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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
UK / England
Rank 131 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 815 986 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.96% 2.12% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.58% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 654 543
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £18.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +177.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £46.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.15 £57.40 £23.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +7 395 £475 +2.70% 93
South East -30 132 £445 +7.87% 32
West Midlands -3 67 £433 +4.84% 21
South West +12 54 £380 +1.33% 22
East of England +23 43 £431 -4.16% 27
Yorkshire -38 34 £420 +5.00% 30
North West -55 32 £475 +11.76% 23
North East -21 28 £400 -1.23% 12
East Midlands -8 20 £375 +7.14% 13
Midlands -3 5 £300 -40.00%
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1792 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (28.36%) Finance
3 468 (24.22%) Project Management
4 381 (19.72%) Scrum
5 359 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 317 (16.41%) SQL
7 305 (15.79%) SDLC
8 262 (13.56%) Oracle
9 242 (12.53%) PRINCE2
10 241 (12.47%) Java
11 234 (12.11%) Business Analysis
12 223 (11.54%) JIRA
13 216 (11.18%) Microsoft
14 186 (9.63%) .NET
15 179 (9.27%) Web Services
16 175 (9.06%) Security Cleared
17 173 (8.95%) TDD
18 170 (8.80%) Banking
19 168 (8.70%) JavaScript
20 162 (8.39%) Retail
20 162 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
21 158 (8.18%) SQL Server
22 156 (8.07%) HTML
23 152 (7.87%) QA
24 148 (7.66%) MS Excel
24 148 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
25 146 (7.56%) C#
26 132 (6.83%) Migration
26 132 (6.83%) User Stories
27 130 (6.73%) UML

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 85 (4.40%) Confluence
2 74 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 44 (2.28%) CMS
3 44 (2.28%) WebSphere
4 34 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (1.76%) WebLogic
5 27 (1.40%) JBoss
6 22 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.04%) Apache
7 20 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 19 (0.98%) IIS
8 19 (0.98%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.41%) Drupal
10 8 (0.41%) OpenROAD
10 8 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.36%) Documentum
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 148 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.55%) MS Office
3 68 (3.52%) MS Project
4 64 (3.31%) MS Visio
5 57 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.052%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 63 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.52%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.26%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.26%) SAP PSCD
6 5 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.10%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.10%) Primavera
8 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.10%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.71%) SaaS
3 29 (1.50%) Office 365
4 27 (1.40%) PaaS
5 23 (1.19%) IaaS
6 19 (0.98%) Yammer
7 10 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.41%) Force.com
8 8 (0.41%) GitHub
9 7 (0.36%) Data Lake Analytics
10 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.16%) G Suite
11 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.052%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.052%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.052%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.19%) Firewall
2 17 (0.88%) Internet
3 15 (0.78%) HTTP
4 10 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.41%) LDAP
6 8 (0.41%) VPN
7 7 (0.36%) DMZ
8 6 (0.31%) DNS
8 6 (0.31%) X.509
9 5 (0.26%) Intranet
10 4 (0.21%) FTP
10 4 (0.21%) Skype
10 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.21%) VLAN
10 4 (0.21%) VoIP
11 3 (0.16%) LAN
11 3 (0.16%) MVNO
11 3 (0.16%) SSL
11 3 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 40 (2.07%) MySQL
7 34 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 34 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 34 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (1.71%) Big Data
8 33 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 29 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 29 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (1.04%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 223 (11.54%) JIRA
2 88 (4.55%) Selenium
3 79 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 67 (3.47%) Git (software)
5 49 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (2.48%) Subversion
7 47 (2.43%) Visual Studio
8 43 (2.23%) Cucumber
9 36 (1.86%) JUnit
9 36 (1.86%) SoapUI
10 33 (1.71%) Maven
11 26 (1.35%) HP UFT
12 24 (1.24%) LoadRunner
13 22 (1.14%) JMeter
14 21 (1.09%) Eclipse
14 21 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
15 17 (0.88%) CA Gen
16 16 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.78%) ClearQuest
18 13 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 548 (28.36%) Finance
2 170 (8.80%) Banking
3 162 (8.39%) Retail
4 62 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 60 (3.11%) Marketing
6 46 (2.38%) Legal
7 39 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.86%) Publishing
9 33 (1.71%) Advertising
10 32 (1.66%) Back Office
11 24 (1.24%) Law
12 21 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.98%) Automotive
14 16 (0.83%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.72%) Front Office
16 12 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.47%) Billing
17 9 (0.47%) Games
18 8 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
18 8 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 520 (26.92%) Analyst
2 385 (19.93%) Project Manager
3 372 (19.25%) Business Analyst
4 294 (15.22%) Developer
5 152 (7.87%) Architect
6 76 (3.93%) Delivery Manager
6 76 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
7 73 (3.78%) Digital Analyst
8 67 (3.47%) Digital Business Analyst
9 63 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 63 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 63 (3.26%) Test Analyst
10 61 (3.16%) Scrum Master
11 59 (3.05%) IT Manager
12 57 (2.95%) Agile Business Analyst
13 54 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
14 53 (2.74%) Senior Manager
15 49 (2.54%) Consultant
15 49 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
15 49 (2.54%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (9.63%) .NET
2 179 (9.27%) Web Services
3 156 (8.07%) HTML
4 106 (5.49%) CSS
5 86 (4.45%) XML
6 76 (3.93%) AngularJS
7 74 (3.83%) J2EE
8 71 (3.67%) REST
9 69 (3.57%) SOAP
10 64 (3.31%) Spring
11 58 (3.00%) JSON
12 56 (2.90%) HTML5
13 55 (2.85%) ASP.NET
14 52 (2.69%) jQuery
15 42 (2.17%) Hibernate
16 33 (1.71%) .NET Framework
16 33 (1.71%) CSS3
17 31 (1.60%) Velocity
18 27 (1.40%) Middleware
18 27 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (3.99%) User Experience
3 72 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 30 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 26 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 23 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 19 (0.98%) Data Conversion
10 19 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 19 (0.98%) Fintech
10 19 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 18 (0.93%) PMI
12 15 (0.78%) Equities
13 14 (0.72%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.72%) NHS
14 13 (0.67%) Derivative
15 12 (0.62%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 122 (6.31%) Windows
2 91 (4.71%) Unix
3 70 (3.62%) Linux
4 28 (1.45%) Android
5 23 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.57%) AIX
8 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.21%) CentOS
10 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.10%) MVS
11 2 (0.10%) VME
12 1 (0.052%) Solaris
12 1 (0.052%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.052%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1792 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (24.22%) Project Management
3 381 (19.72%) Scrum
4 359 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 305 (15.79%) SDLC
6 242 (12.53%) PRINCE2
7 234 (12.11%) Business Analysis
8 173 (8.95%) TDD
9 148 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
10 132 (6.83%) Migration
10 132 (6.83%) User Stories
11 130 (6.73%) UML
12 128 (6.63%) Change Management
13 125 (6.47%) ITIL
14 124 (6.42%) CRM
14 124 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 122 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 122 (6.31%) Data Modelling
16 108 (5.59%) Use Case
17 103 (5.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 317 (16.41%) SQL
2 241 (12.47%) Java
3 168 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 146 (7.56%) C#
5 91 (4.71%) PL/SQL
6 58 (3.00%) C
7 51 (2.64%) T-SQL
8 45 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 34 (1.76%) Perl
10 33 (1.71%) Python
11 25 (1.29%) Ruby
12 21 (1.09%) PHP
12 21 (1.09%) VB
13 18 (0.93%) C++
14 17 (0.88%) COBOL
14 17 (0.88%) Scala
15 14 (0.72%) VB6
16 9 (0.47%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.41%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 175 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 118 (6.11%) Degree
3 100 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 95 (4.92%) ISEB
5 49 (2.54%) PMP
6 40 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 40 (2.07%) PMI Certification
7 36 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 33 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 24 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 23 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
13 13 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.62%) APMP
15 10 (0.52%) CISSP
16 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.36%) Sun Certification
18 6 (0.31%) CISA
18 6 (0.31%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (7.87%) QA
2 19 (0.98%) SLA
3 17 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.52%) MiFID
6 8 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.41%) WAI
7 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.26%) EMIR
9 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.21%) SEPA
9 4 (0.21%) WCAG
10 3 (0.16%) P3O
10 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.16%) TickIT
11 2 (0.10%) MISRA
11 2 (0.10%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.10%) TARGET2
System Software
1 28 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.57%) Docker
4 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.16%) Firmware
6 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.10%) vCloud
7 1 (0.052%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.052%) HDFS
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.35%) Puppet
3 25 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (0.31%) Ansible
6 5 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.21%) Rancher
8 3 (0.16%) SCCM
8 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.10%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.10%) Grafana
9 2 (0.10%) Graphite
9 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.10%) Kibana
9 2 (0.10%) logstash
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.10%) Salt
10 1 (0.052%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 262 (13.56%) Oracle
2 216 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 89 (4.61%) SAP
4 70 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (2.07%) HP
6 37 (1.92%) Pega
7 29 (1.50%) Informatica
7 29 (1.50%) webMethods
8 24 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 23 (1.19%) hybris
9 23 (1.19%) IBM
10 22 (1.14%) Google
10 22 (1.14%) Tableau
11 21 (1.09%) BEA
12 20 (1.04%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.93%) Adobe
14 17 (0.88%) Cognos
14 17 (0.88%) Infor
15 15 (0.78%) Citrix
16 14 (0.72%) ServiceNow
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