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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 131 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +11
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 843 614 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.24% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.64% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 448 323
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£413 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £30.00 £31.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £30.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +22 354 £445 -1.11% 104
South East +66 189 £400 +3.62% 53
Yorkshire +36 79 £370 -1.33% 21
West Midlands +12 48 £475 +18.75% 9
East of England -11 48 £431 +1.47% 18
South West +1 46 £375 +11.11% 20
North West -11 38 £378 -10.11% 16
East Midlands +11 29 £388 +25.50% 5
North East +4 9 £300 -24.90% 6
Midlands +1 3 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1487 (87.21%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (32.32%) Finance
3 503 (29.50%) Project Management
4 323 (18.94%) SQL
5 309 (18.12%) Scrum
6 308 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 284 (16.66%) PRINCE2
8 260 (15.25%) Java
9 221 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 218 (12.79%) Banking
11 211 (12.38%) Oracle
12 190 (11.14%) Business Analysis
13 180 (10.56%) .NET
13 180 (10.56%) E-Commerce
14 171 (10.03%) Web Services
15 166 (9.74%) ISEB
16 165 (9.68%) Retail
17 155 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 146 (8.56%) MS Excel
19 144 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
20 136 (7.98%) Windows
20 136 (7.98%) TDD
21 135 (7.92%) HTML
22 133 (7.80%) SQL Server
23 131 (7.68%) Degree
24 130 (7.62%) XML
25 129 (7.57%) User Stories
26 127 (7.45%) QA
27 121 (7.10%) Test Scripting
28 120 (7.04%) Change Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 64 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 36 (2.11%) CMS
4 33 (1.94%) JBoss
5 31 (1.82%) Confluence
6 28 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.17%) SAS
8 16 (0.94%) IIS
9 15 (0.88%) Documentum
10 11 (0.65%) Node.js
10 11 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.65%) Apache
11 9 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.41%) Drupal
13 7 (0.41%) Lync
13 7 (0.41%) FileNet
Applications
1 146 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 108 (6.33%) MS Project
3 76 (4.46%) MS Office
4 73 (4.28%) MS Visio
5 48 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.35%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.18%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.18%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.41%) Magento
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.41%) Primavera
6 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.29%) SAP BCA
8 4 (0.23%) Agresso
8 4 (0.23%) Maximo
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.06%) SaaS
2 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.41%) Office 365
4 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.23%) Force.com
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.059%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.059%) Trello
7 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.059%) Yammer
7 1 (0.059%) Veeva
7 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.17%) Internet
2 9 (0.53%) HTTP
3 6 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.29%) Extranet
5 4 (0.23%) LDAP
5 4 (0.23%) NAS
6 3 (0.18%) Firewall
6 3 (0.18%) ATM
6 3 (0.18%) Broadband
6 3 (0.18%) Intranet
7 2 (0.12%) SAN
7 2 (0.12%) DMZ
7 2 (0.12%) DHCP
7 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.12%) LAN
7 2 (0.12%) WAN
7 2 (0.12%) DNS
7 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.12%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.87%) Oracle Database
3 47 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.94%) Big Data
7 31 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.00%) DB2
10 15 (0.88%) Data Mining
11 14 (0.82%) MySQL
11 14 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.76%) MS Access
12 13 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.53%) SAP BW
15 7 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 98 (5.75%) JIRA
2 70 (4.11%) Selenium
3 68 (3.99%) Subversion
4 62 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 51 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 38 (2.23%) Jenkins
8 34 (1.99%) Maven
9 33 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 32 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 32 (1.88%) Ant
11 29 (1.70%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.52%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (0.82%) JUnit
15 13 (0.76%) LoadRunner
16 10 (0.59%) ClearCase
16 10 (0.59%) JMeter
16 10 (0.59%) CA Gen
16 10 (0.59%) NeoLoad
General
1 551 (32.32%) Finance
2 218 (12.79%) Banking
3 165 (9.68%) Retail
4 65 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.58%) Marketing
6 42 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 40 (2.35%) Back Office
8 35 (2.05%) Publishing
9 34 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 29 (1.70%) Advertising
11 27 (1.58%) Legal
12 26 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 25 (1.47%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.17%) Billing
15 18 (1.06%) German Language
16 15 (0.88%) Front Office
17 12 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.70%) Electronics
17 12 (0.70%) Automotive
18 10 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 581 (34.08%) Analyst
2 393 (23.05%) Project Manager
3 387 (22.70%) Business Analyst
4 253 (14.84%) Developer
5 117 (6.86%) Test Analyst
6 76 (4.46%) Architect
7 67 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
8 54 (3.17%) Agile Project Manager
9 50 (2.93%) .NET Developer
10 44 (2.58%) Programme Manager
10 44 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
11 40 (2.35%) Consultant
12 39 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
13 38 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
14 36 (2.11%) Tester
15 35 (2.05%) Senior Manager
15 35 (2.05%) Java Developer
15 35 (2.05%) ScrumMaster
16 34 (1.99%) IT Project Manager
17 27 (1.58%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (10.56%) .NET
2 171 (10.03%) Web Services
3 135 (7.92%) HTML
4 130 (7.62%) XML
5 115 (6.74%) J2EE
6 72 (4.22%) CSS
7 70 (4.11%) SOAP
8 65 (3.81%) ASP.NET
9 60 (3.52%) jQuery
10 59 (3.46%) HTML5
11 44 (2.58%) AngularJS
12 39 (2.29%) WSDL
13 38 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (2.23%) .NET Framework
14 36 (2.11%) Java EE
15 31 (1.82%) JSON
16 30 (1.76%) RESTful
17 25 (1.47%) WCF
17 25 (1.47%) XSLT
18 23 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 155 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.87%) Open Source
3 97 (5.69%) User Experience
4 53 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 42 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.46%) PMI
6 32 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 21 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.17%) Derivative
10 19 (1.11%) iPad
11 17 (1.00%) Video on Demand
11 17 (1.00%) Social Media
12 16 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.76%) Data Integration
13 13 (0.76%) Equities
14 10 (0.59%) DTV
14 10 (0.59%) GIS
15 9 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 136 (7.98%) Windows
2 106 (6.22%) Linux
3 72 (4.22%) UNIX
4 38 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.11%) Android
6 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.47%) Solaris
9 7 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 7 (0.41%) AIX
9 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.23%) webOS
11 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1487 (87.21%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (29.50%) Project Management
3 309 (18.12%) Scrum
4 308 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 284 (16.66%) PRINCE2
6 190 (11.14%) Business Analysis
7 180 (10.56%) E-Commerce
8 144 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 136 (7.98%) TDD
10 129 (7.57%) User Stories
11 121 (7.10%) Test Scripting
12 120 (7.04%) Change Management
13 114 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
14 109 (6.39%) RUP
15 108 (6.33%) Data Modelling
16 99 (5.81%) V-Model
16 99 (5.81%) OO
17 92 (5.40%) CRM
18 87 (5.10%) UML
19 86 (5.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 323 (18.94%) SQL
2 260 (15.25%) Java
3 112 (6.57%) C#
4 94 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.76%) PL/SQL
6 38 (2.23%) C
7 32 (1.88%) Perl
8 31 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.52%) C++
10 25 (1.47%) Groovy
10 25 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 19 (1.11%) Python
12 19 (1.11%) VBA
13 18 (1.06%) Ruby
14 16 (0.94%) VB
15 13 (0.76%) PHP
16 9 (0.53%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.47%) Scala
18 6 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 166 (9.74%) ISEB
2 131 (7.68%) Degree
3 90 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 79 (4.63%) PMI Certification
5 54 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 51 (2.99%) PMP
7 50 (2.93%) ISTQB
8 44 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 39 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 33 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 23 (1.35%) HND
12 10 (0.59%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.53%) APMP
14 7 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.35%) CBAP
16 5 (0.29%) IBM Certification
17 3 (0.18%) CAPM
17 3 (0.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.45%) QA
2 12 (0.70%) P3O
3 10 (0.59%) EMIR
4 6 (0.35%) SLA
5 5 (0.29%) COBIT
5 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.23%) MiFID
7 3 (0.18%) FATCA
7 3 (0.18%) COREP
7 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) FINREP
9 1 (0.059%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.059%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.18%) vCloud
4 3 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.059%) GridGain
6 1 (0.059%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.059%) Firmware
6 1 (0.059%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.12%) MOM
3 2 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.12%) Control-M
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.12%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.059%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.059%) SCOM
Vendors
1 221 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 211 (12.38%) Oracle
3 91 (5.34%) SAP
4 55 (3.23%) Pega
5 45 (2.64%) IBM
6 35 (2.05%) HP
7 34 (1.99%) webMethods
8 26 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 25 (1.47%) BEA
9 25 (1.47%) Informatica
10 24 (1.41%) Endeca
11 23 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.06%) ATG
13 17 (1.00%) Perforce
14 13 (0.76%) Google
15 12 (0.70%) VMware
15 12 (0.70%) WorldPay
16 11 (0.65%) hybris
17 10 (0.59%) Cognos
18 9 (0.53%) ServiceNow
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £350 - £480 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accomplish Today Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Nakama
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago