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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 109 114 159
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +45
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 995 880 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.10% 1.89% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.42% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 602 401
Average daily rate £430 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £26.41 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% -65.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 353 £470 +10.55% 110
South East +5 196 £410 -0.60% 56
North West +23 129 £425 +3.65% 26
Yorkshire +1 83 £380 -7.37% 22
West Midlands +28 80 £413 -2.94% 28
South West -6 56 £405 +1.25% 25
North East +6 33 £410 -19.21% 11
East of England -28 31 £438 +1.74% 13
East Midlands -6 26 £294 -18.96% 6
Midlands +6 11 £500 - 1
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1983 (90.71%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (27.68%) Finance
3 540 (24.70%) Project Management
4 471 (21.55%) SQL
5 392 (17.93%) SDLC
6 334 (15.28%) Java
7 329 (15.05%) PRINCE2
8 316 (14.46%) Scrum
9 306 (14.00%) Oracle
10 278 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 278 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
11 250 (11.44%) Business Analysis
12 227 (10.38%) Microsoft
13 224 (10.25%) Web Services
14 218 (9.97%) JavaScript
15 215 (9.84%) User Stories
16 202 (9.24%) Banking
17 189 (8.65%) Degree
18 176 (8.05%) Security Cleared
19 174 (7.96%) Data Modelling
19 174 (7.96%) ISEB
20 169 (7.73%) J2EE
21 166 (7.59%) Migration
22 163 (7.46%) QA
23 162 (7.41%) .NET
24 161 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
25 157 (7.18%) RUP
26 155 (7.09%) JIRA
27 154 (7.04%) MS Excel
28 152 (6.95%) XML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 149 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 57 (2.61%) CMS
3 56 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 54 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 53 (2.42%) JBoss
6 50 (2.29%) Confluence
7 35 (1.60%) Node.js
8 33 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (1.24%) Documentum
11 20 (0.91%) Apache
12 16 (0.73%) IIS
13 13 (0.59%) Tuxedo
14 10 (0.46%) SAS
15 9 (0.41%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.37%) Captiva
16 8 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.27%) CICS
17 6 (0.27%) MS Project Server
17 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 154 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 150 (6.86%) MS Project
3 110 (5.03%) MS Office
4 97 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 80 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.046%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.046%) Revit
Business Applications
1 42 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.05%) OpenText Process Suite
3 19 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.32%) HFM
6 7 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.14%) Magento
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.14%) Primavera
11 2 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.091%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.60%) Force.com
4 18 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.73%) Office 365
6 13 (0.59%) SaaS
7 11 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.18%) Yammer
9 3 (0.14%) GitHub
9 3 (0.14%) Heroku
9 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 3 (0.14%) PaaS
10 2 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.091%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.091%) Boomi
10 2 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.046%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.046%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.46%) Firewall
2 28 (1.28%) Internet
3 27 (1.24%) WAN
4 24 (1.10%) LAN
5 16 (0.73%) SAN
6 15 (0.69%) HTTP
7 13 (0.59%) DNS
7 13 (0.59%) VPN
8 12 (0.55%) NAS
9 9 (0.41%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.27%) SNMP
10 6 (0.27%) VLAN
10 6 (0.27%) ZigBee
11 5 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.23%) Intranet
12 4 (0.18%) Broadband
12 4 (0.18%) FTP
12 4 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.18%) Skype
13 3 (0.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 52 (2.38%) Big Data
5 49 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
6 48 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (2.15%) Oracle OWB
8 44 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 37 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 32 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 30 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 25 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.96%) Data Mining
17 17 (0.78%) QlikView
18 16 (0.73%) DB2
19 15 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 155 (7.09%) JIRA
2 129 (5.90%) Subversion
3 100 (4.57%) Selenium
4 90 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (3.61%) Maven
6 76 (3.48%) ClearCase
7 66 (3.02%) Git (software)
8 61 (2.79%) Jenkins
9 59 (2.70%) Ant
10 54 (2.47%) Visual Studio
11 48 (2.20%) Cucumber
12 47 (2.15%) CA Gen
13 45 (2.06%) ClearQuest
14 43 (1.97%) Toad
15 42 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 35 (1.60%) Eclipse
17 33 (1.51%) JUnit
18 28 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 28 (1.28%) HP UFT
19 22 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 605 (27.68%) Finance
2 202 (9.24%) Banking
3 151 (6.91%) Retail
4 88 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 83 (3.80%) Marketing
6 60 (2.74%) Publishing
7 59 (2.70%) Law
8 46 (2.10%) Investment Banking
9 42 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.74%) Legal
11 36 (1.65%) Advertising
12 23 (1.05%) Back Office
13 20 (0.91%) Electronics
13 20 (0.91%) Front Office
14 19 (0.87%) Billing
15 17 (0.78%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.69%) Games
17 12 (0.55%) Automotive
18 9 (0.41%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 733 (33.53%) Analyst
2 475 (21.73%) Business Analyst
3 377 (17.25%) Project Manager
4 339 (15.51%) Developer
5 230 (10.52%) Architect
6 154 (7.04%) Test Analyst
7 106 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 104 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 98 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
10 90 (4.12%) Digital Analyst
11 89 (4.07%) Digital Business Analyst
12 68 (3.11%) IT Manager
13 66 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 65 (2.97%) Test Manager
15 62 (2.84%) Agile Business Analyst
16 57 (2.61%) Senior Manager
17 54 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
18 47 (2.15%) Digital Project Manager
18 47 (2.15%) Technical Manager
19 46 (2.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (10.25%) Web Services
2 169 (7.73%) J2EE
3 162 (7.41%) .NET
4 152 (6.95%) XML
5 147 (6.72%) HTML
6 94 (4.30%) CSS
7 75 (3.43%) SOAP
8 68 (3.11%) jQuery
9 64 (2.93%) ASP.NET
10 62 (2.84%) Spring
11 56 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 53 (2.42%) HTML5
13 49 (2.24%) Java EE
14 48 (2.20%) Hibernate
15 41 (1.88%) REST
16 37 (1.69%) Visualforce
17 36 (1.65%) EJB
18 35 (1.60%) Ajax
18 35 (1.60%) JMS
18 35 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 278 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (3.02%) User Experience
3 47 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 37 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 36 (1.65%) Algorithms
5 36 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 35 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 27 (1.24%) PMI
8 24 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 19 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 18 (0.82%) Smart Meter
11 15 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 15 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.64%) Equities
13 12 (0.55%) CMDB
13 12 (0.55%) Smartcard
14 11 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 139 (6.36%) Unix
2 112 (5.12%) Linux
3 110 (5.03%) Windows
4 25 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.87%) AIX
6 15 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 13 (0.59%) VME
7 13 (0.59%) Windows Vista
7 13 (0.59%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.50%) Android
8 11 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.41%) Solaris
10 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.091%) CentOS
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.046%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.046%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1983 (90.71%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (24.70%) Project Management
3 392 (17.93%) SDLC
4 329 (15.05%) PRINCE2
5 316 (14.46%) Scrum
6 278 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 250 (11.44%) Business Analysis
8 215 (9.84%) User Stories
9 174 (7.96%) Data Modelling
10 166 (7.59%) Migration
11 161 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 157 (7.18%) RUP
13 152 (6.95%) Analytics
14 143 (6.54%) Test Scripting
15 140 (6.40%) V-Model
16 138 (6.31%) UML
17 137 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
18 130 (5.95%) CRM
19 129 (5.90%) E-Commerce
20 126 (5.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 471 (21.55%) SQL
2 334 (15.28%) Java
3 218 (9.97%) JavaScript
4 137 (6.27%) PL/SQL
5 124 (5.67%) Shell Script
6 114 (5.22%) C#
7 74 (3.39%) Python
8 65 (2.97%) Perl
9 43 (1.97%) C
10 41 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 37 (1.69%) Apex Code
12 30 (1.37%) C++
13 28 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.19%) COBOL
15 23 (1.05%) Jython
15 23 (1.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 15 (0.69%) VB
17 14 (0.64%) PHP
17 14 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 189 (8.65%) Degree
2 176 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 174 (7.96%) ISEB
4 111 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 110 (5.03%) ISTQB
6 76 (3.48%) PMI Certification
7 57 (2.61%) PMP
8 53 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 47 (2.15%) DV Cleared
9 47 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 39 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 20 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (0.82%) APMP
13 16 (0.73%) CISSP
14 14 (0.64%) Sun Certification
15 11 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 9 (0.41%) CBAP
16 9 (0.41%) CISA
16 9 (0.41%) CISM
16 9 (0.41%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (7.46%) QA
2 49 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 46 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 37 (1.69%) TickIT
5 27 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.69%) SLA
7 14 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.59%) EMIR
9 12 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.55%) MiFID
10 11 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.46%) ISO27005
12 8 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.32%) WAI
14 4 (0.18%) Basel III
14 4 (0.18%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.18%) WCAG
15 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 30 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.27%) Docker
4 2 (0.091%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.091%) pfSense
4 2 (0.091%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.091%) vCloud
5 1 (0.046%) Firmware
5 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.046%) Xen
5 1 (0.046%) XenApp
5 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 68 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.59%) Puppet
3 12 (0.55%) Control-M
4 8 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.27%) Ansible
6 5 (0.23%) Salt
7 3 (0.14%) Ionix
7 3 (0.14%) Kibana
7 3 (0.14%) logstash
7 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.091%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.091%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.091%) Grafana
8 2 (0.091%) Graphite
8 2 (0.091%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.091%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.046%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.046%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.046%) SCCM
9 1 (0.046%) yum
Vendors
1 306 (14.00%) Oracle
2 227 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 88 (4.03%) Pega
4 87 (3.98%) SAP
5 82 (3.75%) Informatica
6 72 (3.29%) HP
6 72 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (2.61%) IBM
8 54 (2.47%) BEA
9 45 (2.06%) webMethods
10 20 (0.91%) VMware
11 18 (0.82%) Cisco
11 18 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.78%) Cognos
13 16 (0.73%) Google
14 15 (0.69%) EMC
15 14 (0.64%) Micro Focus
15 14 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 13 (0.59%) Citrix
17 12 (0.55%) Sun
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
J & C Associates Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: ££ Excellent Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sandhata Technologies Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £435.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
JM
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Hanson Regan Ltd
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Rate: Highly attractive and flexible rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £341.00 - £342.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago