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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 102 134 170
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +36
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1131 835 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.30% 1.70% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.14% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 558 481
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
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
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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 +26 405 £475 - 74
South East +14 247 £400 - 39
North West +10 107 £450 +12.50% 13
West Midlands +45 91 £430 +7.50% 12
East of England +29 74 £438 +2.33% 13
Yorkshire +1 73 £378 +0.66% 32
South West +20 65 £459 +20.39% 15
East Midlands +25 49 £420 -0.59% 14
North East -42 12 £458 +52.50% 3
Midlands +5 8 £500 +11.11%
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1913 (89.52%) Agile Software Development
2 609 (28.50%) Finance
3 520 (24.33%) Project Management
4 426 (19.93%) SQL
5 357 (16.71%) SDLC
6 336 (15.72%) Scrum
7 308 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 302 (14.13%) Oracle
9 294 (13.76%) Java
10 293 (13.71%) PRINCE2
11 275 (12.87%) Microsoft
12 229 (10.72%) Business Analysis
13 209 (9.78%) JIRA
14 191 (8.94%) CRM
15 190 (8.89%) Banking
16 184 (8.61%) User Stories
17 180 (8.42%) .NET
18 179 (8.38%) JavaScript
19 172 (8.05%) Retail
20 167 (7.81%) Web Services
21 162 (7.58%) Migration
22 161 (7.53%) SQL Server
22 161 (7.53%) E-Commerce
22 161 (7.53%) Security Cleared
23 160 (7.49%) MS Excel
23 160 (7.49%) XML
24 150 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
25 147 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
26 146 (6.83%) TDD
26 146 (6.83%) HTML

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 74 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.37%) Confluence
3 55 (2.57%) WebLogic
4 46 (2.15%) CMS
5 44 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 39 (1.82%) Apache
7 31 (1.45%) IIS
8 28 (1.31%) JBoss
9 25 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.12%) Skype for Business
11 18 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.70%) Tuxedo
13 11 (0.51%) MS Project Server
14 9 (0.42%) CICS
15 8 (0.37%) Node.js
15 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.33%) SAS
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
18 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 160 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 126 (5.90%) MS Project
3 106 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 89 (4.16%) MS Office
5 38 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 81 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.33%) OpenText Process Suite
5 6 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.19%) Maximo
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.14%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.094%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.094%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.68%) Force.com
3 28 (1.31%) Office 365
4 24 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.03%) IaaS
6 18 (0.84%) SaaS
7 12 (0.56%) Yammer
8 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.42%) Heroku
10 7 (0.33%) PaaS
11 6 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.094%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.094%) GitHub
13 2 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.094%) HP Helion
13 2 (0.094%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.094%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.094%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.78%) Firewall
2 27 (1.26%) Internet
3 22 (1.03%) SAN
4 21 (0.98%) WAN
5 19 (0.89%) DNS
6 18 (0.84%) LAN
7 16 (0.75%) HTTP
7 16 (0.75%) VLAN
8 15 (0.70%) NAS
9 11 (0.51%) ZigBee
10 10 (0.47%) VPN
11 9 (0.42%) Intranet
12 8 (0.37%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.33%) FTP
14 6 (0.28%) Skype
15 5 (0.23%) IPv6
16 4 (0.19%) 802.15
16 4 (0.19%) Broadband
16 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (2.39%) Relational Database
4 46 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
5 44 (2.06%) Oracle OWB
6 38 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 38 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
6 38 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 18 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.80%) MS Access
10 17 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (0.75%) DB2
12 15 (0.70%) MySQL
13 14 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 14 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.61%) Big Data
14 13 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 209 (9.78%) JIRA
2 93 (4.35%) Selenium
3 77 (3.60%) Subversion
4 76 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (2.53%) ClearCase
5 54 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 53 (2.48%) Git (software)
7 49 (2.29%) Visual Studio
8 48 (2.25%) Jenkins
9 44 (2.06%) Maven
10 42 (1.97%) JUnit
11 41 (1.92%) ClearQuest
12 35 (1.64%) HP UFT
13 34 (1.59%) SoapUI
14 26 (1.22%) WebDriver
15 24 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 23 (1.08%) Ant
17 21 (0.98%) Eclipse
18 19 (0.89%) Artifactory
18 19 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 609 (28.50%) Finance
2 190 (8.89%) Banking
3 172 (8.05%) Retail
4 105 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 82 (3.84%) Marketing
6 52 (2.43%) Law
7 40 (1.87%) Advertising
8 37 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.50%) Legal
10 30 (1.40%) Back Office
10 30 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 29 (1.36%) Publishing
12 24 (1.12%) Games
13 22 (1.03%) Electronics
14 20 (0.94%) Front Office
15 18 (0.84%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.70%) Automotive
18 13 (0.61%) Billing
19 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 636 (29.76%) Analyst
2 426 (19.93%) Project Manager
3 400 (18.72%) Business Analyst
4 302 (14.13%) Developer
5 200 (9.36%) Architect
6 127 (5.94%) Test Analyst
7 91 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 78 (3.65%) Senior Manager
9 73 (3.42%) IT Manager
10 71 (3.32%) Digital Project Manager
11 65 (3.04%) Java Developer
12 61 (2.85%) Test Manager
13 60 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
14 58 (2.71%) IT Project Manager
15 56 (2.62%) Agile Project Manager
16 53 (2.48%) Agile Business Analyst
17 51 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
18 50 (2.34%) Consultant
18 50 (2.34%) Digital Analyst
19 48 (2.25%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (8.42%) .NET
2 167 (7.81%) Web Services
3 160 (7.49%) XML
4 146 (6.83%) HTML
5 115 (5.38%) CSS
6 105 (4.91%) J2EE
7 85 (3.98%) SOAP
8 81 (3.79%) Spring
9 72 (3.37%) jQuery
10 62 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 44 (2.06%) HTML5
12 43 (2.01%) .NET Framework
13 36 (1.68%) CSS3
14 34 (1.59%) Middleware
14 34 (1.59%) Visualforce
15 33 (1.54%) Hibernate
16 32 (1.50%) JSON
16 32 (1.50%) JSP
17 31 (1.45%) AngularJS
17 31 (1.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (2.48%) User Experience
3 52 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 39 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 39 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 36 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.50%) Smart Meter
8 23 (1.08%) PKI
9 21 (0.98%) PMI
10 19 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 19 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 17 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.75%) Smartcard
13 14 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (0.61%) Video on Demand
15 12 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (6.04%) Unix
2 128 (5.99%) Windows
3 119 (5.57%) Linux
4 22 (1.03%) Android
5 20 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.70%) VME
8 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.28%) Solaris
11 5 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.14%) AIX
12 3 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.094%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.094%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.094%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.047%) VMS
14 1 (0.047%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1913 (89.52%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (24.33%) Project Management
3 357 (16.71%) SDLC
4 336 (15.72%) Scrum
5 308 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 293 (13.71%) PRINCE2
7 229 (10.72%) Business Analysis
8 191 (8.94%) CRM
9 184 (8.61%) User Stories
10 162 (7.58%) Migration
11 161 (7.53%) E-Commerce
12 147 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 146 (6.83%) TDD
14 144 (6.74%) UML
15 137 (6.41%) Data Modelling
16 131 (6.13%) V-Model
17 129 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
18 126 (5.90%) RUP
19 121 (5.66%) Test Scripting
20 113 (5.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 426 (19.93%) SQL
2 294 (13.76%) Java
3 179 (8.38%) JavaScript
4 126 (5.90%) C#
5 93 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 65 (3.04%) Shell Script
7 58 (2.71%) Python
8 51 (2.39%) T-SQL
9 35 (1.64%) C++
10 34 (1.59%) Apex Code
11 33 (1.54%) VB
12 30 (1.40%) C
12 30 (1.40%) Perl
13 28 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.12%) Ruby
15 22 (1.03%) COBOL
16 21 (0.98%) VBA
17 20 (0.94%) PHP
17 20 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 20 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 161 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 131 (6.13%) ISEB
3 122 (5.71%) Degree
4 107 (5.01%) ISTQB
5 104 (4.87%) SC Cleared
6 53 (2.48%) PMI Certification
7 51 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 42 (1.97%) PMP
9 34 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.26%) DV Cleared
10 27 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 24 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
12 22 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (0.75%) CISSP
14 14 (0.66%) CBAP
15 13 (0.61%) APMP
16 12 (0.56%) CISA
16 12 (0.56%) CISM
16 12 (0.56%) IISP
17 10 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.64%) QA
2 38 (1.78%) ISO 9001
3 25 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 22 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.03%) TickIT
5 21 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.66%) ISO27005
8 14 (0.66%) WAI
9 11 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.33%) SLA
10 7 (0.33%) WCAG
11 6 (0.28%) COBIT
11 6 (0.28%) MiFID
12 5 (0.23%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.19%) EMIR
14 3 (0.14%) GxP
14 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.70%) Docker
4 5 (0.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.094%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.094%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.094%) pfSense
5 2 (0.094%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.094%) vCloud
6 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.047%) KVM
6 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.047%) NFS
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.047%) Postfix
6 1 (0.047%) qmail
6 1 (0.047%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.047%) Xen
6 1 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
2 48 (2.25%) Puppet
3 32 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.56%) Ansible
5 6 (0.28%) Nagios
5 6 (0.28%) Salt
6 5 (0.23%) Graphite
7 4 (0.19%) Grafana
7 4 (0.19%) Kibana
7 4 (0.19%) logstash
7 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.094%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.094%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.094%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.094%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.094%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.094%) Mesos
9 2 (0.094%) MOM
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 302 (14.13%) Oracle
2 275 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 118 (5.52%) SAP
4 103 (4.82%) HP
5 76 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
6 70 (3.28%) Pega
7 57 (2.67%) Informatica
8 56 (2.62%) IBM
9 22 (1.03%) VMware
10 21 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 20 (0.94%) Sun
12 19 (0.89%) Infor
13 17 (0.80%) Cisco
13 17 (0.80%) WSO2
14 16 (0.75%) Micro Focus
14 16 (0.75%) webMethods
15 15 (0.70%) Citrix
15 15 (0.70%) SaltStack
16 14 (0.66%) BEA
16 14 (0.66%) Siebel
London
TDA Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £610 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago