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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 152 169 168
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 751 629 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.31% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.76% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 413 396
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.16 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 £26.80 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.03 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 -14 334 £450 - 91
South East +30 172 £400 +6.66% 49
East of England +12 83 £450 +5.26% 19
West Midlands -4 38 £413 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +3 32 £375 -6.25% 35
South West -15 32 £383 -19.47% 41
East Midlands +19 26 £442 +33.93% 4
North West -5 26 £350 -6.66% 19
North East -41 4 £388 -13.88% 9
Midlands - 3 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1258 (87.97%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (34.48%) Finance
3 358 (25.03%) Project Management
4 308 (21.54%) SQL
5 286 (20.00%) Scrum
6 259 (18.11%) PRINCE2
7 235 (16.43%) Oracle
8 215 (15.03%) .NET
9 186 (13.01%) Java
10 178 (12.45%) Web Services
11 175 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 166 (11.61%) E-Commerce
13 164 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 152 (10.63%) HTML
15 151 (10.56%) Banking
16 148 (10.35%) Business Analysis
17 142 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 142 (9.93%) TDD
18 141 (9.86%) Retail
19 136 (9.51%) SQL Server
20 135 (9.44%) C#
21 127 (8.88%) XML
21 127 (8.88%) Linux
22 121 (8.46%) QA
22 121 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
23 117 (8.18%) JavaScript
24 106 (7.41%) ERP
24 106 (7.41%) Test Scripting
25 101 (7.06%) ISEB
26 100 (6.99%) CRM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 84 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.48%) CMS
3 53 (3.71%) WebLogic
4 47 (3.29%) JBoss
5 36 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 29 (2.03%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.96%) Apache
9 27 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.75%) SAS
11 17 (1.19%) Drupal
12 14 (0.98%) IIS
13 13 (0.91%) CICS
13 13 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.84%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.70%) MS Project Server
16 9 (0.63%) Confluence
17 8 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
18 7 (0.49%) Documentum
19 6 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 91 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 86 (6.01%) MS Project
3 66 (4.62%) MS Office
4 56 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.70%) SPSS
8 7 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.28%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.070%) FastStats
12 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 49 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.33%) Markit EDM
3 15 (1.05%) Agresso
4 14 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.49%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.42%) Misys Midas
11 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.28%) TRIRIGA
13 3 (0.21%) Magento
13 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
14 2 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.91%) SaaS
2 11 (0.77%) Office 365
3 6 (0.42%) IaaS
4 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.28%) Force.com
5 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.070%) Trello
7 1 (0.070%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.070%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.61%) Internet
2 15 (1.05%) Intranet
3 9 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.56%) HTTP
5 7 (0.49%) SMTP
6 6 (0.42%) WAN
6 6 (0.42%) Firewall
6 6 (0.42%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.35%) FTP
7 5 (0.35%) LAN
7 5 (0.35%) ZigBee
7 5 (0.35%) MVNO
8 4 (0.28%) ATM
8 4 (0.28%) VoIP
8 4 (0.28%) 802.15
9 3 (0.21%) IPv6
9 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.21%) Wireless
9 3 (0.21%) DMZ
9 3 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 47 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (3.22%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.73%) QlikView
6 37 (2.59%) MySQL
7 35 (2.45%) DB2
8 29 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.54%) Data Mining
11 18 (1.26%) Big Data
12 14 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.70%) Hadoop
17 9 (0.63%) NoSQL
18 8 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (5.03%) Subversion
2 68 (4.76%) Selenium
3 64 (4.48%) Maven
4 57 (3.99%) Ant
5 47 (3.29%) Git (software)
6 46 (3.22%) Visual Studio
7 43 (3.01%) JIRA
8 37 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (2.03%) JUnit
10 22 (1.54%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (1.47%) SoapUI
12 19 (1.33%) WebDriver
12 19 (1.33%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.19%) Mockito
13 17 (1.19%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.12%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.84%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
17 9 (0.63%) ERwin
General
1 493 (34.48%) Finance
2 151 (10.56%) Banking
3 141 (9.86%) Retail
4 55 (3.85%) Marketing
5 49 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.96%) Back Office
8 26 (1.82%) Legal
9 23 (1.61%) Advertising
10 20 (1.40%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.33%) Front Office
12 16 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 15 (1.05%) Automotive
14 14 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.98%) Publishing
15 12 (0.84%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.63%) Electronics
17 9 (0.63%) Games
18 8 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 468 (32.73%) Analyst
2 286 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 282 (19.72%) Project Manager
4 252 (17.62%) Developer
5 107 (7.48%) Test Analyst
6 106 (7.41%) Architect
7 68 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 49 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
9 43 (3.01%) Systems Analyst
10 42 (2.94%) Tester
10 42 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
11 38 (2.66%) Test Manager
11 38 (2.66%) Development Manager
12 35 (2.45%) Java Developer
13 33 (2.31%) Programme Manager
14 29 (2.03%) Senior Manager
14 29 (2.03%) .NET Developer
15 28 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
16 27 (1.89%) Agile Project Manager
17 26 (1.82%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (15.03%) .NET
2 178 (12.45%) Web Services
3 152 (10.63%) HTML
4 127 (8.88%) XML
5 96 (6.71%) CSS
6 80 (5.59%) ASP.NET
7 77 (5.38%) SOAP
8 74 (5.17%) J2EE
9 54 (3.78%) RESTful
10 52 (3.64%) Ajax
11 46 (3.22%) HTML5
12 43 (3.01%) REST
13 38 (2.66%) JSON
13 38 (2.66%) Spring
13 38 (2.66%) WSDL
14 37 (2.59%) XSD
15 36 (2.52%) XSL
15 36 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (2.38%) Middleware
17 32 (2.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.62%) User Experience
3 62 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 51 (3.57%) Open Source
5 39 (2.73%) Social Media
5 39 (2.73%) iPad
6 30 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 24 (1.68%) PMI
7 24 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.61%) Mainframe
9 19 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.19%) Data Integration
10 17 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.77%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.70%) SWIFT
14 10 (0.70%) Reference Data
15 9 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 127 (8.88%) Linux
2 98 (6.85%) Windows
3 95 (6.64%) UNIX
4 25 (1.75%) Android
5 24 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.91%) Solaris
8 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.63%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.070%) AIX
14 1 (0.070%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1258 (87.97%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (25.03%) Project Management
3 286 (20.00%) Scrum
4 259 (18.11%) PRINCE2
5 166 (11.61%) E-Commerce
6 164 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 148 (10.35%) Business Analysis
8 142 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 142 (9.93%) TDD
9 106 (7.41%) ERP
9 106 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 100 (6.99%) CRM
11 94 (6.57%) MVC
12 91 (6.36%) V-Model
13 85 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (5.45%) Data Modelling
14 78 (5.45%) ITIL
15 77 (5.38%) UML
15 77 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
15 77 (5.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 308 (21.54%) SQL
2 186 (13.01%) Java
3 135 (9.44%) C#
4 117 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 49 (3.43%) PL/SQL
6 41 (2.87%) Groovy
7 37 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 23 (1.61%) C
9 19 (1.33%) VB
10 15 (1.05%) Python
11 13 (0.91%) VBScript
11 13 (0.91%) Perl
12 10 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.70%) Scala
12 10 (0.70%) VBA
13 9 (0.63%) PHP
13 9 (0.63%) COBOL
14 8 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.49%) Ruby
15 7 (0.49%) RPG
Qualifications
1 101 (7.06%) ISEB
2 90 (6.29%) Degree
3 81 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 67 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 62 (4.34%) ISTQB
6 42 (2.94%) PMI Certification
7 41 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 40 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 27 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 25 (1.75%) PMP
11 9 (0.63%) APMP
12 8 (0.56%) HND
12 8 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.42%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.28%) IIBA
16 3 (0.21%) MBA
16 3 (0.21%) CCA
17 2 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (8.46%) QA
2 11 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.35%) FINREP
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
6 4 (0.28%) COBIT
6 4 (0.28%) SLA
7 3 (0.21%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.070%) P3O
9 1 (0.070%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.070%) GxP
9 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (0.49%) Terminal Services
2 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.35%) Firmware
3 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.070%) Varnish
5 1 (0.070%) Squid
5 1 (0.070%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 55 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.26%) Control-M
3 5 (0.35%) SCOM
4 4 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.21%) Puppet
6 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.070%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.070%) Ansible
7 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 235 (16.43%) Oracle
2 175 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 85 (5.94%) SAP
4 41 (2.87%) IBM
5 38 (2.66%) ATG
5 38 (2.66%) Endeca
6 36 (2.52%) Perforce
7 33 (2.31%) HP
8 29 (2.03%) Siebel
9 23 (1.61%) Informatica
10 22 (1.54%) Adobe
10 22 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.05%) Cognos
12 14 (0.98%) Open Text
13 13 (0.91%) Business Objects
14 12 (0.84%) Google
14 12 (0.84%) RedDot
15 11 (0.77%) VMware
16 9 (0.63%) Planview
17 8 (0.56%) Ab Initio
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £1 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20.00 - £30.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago