The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 101 95 163
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +68
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1151 1187 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.34% 2.25% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.78% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 793 495
Median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £36.14 £30.16 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.82% -47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £16.29 £21.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.23 £44.03 £60.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
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
41047 42746 40764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.47% 81.10% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27382 28436 25881
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1183 1137
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.76 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 501 £486 +14.41% 88
South East -12 203 £425 +4.61% 38
West Midlands -15 111 £415 +10.66% 22
North West -26 66 £450 +5.26% 9
South West +16 59 £375 +7.14% 19
East of England -2 58 £375 -16.66% 26
Yorkshire -27 54 £425 -7.60% 15
North East -11 44 £475 +11.76% 4
East Midlands -19 44 £395 -1.25% 6
Midlands +4 10 £500 -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 2035 (91.13%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (29.56%) Finance
3 525 (23.51%) Project Management
4 397 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 394 (17.64%) SQL
6 378 (16.93%) Scrum
7 329 (14.73%) SDLC
8 303 (13.57%) Java
9 299 (13.39%) Oracle
10 294 (13.17%) Microsoft
11 290 (12.99%) Business Analysis
12 280 (12.54%) JIRA
13 268 (12.00%) PRINCE2
14 225 (10.08%) Banking
15 211 (9.45%) Retail
16 207 (9.27%) MS Excel
17 202 (9.05%) UML
18 194 (8.69%) .NET
19 184 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 182 (8.15%) Web Services
21 181 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
22 175 (7.84%) CRM
23 164 (7.34%) JavaScript
24 163 (7.30%) HTML
25 162 (7.25%) QA
26 155 (6.94%) Security Cleared
26 155 (6.94%) C#
27 153 (6.85%) TDD
28 152 (6.81%) Windows
29 150 (6.72%) ITIL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (4.16%) Confluence
2 77 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 55 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 44 (1.97%) Apache
5 39 (1.75%) IIS
6 33 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (1.12%) CMS
7 25 (1.12%) JBoss
7 25 (1.12%) Skype for Business
8 24 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.54%) MS Project Server
10 12 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (0.36%) OpenROAD
14 7 (0.31%) Mule
14 7 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.27%) Mule ESB
15 6 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 207 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 107 (4.79%) MS Visio
3 94 (4.21%) MS Office
4 84 (3.76%) MS Project
5 68 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) InVision
10 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.045%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 68 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.94%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.18%) Maximo
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.090%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.48%) Office 365
3 31 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.30%) IaaS
5 23 (1.03%) SaaS
6 17 (0.76%) Yammer
7 12 (0.54%) Force.com
8 11 (0.49%) PaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.090%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.090%) GitHub
10 2 (0.090%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.090%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.090%) Trello
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.045%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.21%) Firewall
2 21 (0.94%) Internet
3 18 (0.81%) HTTP
4 13 (0.58%) SSL
5 12 (0.54%) Intranet
6 11 (0.49%) VLAN
6 11 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.45%) DNS
8 7 (0.31%) FTP
8 7 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.31%) VPN
9 6 (0.27%) IPv6
9 6 (0.27%) LAN
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
9 6 (0.27%) WAN
9 6 (0.27%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.18%) NAS
11 4 (0.18%) Network Security
11 4 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 40 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 39 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 37 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
7 29 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (1.16%) Big Data
9 26 (1.16%) MySQL
10 25 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 18 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (0.72%) DB2
15 15 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 280 (12.54%) JIRA
2 105 (4.70%) Selenium
3 86 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (3.27%) Visual Studio
5 72 (3.22%) Git (software)
6 68 (3.05%) Jenkins
7 63 (2.82%) Subversion
8 49 (2.19%) Cucumber
9 45 (2.02%) JUnit
10 43 (1.93%) SoapUI
11 32 (1.43%) ClearQuest
12 31 (1.39%) Maven
13 30 (1.34%) HP UFT
14 25 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (1.12%) WebDriver
15 21 (0.94%) Grunt
15 21 (0.94%) LoadRunner
16 19 (0.85%) ClearCase
17 18 (0.81%) gulp
17 18 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 660 (29.56%) Finance
2 225 (10.08%) Banking
3 211 (9.45%) Retail
4 93 (4.16%) Marketing
5 91 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.15%) Legal
7 40 (1.79%) Advertising
7 40 (1.79%) Back Office
8 37 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.61%) Law
10 35 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.57%) Publishing
11 25 (1.12%) Electronics
12 21 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.76%) Games
14 15 (0.67%) Automotive
15 13 (0.58%) Front Office
16 12 (0.54%) Billing
16 12 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 663 (29.69%) Analyst
2 456 (20.42%) Business Analyst
3 445 (19.93%) Project Manager
4 294 (13.17%) Developer
5 166 (7.43%) Architect
6 96 (4.30%) Test Analyst
7 78 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
8 75 (3.36%) Digital Analyst
9 74 (3.31%) Senior Manager
10 72 (3.22%) Digital Business Analyst
11 71 (3.18%) Java Developer
12 64 (2.87%) Agile Project Manager
12 64 (2.87%) IT Manager
13 63 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
14 62 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
14 62 (2.78%) Technical Manager
15 61 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
15 61 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
15 61 (2.73%) Senior Project Manager
16 56 (2.51%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (8.69%) .NET
2 182 (8.15%) Web Services
3 163 (7.30%) HTML
4 139 (6.22%) XML
5 109 (4.88%) CSS
6 95 (4.25%) SOAP
7 93 (4.16%) J2EE
8 89 (3.99%) Spring
9 67 (3.00%) JSON
10 57 (2.55%) jQuery
11 56 (2.51%) .NET Framework
12 55 (2.46%) REST
13 54 (2.42%) AngularJS
14 48 (2.15%) ASP.NET
15 44 (1.97%) HTML5
16 36 (1.61%) Middleware
16 36 (1.61%) RESTful
17 35 (1.57%) Hibernate
18 27 (1.21%) JDBC
18 27 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 181 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 70 (3.13%) User Experience
4 62 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 40 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 37 (1.66%) Mainframe
7 31 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 30 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 29 (1.30%) Smart Meter
10 26 (1.16%) Equities
11 25 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 20 (0.90%) Data Conversion
13 20 (0.90%) PMI
13 20 (0.90%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.81%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.76%) iPad
16 15 (0.67%) PKI
17 14 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 152 (6.81%) Windows
2 117 (5.24%) Unix
3 105 (4.70%) Linux
4 35 (1.57%) Android
5 22 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.18%) Solaris
10 3 (0.13%) AIX
10 3 (0.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.13%) zOS
11 2 (0.090%) VME
11 2 (0.090%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.090%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.045%) VMS
12 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2035 (91.13%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (23.51%) Project Management
3 397 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 378 (16.93%) Scrum
5 329 (14.73%) SDLC
6 290 (12.99%) Business Analysis
7 268 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 202 (9.05%) UML
9 184 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 175 (7.84%) CRM
11 153 (6.85%) TDD
12 150 (6.72%) ITIL
13 142 (6.36%) Use Case
14 140 (6.27%) Change Management
14 140 (6.27%) Data Modelling
15 138 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
16 134 (6.00%) V-Model
17 133 (5.96%) User Stories
18 132 (5.91%) Migration
19 126 (5.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 394 (17.64%) SQL
2 303 (13.57%) Java
3 164 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 155 (6.94%) C#
5 99 (4.43%) PL/SQL
6 60 (2.69%) T-SQL
7 52 (2.33%) C
8 37 (1.66%) VB
9 36 (1.61%) C++
10 33 (1.48%) Python
11 28 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.21%) VB6
13 26 (1.16%) Perl
13 26 (1.16%) Ruby
13 26 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.94%) VBA
15 20 (0.90%) PHP
16 18 (0.81%) COBOL
17 10 (0.45%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 155 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 138 (6.18%) Degree
3 105 (4.70%) ISEB
4 93 (4.16%) SC Cleared
5 80 (3.58%) ISTQB
6 48 (2.15%) PMP
7 37 (1.66%) PMI Certification
8 33 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 26 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 23 (1.03%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
12 18 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 17 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (0.63%) APMP
15 13 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.31%) CBAP
16 7 (0.31%) CISSP
17 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
18 3 (0.13%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (7.25%) QA
2 22 (0.99%) WAI
3 20 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.76%) SLA
6 16 (0.72%) MiFID
7 15 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.49%) TickIT
9 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.31%) WCAG
11 5 (0.22%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.18%) COBIT
12 4 (0.18%) EMIR
12 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.13%) FATCA
13 3 (0.13%) GxP
13 3 (0.13%) P3O
13 3 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 29 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.40%) Docker
4 6 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.090%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.090%) vCloud
7 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.045%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.045%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 58 (2.60%) Puppet
3 42 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (0.22%) Ansible
6 5 (0.22%) Graphite
7 4 (0.18%) DBAmp
7 4 (0.18%) Grafana
7 4 (0.18%) Nagios
8 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.090%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.090%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.090%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.090%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.090%) Kibana
9 2 (0.090%) logstash
9 2 (0.090%) MOM
9 2 (0.090%) Salt
9 2 (0.090%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 299 (13.39%) Oracle
2 294 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 129 (5.78%) SAP
4 82 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
5 70 (3.13%) HP
6 51 (2.28%) IBM
7 37 (1.66%) Pega
8 27 (1.21%) Hyperion
8 27 (1.21%) Informatica
9 20 (0.90%) SaltStack
9 20 (0.90%) Sitecore
10 18 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 18 (0.81%) Cognos
10 18 (0.81%) Infor
10 18 (0.81%) WSO2
11 17 (0.76%) webMethods
12 16 (0.72%) Adobe
13 14 (0.63%) Guidewire
13 14 (0.63%) VMware
14 13 (0.58%) BEA
South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Suffolk Constabulary
Rate: From £26,271 to £29,880 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Catchfish
Rate: NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 9 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £330 - £355 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Can be discussed
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 5 days ago