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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 112 167 184
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 883 598 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.82% 1.26% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.68% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 398 288
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £584 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Average hourly rate £35.72 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.73 - £31.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.52 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +43 369 £425 -5.55% 130
South East +48 207 £400 - 53
Yorkshire +18 66 £355 -13.93% 20
South West +21 54 £398 -9.02% 13
West Midlands +24 51 £475 +18.75% 17
East of England -17 50 £433 -1.70% 12
North West +9 48 £409 -3.82% 25
East Midlands +6 28 £400 +14.28% 15
Midlands -6 4 - -
North East - 4 £515 - 7
South Coast - - - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1485 (87.66%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (31.94%) Finance
3 472 (27.86%) Project Management
4 355 (20.96%) SQL
5 342 (20.19%) Scrum
6 300 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 267 (15.76%) Java
8 253 (14.94%) PRINCE2
9 230 (13.58%) Banking
10 225 (13.28%) Oracle
11 211 (12.46%) Microsoft
12 198 (11.69%) .NET
13 186 (10.98%) ISEB
14 176 (10.39%) E-Commerce
15 171 (10.09%) Web Services
16 168 (9.92%) Business Analysis
17 165 (9.74%) Retail
18 161 (9.50%) TDD
19 156 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
20 149 (8.80%) QA
21 148 (8.74%) HTML
22 143 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
23 142 (8.38%) SQL Server
24 139 (8.21%) MS Excel
25 138 (8.15%) XML
26 136 (8.03%) Windows
27 129 (7.62%) Test Scripting
28 126 (7.44%) Degree
29 124 (7.32%) C#
30 123 (7.26%) V-Model

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 68 (4.01%) WebLogic
3 51 (3.01%) CMS
4 33 (1.95%) JBoss
5 26 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.12%) SAS
7 18 (1.06%) Confluence
8 17 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (1.00%) IIS
8 17 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.94%) Apache
10 14 (0.83%) Documentum
11 9 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.53%) Node.js
12 8 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.47%) FileNet
12 8 (0.47%) CICS
12 8 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 139 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 104 (6.14%) MS Project
3 76 (4.49%) MS Office
4 71 (4.19%) MS Visio
5 48 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.35%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.18%) Simulink
11 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
12 1 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.71%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.53%) 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%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.30%) SAP BCA
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.24%) Maximo
8 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.24%) Agresso
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.94%) SaaS
2 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.30%) Force.com
4 4 (0.24%) Office 365
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.059%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.059%) Trello
6 1 (0.059%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.00%) Internet
2 10 (0.59%) HTTP
3 7 (0.41%) Intranet
4 6 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.30%) Extranet
6 4 (0.24%) NAS
6 4 (0.24%) Broadband
6 4 (0.24%) LDAP
7 3 (0.18%) ATM
8 2 (0.12%) FTP
8 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.12%) SAN
8 2 (0.12%) DNS
8 2 (0.12%) DHCP
8 2 (0.12%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.12%) 802.15
9 1 (0.059%) DSL
9 1 (0.059%) Firewall
9 1 (0.059%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 44 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (1.89%) Big Data
8 23 (1.36%) DB2
9 20 (1.18%) MySQL
10 15 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 15 (0.89%) MS Access
10 15 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (0.83%) SAP BW
12 13 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 88 (5.19%) JIRA
1 88 (5.19%) Selenium
2 72 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (3.78%) Subversion
4 62 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 52 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 44 (2.60%) SoapUI
7 42 (2.48%) Maven
8 41 (2.42%) Ant
9 38 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 36 (2.13%) Jenkins
11 34 (2.01%) Eclipse
12 32 (1.89%) WebDriver
13 27 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 25 (1.48%) JUnit
15 17 (1.00%) LoadRunner
16 12 (0.71%) NeoLoad
17 11 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
17 11 (0.65%) JMeter
17 11 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 541 (31.94%) Finance
2 230 (13.58%) Banking
3 165 (9.74%) Retail
4 69 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 45 (2.66%) Marketing
7 43 (2.54%) Back Office
8 37 (2.18%) Retail Banking
9 35 (2.07%) Publishing
10 30 (1.77%) Advertising
11 28 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.59%) Legal
13 25 (1.48%) Manufacturing
14 20 (1.18%) Front Office
15 18 (1.06%) Billing
16 13 (0.77%) German Language
16 13 (0.77%) Automotive
17 12 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.65%) Electronics
19 9 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 567 (33.47%) Analyst
2 367 (21.66%) Project Manager
3 358 (21.13%) Business Analyst
4 281 (16.59%) Developer
5 123 (7.26%) Test Analyst
6 85 (5.02%) Architect
7 65 (3.84%) Agile Business Analyst
8 52 (3.07%) Agile Project Manager
8 52 (3.07%) .NET Developer
9 47 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
11 42 (2.48%) Programme Manager
12 39 (2.30%) Java Developer
13 38 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
14 37 (2.18%) Tester
14 37 (2.18%) Consultant
15 35 (2.07%) ScrumMaster
16 34 (2.01%) IT Project Manager
17 31 (1.83%) Digital Project Manager
18 30 (1.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (11.69%) .NET
2 171 (10.09%) Web Services
3 148 (8.74%) HTML
4 138 (8.15%) XML
5 116 (6.85%) J2EE
6 85 (5.02%) CSS
7 76 (4.49%) SOAP
8 73 (4.31%) ASP.NET
9 57 (3.36%) jQuery
10 53 (3.13%) HTML5
11 46 (2.72%) AngularJS
12 44 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (2.42%) JSON
14 40 (2.36%) WSDL
15 34 (2.01%) .NET Framework
16 33 (1.95%) Java EE
17 31 (1.83%) RESTful
17 31 (1.83%) Ajax
18 28 (1.65%) Spring
18 28 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (5.25%) User Experience
2 89 (5.25%) Open Source
3 57 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.24%) PMI
5 37 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 27 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.48%) iPad
8 24 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.30%) Social Media
10 18 (1.06%) Video on Demand
11 16 (0.94%) Derivative
12 15 (0.89%) Mainframe
13 13 (0.77%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.71%) Equities
14 12 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.59%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.53%) DTV
16 9 (0.53%) Reference Data
16 9 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 136 (8.03%) Windows
2 106 (6.26%) Linux
3 80 (4.72%) UNIX
4 40 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 38 (2.24%) Android
6 8 (0.47%) Solaris
7 7 (0.41%) AIX
7 7 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.30%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.24%) webOS
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1485 (87.66%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (27.86%) Project Management
3 342 (20.19%) Scrum
4 300 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 253 (14.94%) PRINCE2
6 176 (10.39%) E-Commerce
7 168 (9.92%) Business Analysis
8 161 (9.50%) TDD
9 156 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 129 (7.62%) Test Scripting
11 123 (7.26%) V-Model
12 122 (7.20%) User Stories
13 116 (6.85%) Change Management
14 113 (6.67%) Data Modelling
15 111 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
16 99 (5.84%) OO
17 95 (5.61%) RUP
18 91 (5.37%) Software Testing
19 89 (5.25%) BDD
20 88 (5.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 355 (20.96%) SQL
2 267 (15.76%) Java
3 124 (7.32%) C#
4 102 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 48 (2.83%) PL/SQL
6 39 (2.30%) C
7 33 (1.95%) Groovy
8 27 (1.59%) Perl
9 25 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.24%) Ruby
11 21 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.18%) C++
13 19 (1.12%) VBA
14 17 (1.00%) Python
14 17 (1.00%) VB
15 12 (0.71%) PHP
16 11 (0.65%) Scala
17 7 (0.41%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (10.98%) ISEB
2 126 (7.44%) Degree
3 81 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 75 (4.43%) PMI Certification
5 55 (3.25%) ISTQB
6 53 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 52 (3.07%) PMP
8 47 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 41 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 23 (1.36%) HND
12 10 (0.59%) APMP
13 9 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.35%) CBAP
15 5 (0.30%) IBM Certification
15 5 (0.30%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.24%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.80%) QA
2 12 (0.71%) P3O
3 10 (0.59%) EMIR
4 6 (0.35%) FINREP
5 5 (0.30%) COBIT
5 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.24%) MiFID
6 4 (0.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.24%) WAI
7 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) FATCA
7 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) COREP
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) vSphere
3 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.18%) vCloud
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.059%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.059%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 66 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.53%) Control-M
3 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.12%) MOM
5 1 (0.059%) SCOM
5 1 (0.059%) Puppet
Vendors
1 225 (13.28%) Oracle
2 211 (12.46%) Microsoft
3 97 (5.73%) SAP
4 52 (3.07%) Pega
5 49 (2.89%) IBM
6 38 (2.24%) HP
7 33 (1.95%) webMethods
8 29 (1.71%) Business Objects
9 25 (1.48%) BEA
9 25 (1.48%) Informatica
10 24 (1.42%) Endeca
11 23 (1.36%) ATG
12 21 (1.24%) Perforce
13 17 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (1.00%) Adobe
14 15 (0.89%) Google
15 10 (0.59%) Cognos
15 10 (0.59%) Hyperion
16 9 (0.53%) Planview
16 9 (0.53%) Tableau
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £360 to £390 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago