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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 157 159 172
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 718 645 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.34% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.82% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 447 448
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -15 306 £450 - 91
South East -14 131 £405 +6.57% 49
East of England +6 77 £425 +13.33% 20
West Midlands +14 48 £419 +11.66% 6
South West -17 42 £403 +7.33% 16
East Midlands +30 39 £469 +28.42% 10
Yorkshire +20 37 £355 -3.40% 23
North West +2 32 £325 -14.47% 20
North East -27 2 - - 5
Midlands - 1 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 453 (33.53%) Finance
2 348 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (24.20%) Project Management
4 287 (21.24%) Scrum
5 256 (18.95%) PRINCE2
6 245 (18.13%) SQL
7 231 (17.10%) Oracle
8 178 (13.18%) .NET
9 176 (13.03%) Java
10 163 (12.07%) Microsoft
11 157 (11.62%) Banking
12 154 (11.40%) Retail
13 149 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 148 (10.95%) Web Services
15 147 (10.88%) E-Commerce
16 145 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 139 (10.29%) Business Analysis
18 127 (9.40%) TDD
18 127 (9.40%) HTML
19 119 (8.81%) Linux
20 115 (8.51%) SQL Server
21 111 (8.22%) ISEB
22 110 (8.14%) XML
23 105 (7.77%) Degree
24 104 (7.70%) QA
25 103 (7.62%) C#
26 102 (7.55%) ERP
26 102 (7.55%) Test Scripting
27 96 (7.11%) ISTQB
28 93 (6.88%) ITIL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 55 (4.07%) WebLogic
3 38 (2.81%) CMS
4 28 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.48%) Drupal
6 20 (1.48%) SAS
7 19 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.33%) Apache
9 15 (1.11%) Alfresco
10 13 (0.96%) CICS
11 10 (0.74%) IIS
12 9 (0.67%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.59%) Confluence
14 7 (0.52%) Documentum
15 6 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
16 5 (0.37%) Node.js
17 4 (0.30%) TPMS
18 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 88 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.55%) MS Project
3 64 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 61 (4.52%) MS Office
5 23 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.52%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.52%) SPSS
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.074%) FastStats
11 1 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 38 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.70%) Markit EDM
3 18 (1.33%) Agresso
4 16 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.30%) Misys Midas
9 4 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
10 3 (0.22%) CA Clarity
10 3 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.11%) SaaS
2 9 (0.67%) Office 365
3 7 (0.52%) Force.com
3 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.30%) PaaS
6 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.074%) Trello
8 1 (0.074%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.55%) Internet
2 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.74%) Firewall
3 10 (0.74%) Intranet
4 9 (0.67%) IP Telephony
5 7 (0.52%) HTTP
5 7 (0.52%) SMTP
6 6 (0.44%) WAN
7 5 (0.37%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.37%) LAN
8 4 (0.30%) ATM
8 4 (0.30%) VoIP
8 4 (0.30%) DNS
8 4 (0.30%) SSL
8 4 (0.30%) DMZ
8 4 (0.30%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.22%) HSPA
9 3 (0.22%) LTE
9 3 (0.22%) MVNO
9 3 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 41 (3.03%) QlikView
5 39 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (2.44%) MySQL
8 31 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 25 (1.85%) DB2
10 25 (1.85%) Data Mining
11 16 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.18%) Big Data
12 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.67%) DTS
15 8 (0.59%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.52%) Star Schema
16 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 67 (4.96%) Subversion
2 59 (4.37%) Selenium
3 55 (4.07%) Maven
4 54 (4.00%) Ant
5 39 (2.89%) Visual Studio
6 36 (2.66%) JIRA
7 31 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (1.92%) SoapUI
9 24 (1.78%) Git (software)
10 16 (1.18%) JUnit
10 16 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.11%) Calabash
12 13 (0.96%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.74%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.74%) LoadRunner
13 10 (0.74%) JMeter
14 9 (0.67%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.67%) Mockito
15 7 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 453 (33.53%) Finance
2 157 (11.62%) Banking
3 154 (11.40%) Retail
4 44 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 44 (3.26%) Marketing
5 35 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.44%) Advertising
7 19 (1.41%) Legal
8 18 (1.33%) Games
8 18 (1.33%) Back Office
8 18 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 13 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.89%) Front Office
12 11 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.74%) Automotive
13 10 (0.74%) Publishing
14 9 (0.67%) Billing
15 6 (0.44%) Electronics
16 5 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 428 (31.68%) Analyst
2 276 (20.43%) Project Manager
3 260 (19.25%) Business Analyst
4 210 (15.54%) Developer
5 98 (7.25%) Test Analyst
6 97 (7.18%) Architect
7 53 (3.92%) Tester
8 48 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
9 46 (3.40%) Test Manager
10 44 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
11 39 (2.89%) Agile Business Analyst
12 36 (2.66%) Test Leader
13 34 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (2.37%) Development Manager
15 31 (2.29%) Senior Manager
15 31 (2.29%) Agile Project Manager
16 29 (2.15%) Programme Manager
17 27 (2.00%) .NET Developer
17 27 (2.00%) Delivery Manager
18 25 (1.85%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (13.18%) .NET
2 148 (10.95%) Web Services
3 127 (9.40%) HTML
4 110 (8.14%) XML
5 82 (6.07%) J2EE
6 80 (5.92%) SOAP
7 74 (5.48%) CSS
8 62 (4.59%) ASP.NET
9 56 (4.15%) RESTful
10 42 (3.11%) XSD
11 40 (2.96%) WSDL
12 39 (2.89%) XSL
13 38 (2.81%) HTML5
14 34 (2.52%) Ajax
15 32 (2.37%) Middleware
16 31 (2.29%) jQuery
16 31 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (2.07%) REST
18 27 (2.00%) CSS3
18 27 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (4.89%) Mobile App
2 46 (3.40%) Social Media
3 42 (3.11%) iPad
4 34 (2.52%) Open Source
5 31 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.22%) PMI
7 22 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 20 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 18 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.11%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.11%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (0.96%) Derivative
14 12 (0.89%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
16 10 (0.74%) Swaptions
17 9 (0.67%) Reference Data
18 8 (0.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 119 (8.81%) Linux
2 84 (6.22%) Windows
3 73 (5.40%) UNIX
4 22 (1.63%) Solaris
5 20 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.33%) Android
7 17 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 7 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.074%) AIX
13 1 (0.074%) HPUX
13 1 (0.074%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (24.20%) Project Management
3 287 (21.24%) Scrum
4 256 (18.95%) PRINCE2
5 149 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 147 (10.88%) E-Commerce
7 145 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 139 (10.29%) Business Analysis
9 127 (9.40%) TDD
10 102 (7.55%) ERP
10 102 (7.55%) Test Scripting
11 93 (6.88%) ITIL
12 89 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
13 88 (6.51%) CRM
14 77 (5.70%) SOA
15 74 (5.48%) UML
15 74 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (5.18%) MVC
17 68 (5.03%) Software Testing
17 68 (5.03%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 245 (18.13%) SQL
2 176 (13.03%) Java
3 103 (7.62%) C#
4 85 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 43 (3.18%) T-SQL
6 41 (3.03%) Groovy
7 35 (2.59%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.33%) C
9 17 (1.26%) VB
10 14 (1.04%) Perl
11 13 (0.96%) VBScript
11 13 (0.96%) VBA
11 13 (0.96%) Python
12 11 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.74%) Scala
13 10 (0.74%) PHP
14 9 (0.67%) COBOL
15 7 (0.52%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.37%) Ruby
16 5 (0.37%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 111 (8.22%) ISEB
2 105 (7.77%) Degree
3 96 (7.11%) ISTQB
4 76 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 65 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 59 (4.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 42 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 41 (3.03%) PMI Certification
9 20 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (1.26%) PMP
11 11 (0.81%) APMP
12 10 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.37%) HND
13 5 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.37%) IIBA
14 4 (0.30%) MBA
14 4 (0.30%) CCA
14 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.22%) CISSP
15 3 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.70%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.30%) SLA
8 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9002
9 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.074%) WCAG
10 1 (0.074%) EMIR
10 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.52%) Terminal Services
2 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 55 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.81%) Control-M
3 7 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (0.37%) SCOM
5 3 (0.22%) Puppet
5 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.074%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.074%) Ansible
6 1 (0.074%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 231 (17.10%) Oracle
2 163 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 71 (5.26%) SAP
4 52 (3.85%) JBoss
5 41 (3.03%) Endeca
6 40 (2.96%) ATG
6 40 (2.96%) Perforce
7 35 (2.59%) IBM
8 32 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (2.22%) HP
10 27 (2.00%) Informatica
11 17 (1.26%) Siebel
12 13 (0.96%) VMware
13 12 (0.89%) Adobe
14 11 (0.81%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.81%) Remedy
15 9 (0.67%) Cognos
16 8 (0.59%) JD Edwards
16 8 (0.59%) Open Text
16 8 (0.59%) Google
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day £competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £45000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £700 to £730 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago