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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 130 159 166
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 839 639 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.67% 1.33% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.76% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 478 328
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £30.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £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
38728 36307 31355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.63% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 23317 19199
Average daily rate £418 £400 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.07%
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 £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1099 985
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 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 27 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 27 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 +38 355 £475 +5.55% 106
South East +21 185 £400 - 40
Yorkshire +21 72 £375 - 17
North West +20 72 £400 - 14
East of England 0 51 £428 +0.58% 12
South West +4 38 £381 +5.17% 13
East Midlands +7 35 £423 +14.96% 14
West Midlands -26 20 £400 -5.32% 8
North East -8 7 £300 -24.90% 4
Midlands -5 2 £450 +12.50%
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 1500 (87.16%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (31.84%) Finance
3 495 (28.76%) Project Management
4 329 (19.12%) SQL
5 318 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 309 (17.95%) PRINCE2
7 305 (17.72%) Scrum
8 282 (16.39%) SDLC
9 275 (15.98%) Java
10 218 (12.67%) Oracle
11 215 (12.49%) Microsoft
12 203 (11.80%) Banking
13 189 (10.98%) Business Analysis
14 183 (10.63%) Web Services
15 179 (10.40%) .NET
16 168 (9.76%) ISEB
17 166 (9.65%) E-Commerce
18 162 (9.41%) Retail
19 160 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
20 156 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
21 141 (8.19%) SQL Server
22 139 (8.08%) XML
23 138 (8.02%) MS Excel
23 138 (8.02%) QA
24 134 (7.79%) Windows
25 132 (7.67%) Degree
26 129 (7.50%) HTML
27 127 (7.38%) Test Scripting
28 125 (7.26%) TDD
29 120 (6.97%) J2EE

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 63 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 37 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 33 (1.92%) JBoss
5 32 (1.86%) Confluence
6 31 (1.80%) CMS
7 18 (1.05%) Apache
7 18 (1.05%) SAS
8 16 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.81%) Documentum
10 13 (0.76%) Node.js
11 12 (0.70%) IIS
12 10 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.41%) CICS
15 7 (0.41%) FileNet
16 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 138 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 110 (6.39%) MS Project
3 66 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 62 (3.60%) MS Office
5 43 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Simulink
8 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.058%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.41%) Magento
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.35%) Primavera
6 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.29%) SAP BCA
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.17%) BASE24
8 3 (0.17%) Maximo
8 3 (0.17%) Agresso
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.17%) Unica
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.93%) SaaS
2 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.41%) Office 365
4 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.23%) Force.com
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.058%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.058%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.058%) Trello
7 1 (0.058%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.45%) Internet
2 8 (0.46%) HTTP
3 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.23%) SAN
4 4 (0.23%) DHCP
4 4 (0.23%) DNS
4 4 (0.23%) LDAP
4 4 (0.23%) NAS
5 3 (0.17%) Intranet
5 3 (0.17%) ATM
5 3 (0.17%) Broadband
5 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.17%) Firewall
6 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.12%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.12%) DMZ
6 2 (0.12%) LAN
6 2 (0.12%) WAN
6 2 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 44 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (1.86%) Big Data
9 27 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.10%) MySQL
11 18 (1.05%) DB2
12 15 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.64%) MS Access
14 11 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.58%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.58%) SAP BW
16 8 (0.46%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 97 (5.64%) JIRA
2 72 (4.18%) Subversion
3 68 (3.95%) Selenium
4 61 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (3.14%) Git (software)
6 49 (2.85%) Visual Studio
7 46 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 33 (1.92%) Cucumber
8 33 (1.92%) Maven
9 30 (1.74%) Ant
9 30 (1.74%) SoapUI
10 29 (1.69%) WebDriver
11 28 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
12 25 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.93%) JUnit
14 13 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.76%) CA Gen
15 12 (0.70%) JMeter
16 11 (0.64%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.64%) ClearCase
General
1 548 (31.84%) Finance
2 203 (11.80%) Banking
3 162 (9.41%) Retail
4 59 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.56%) Marketing
6 43 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.09%) Back Office
8 32 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 28 (1.63%) Publishing
10 25 (1.45%) Legal
10 25 (1.45%) Advertising
11 24 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.16%) Billing
13 19 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.99%) Front Office
15 14 (0.81%) Law
16 13 (0.76%) Automotive
17 11 (0.64%) Electronics
17 11 (0.64%) German Language
18 10 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 551 (32.02%) Analyst
2 403 (23.42%) Project Manager
3 359 (20.86%) Business Analyst
4 258 (14.99%) Developer
5 122 (7.09%) Test Analyst
6 96 (5.58%) Architect
7 66 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
8 54 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
9 47 (2.73%) .NET Developer
9 47 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
10 44 (2.56%) Programme Manager
10 44 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
11 42 (2.44%) Java Developer
11 42 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
12 41 (2.38%) Consultant
13 39 (2.27%) Tester
13 39 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
14 35 (2.03%) Test Manager
14 35 (2.03%) Senior Manager
15 34 (1.98%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (10.63%) Web Services
2 179 (10.40%) .NET
3 139 (8.08%) XML
4 129 (7.50%) HTML
5 120 (6.97%) J2EE
6 76 (4.42%) CSS
7 74 (4.30%) SOAP
8 60 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 58 (3.37%) HTML5
10 56 (3.25%) jQuery
11 48 (2.79%) AngularJS
12 36 (2.09%) WSDL
13 35 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 35 (2.03%) RESTful
14 34 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (1.98%) Java EE
15 31 (1.80%) JSON
16 30 (1.74%) Middleware
17 28 (1.63%) Spring
18 25 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 156 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.88%) User Experience
3 39 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.21%) PMI
4 38 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 34 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.45%) Derivative
7 23 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 23 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.05%) Video on Demand
9 17 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 16 (0.93%) Social Media
10 16 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 14 (0.81%) iPad
12 13 (0.76%) Data Integration
12 13 (0.76%) Equities
13 9 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.46%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.46%) DTV
14 8 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 134 (7.79%) Windows
2 114 (6.62%) Linux
3 81 (4.71%) UNIX
4 25 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.34%) Android
6 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.52%) Solaris
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.41%) AIX
9 6 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.17%) webOS
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1500 (87.16%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (28.76%) Project Management
3 318 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 309 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 305 (17.72%) Scrum
6 282 (16.39%) SDLC
7 189 (10.98%) Business Analysis
8 166 (9.65%) E-Commerce
9 160 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 127 (7.38%) Test Scripting
11 125 (7.26%) TDD
12 118 (6.86%) Change Management
13 114 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 113 (6.57%) RUP
15 112 (6.51%) User Stories
16 109 (6.33%) CRM
17 105 (6.10%) OO
18 101 (5.87%) Open Source
19 95 (5.52%) V-Model
19 95 (5.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 329 (19.12%) SQL
2 275 (15.98%) Java
3 113 (6.57%) C#
4 97 (5.64%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.73%) PL/SQL
6 35 (2.03%) C
7 34 (1.98%) Perl
8 31 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 28 (1.63%) C++
9 28 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.39%) Groovy
11 19 (1.10%) VBA
12 18 (1.05%) PHP
13 15 (0.87%) VB
13 15 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.87%) Ruby
14 14 (0.81%) Python
15 10 (0.58%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.46%) Scala
17 7 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 168 (9.76%) ISEB
2 132 (7.67%) Degree
3 117 (6.80%) Security Cleared
4 78 (4.53%) PMI Certification
5 73 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 53 (3.08%) PMP
7 48 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 46 (2.67%) ISTQB
9 38 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 33 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 21 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.10%) HND
13 9 (0.52%) APMP
14 8 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.29%) IBM Certification
17 4 (0.23%) CISSP
18 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 3 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (8.02%) QA
2 12 (0.70%) P3O
3 10 (0.58%) SLA
4 8 (0.46%) EMIR
5 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.23%) COREP
8 3 (0.17%) FINREP
8 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.17%) FATCA
8 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
8 3 (0.17%) MiFID
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.058%) Basel II
10 1 (0.058%) GAAP
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.29%) vSphere
2 5 (0.29%) vCloud
3 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.058%) GridGain
6 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 60 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.35%) Puppet
2 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.12%) Control-M
4 2 (0.12%) MOM
4 2 (0.12%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.058%) SCOM
Vendors
1 218 (12.67%) Oracle
2 215 (12.49%) Microsoft
3 98 (5.69%) SAP
4 60 (3.49%) Pega
5 54 (3.14%) IBM
6 37 (2.15%) webMethods
7 36 (2.09%) HP
8 35 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.69%) Business Objects
10 27 (1.57%) Informatica
11 25 (1.45%) BEA
12 24 (1.39%) Endeca
13 19 (1.10%) Perforce
14 18 (1.05%) ATG
15 16 (0.93%) TIBCO
16 15 (0.87%) VMware
17 14 (0.81%) hybris
17 14 (0.81%) Adobe
18 11 (0.64%) Cognos
18 11 (0.64%) WorldPay
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