90.09%) Agile Software Development
2 630 (31.71%) Finance
3 521 (26.22%) Project Management
4 380 (19.12%) PRINCE2
5 366 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 336 (16.91%) Scrum
7 320 (16.10%) SQL
8 285 (14.34%) SDLC
9 264 (13.29%) Java
10 253 (12.73%) Business Analysis
11 228 (11.47%) Oracle
12 210 (10.57%) Web Services
13 198 (9.96%) Banking
14 191 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
15 187 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 186 (9.36%) ISEB
17 180 (9.06%) Microsoft
17 180 (9.06%) Retail
18 161 (8.10%) Security Cleared
19 154 (7.75%) E-Commerce
20 152 (7.65%) Test Scripting
21 148 (7.45%) Degree
22 146 (7.35%) Use Case
23 144 (7.25%) QA
24 141 (7.10%) User Stories
25 140 (7.05%) XML
26 139 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
27 134 (6.74%) MS Excel
28 132 (6.64%) .NET
29 130 (6.54%) ITIL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (3.27%) WebSphere
2 53 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 50 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 46 (2.32%) Confluence
5 34 (1.71%) JBoss
6 30 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (1.26%) CMS
8 21 (1.06%) Apache
9 17 (0.86%) Node.js
10 15 (0.75%) Documentum
11 14 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (0.60%) SAS
13 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
16 5 (0.25%) Drupal
16 5 (0.25%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.20%) LiveCycle
17 4 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 134 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.63%) MS Project
3 84 (4.23%) MS Office
4 68 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 60 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.30%) SPSS
7 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.50%) SAP PS
4 9 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.30%) Agresso
5 6 (0.30%) Primavera
6 5 (0.25%) Cordys
6 5 (0.25%) Magento
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) Unica
8 3 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.01%) SaaS
2 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.40%) Office 365
4 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.25%) Force.com
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.050%) PaaS
7 1 (0.050%) IaaS
7 1 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.050%) Yammer
7 1 (0.050%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.36%) Internet
2 9 (0.45%) Firewall
3 8 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.40%) DNS
4 5 (0.25%) DHCP
4 5 (0.25%) LAN
4 5 (0.25%) WAN
4 5 (0.25%) Wireless
5 4 (0.20%) SAN
5 4 (0.20%) FTP
6 3 (0.15%) HTTP
6 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.15%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.15%) UMTS
6 3 (0.15%) GPRS
6 3 (0.15%) 3G
6 3 (0.15%) 802.15
6 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.15%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.15%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 45 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
5 43 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 36 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (1.66%) MySQL
8 26 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (0.81%) Big Data
11 16 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.75%) DB2
13 12 (0.60%) MS Access
14 11 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.50%) DTS
15 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.45%) EDRMS
17 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (0.40%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 129 (6.49%) JIRA
2 88 (4.43%) Subversion
3 59 (2.97%) Selenium
4 57 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 56 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (2.21%) Maven
7 43 (2.16%) Git (software)
8 41 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 38 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 37 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
11 36 (1.81%) SoapUI
12 30 (1.51%) HP UFT
13 23 (1.16%) Ant
14 18 (0.91%) JUnit
15 15 (0.75%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.70%) WebDriver
16 14 (0.70%) CA Gen
17 13 (0.65%) Toad
17 13 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 13 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 630 (31.71%) Finance
2 198 (9.96%) Banking
3 180 (9.06%) Retail
4 71 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 63 (3.17%) Marketing
6 47 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.26%) Retail Banking
9 24 (1.21%) Advertising
9 24 (1.21%) Publishing
9 24 (1.21%) Legal
9 24 (1.21%) Automotive
10 23 (1.16%) Electronics
10 23 (1.16%) Billing
11 22 (1.11%) Law
12 18 (0.91%) Front Office
13 15 (0.75%) Back Office
14 12 (0.60%) German Language
15 11 (0.55%) Military
16 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 741 (37.29%) Analyst
2 490 (24.66%) Business Analyst
3 425 (21.39%) Project Manager
4 224 (11.27%) Developer
5 162 (8.15%) Test Analyst
6 112 (5.64%) Architect
7 69 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
8 68 (3.42%) Agile Business Analyst
9 67 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
10 66 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
11 58 (2.92%) Tester
12 50 (2.52%) Agile Project Manager
13 49 (2.47%) Test Manager
13 49 (2.47%) Java Developer
14 48 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
15 44 (2.21%) Senior Business Analyst
16 42 (2.11%) Programme Manager
17 39 (1.96%) Senior Manager
18 35 (1.76%) ScrumMaster
19 33 (1.66%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (10.57%) Web Services
2 140 (7.05%) XML
3 132 (6.64%) .NET
4 115 (5.79%) HTML
5 109 (5.49%) J2EE
6 84 (4.23%) CSS
7 75 (3.77%) SOAP
8 55 (2.77%) ASP.NET
9 49 (2.47%) Spring
10 46 (2.32%) HTML5
11 43 (2.16%) Middleware
12 34 (1.71%) jQuery
13 30 (1.51%) AngularJS
13 30 (1.51%) WSDL
14 27 (1.36%) RESTful
15 26 (1.31%) JSP
16 25 (1.26%) EJB
16 25 (1.26%) XML Messaging
16 25 (1.26%) Hibernate
16 25 (1.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 191 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.73%) User Experience
3 47 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 39 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.51%) PMI
7 28 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.31%) Derivative
9 20 (1.01%) DTV
10 19 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 18 (0.91%) Mainframe
12 17 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.81%) FMCG
14 14 (0.70%) Fixed Income
14 14 (0.70%) Equities
14 14 (0.70%) Video on Demand
14 14 (0.70%) Social Media
15 13 (0.65%) EPoS
16 12 (0.60%) Smart Meter
16 12 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 100 (5.03%) Linux
2 99 (4.98%) UNIX
3 90 (4.53%) Windows
4 15 (0.75%) Android
4 15 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.60%) Solaris
5 12 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.20%) AIX
8 4 (0.20%) Windows NT
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.10%) VMS
10 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1790 (90.09%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (26.22%) Project Management
3 380 (19.12%) PRINCE2
4 366 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 336 (16.91%) Scrum
6 285 (14.34%) SDLC
7 253 (12.73%) Business Analysis
8 187 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 154 (7.75%) E-Commerce
10 152 (7.65%) Test Scripting
11 146 (7.35%) Use Case
12 141 (7.10%) User Stories
13 139 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
14 130 (6.54%) ITIL
15 128 (6.44%) CRM
16 125 (6.29%) V-Model
17 122 (6.14%) Change Management
18 118 (5.94%) UML
19 116 (5.84%) OO
20 110 (5.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 320 (16.10%) SQL
2 264 (13.29%) Java
3 115 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 101 (5.08%) C#
5 62 (3.12%) PL/SQL
6 39 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 36 (1.81%) Ruby
8 33 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 30 (1.51%) Perl
10 29 (1.46%) Python
11 26 (1.31%) C++
12 23 (1.16%) C
13 15 (0.75%) PHP
14 13 (0.65%) VBScript
14 13 (0.65%) VB
15 11 (0.55%) VBA
16 10 (0.50%) PHP5
16 10 (0.50%) Groovy
17 8 (0.40%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 186 (9.36%) ISEB
2 161 (8.10%) Security Cleared
3 148 (7.45%) Degree
4 109 (5.49%) ISTQB
5 106 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 90 (4.53%) PMI Certification
7 73 (3.67%) PMP
8 57 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 50 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 40 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 34 (1.71%) DV Cleared
12 26 (1.31%) APMP
13 12 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 8 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.40%) HND
14 8 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.30%) CISSP
16 5 (0.25%) HNC
16 5 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.25%) QA
2 26 (1.31%) TickIT
3 25 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.11%) SLA
5 10 (0.50%) Basel III
6 9 (0.45%) COREP
7 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.25%) EMIR
10 4 (0.20%) FINREP
10 4 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.15%) MiFID
12 2 (0.10%) P3O
13 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.050%) COBIT
13 1 (0.050%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.15%) Firmware
3 3 (0.15%) vSphere
3 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.15%) vCloud
4 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 94 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.50%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.35%) yum
4 7 (0.35%) Puppet
5 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.10%) Control-M
6 2 (0.10%) Ionix
6 2 (0.10%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.050%) Netcool
Vendors
1 228 (11.47%) Oracle
2 180 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 119 (5.99%) SAP
4 77 (3.88%) IBM
5 52 (2.62%) HP
6 43 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 40 (2.01%) Pega
8 31 (1.56%) webMethods
9 27 (1.36%) Informatica
10 26 (1.31%) hybris
11 23 (1.16%) Endeca
11 23 (1.16%) Cognos
12 21 (1.06%) Teradata
13 20 (1.01%) TIBCO
14 19 (0.96%) VMware
15 18 (0.91%) BEA
16 16 (0.81%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.81%) Perforce
17 15 (0.75%) Adobe
18 14 (0.70%) ATG
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300-£330pd
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per week
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago