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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 113 144 192
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +48
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 849 648 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.86% 1.45% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.94% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 424 287
Average daily rate
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£418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.41 £77.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +15 352 £425 -5.55% 105
South East +35 196 £413 +8.19% 59
South West +25 71 £401 +13.02% 25
North West +41 68 £410 +10.06% 20
Yorkshire +12 62 £410 -3.52% 29
East of England +4 48 £425 -2.85% 15
West Midlands 0 23 £406 +30.00% 8
East Midlands +9 19 £369 -1.66% 13
North East -7 8 £450 +44.00% 1
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1413 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (31.99%) Finance
3 459 (28.80%) Project Management
4 334 (20.95%) Scrum
5 323 (20.26%) SQL
6 266 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 255 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 241 (15.12%) Java
9 206 (12.92%) .NET
10 202 (12.67%) Oracle
11 201 (12.61%) Banking
12 199 (12.48%) Microsoft
13 195 (12.23%) E-Commerce
14 181 (11.36%) Web Services
15 165 (10.35%) Business Analysis
16 163 (10.23%) ISEB
17 160 (10.04%) HTML
17 160 (10.04%) TDD
18 158 (9.91%) Retail
19 143 (8.97%) QA
20 140 (8.78%) SQL Server
21 139 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
22 138 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
23 136 (8.53%) C#
24 132 (8.28%) XML
25 124 (7.78%) JavaScript
26 122 (7.65%) MS Excel
27 117 (7.34%) Linux
27 117 (7.34%) User Stories
28 116 (7.28%) Test Scripting

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 87 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.02%) CMS
3 44 (2.76%) WebLogic
4 31 (1.94%) JBoss
5 30 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 25 (1.57%) Apache
7 23 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.44%) SAS
7 23 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (1.19%) IIS
9 14 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.82%) CICS
11 12 (0.75%) Confluence
12 9 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.50%) FileNet
13 8 (0.50%) Node.js
13 8 (0.50%) Drupal
13 8 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 122 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 86 (5.40%) MS Project
3 67 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 67 (4.20%) MS Office
4 37 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.44%) SPSS
8 6 (0.38%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.56%) Magento
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.44%) Agresso
6 5 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.25%) SAP BCA
7 4 (0.25%) Maximo
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.25%) Misys Midas
8 3 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.19%) BASE24
8 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.69%) SaaS
2 9 (0.56%) Office 365
2 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.31%) Force.com
4 4 (0.25%) IaaS
5 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.063%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.063%) Trello
6 1 (0.063%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.063%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.063%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.13%) Internet
2 17 (1.07%) Intranet
3 11 (0.69%) HTTP
4 7 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.38%) ATM
6 5 (0.31%) WAN
6 5 (0.31%) LAN
6 5 (0.31%) Extranet
7 4 (0.25%) VoIP
8 3 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.19%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.19%) 802.15
9 2 (0.13%) LDAP
9 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.13%) FTP
9 2 (0.13%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.13%) MVNO
10 1 (0.063%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.76%) Oracle Database
2 44 (2.76%) Relational Database
3 42 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (2.26%) MySQL
7 30 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (1.82%) DB2
9 26 (1.63%) Big Data
10 20 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (1.13%) QlikView
12 17 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.00%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.88%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.69%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 100 (6.27%) Selenium
2 74 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.52%) JIRA
4 66 (4.14%) Subversion
5 65 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (3.51%) Maven
7 45 (2.82%) Ant
8 40 (2.51%) Visual Studio
9 39 (2.45%) Eclipse
10 37 (2.32%) WebDriver
10 37 (2.32%) Cucumber
11 36 (2.26%) SoapUI
12 35 (2.20%) JUnit
13 32 (2.01%) Jenkins
14 24 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (1.00%) IntelliJ
15 16 (1.00%) Mockito
16 12 (0.75%) LoadRunner
17 11 (0.69%) JBehave
18 10 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 510 (31.99%) Finance
2 201 (12.61%) Banking
3 158 (9.91%) Retail
4 67 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.26%) Marketing
6 51 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 46 (2.89%) Back Office
8 32 (2.01%) Retail Banking
9 29 (1.82%) Advertising
10 28 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.51%) Publishing
11 24 (1.51%) Legal
12 20 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.25%) Front Office
13 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.69%) German Language
14 11 (0.69%) Billing
15 10 (0.63%) Electronics
16 9 (0.56%) Automotive
17 8 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 530 (33.25%) Analyst
2 351 (22.02%) Business Analyst
3 349 (21.89%) Project Manager
4 285 (17.88%) Developer
5 101 (6.34%) Test Analyst
6 82 (5.14%) Architect
7 60 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 56 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 50 (3.14%) Java Developer
10 43 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
11 41 (2.57%) .NET Developer
12 38 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
12 38 (2.38%) Tester
12 38 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
13 34 (2.13%) Programme Manager
13 34 (2.13%) Test Manager
14 32 (2.01%) Digital Project Manager
15 30 (1.88%) Senior Manager
16 27 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
17 26 (1.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.92%) .NET
2 181 (11.36%) Web Services
3 160 (10.04%) HTML
4 132 (8.28%) XML
5 97 (6.09%) CSS
6 86 (5.40%) J2EE
7 76 (4.77%) SOAP
8 73 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 52 (3.26%) HTML5
10 49 (3.07%) JSON
11 45 (2.82%) Ajax
12 44 (2.76%) Spring
13 42 (2.63%) jQuery
13 42 (2.63%) REST
14 41 (2.57%) RESTful
15 39 (2.45%) WSDL
16 35 (2.20%) JSP
17 34 (2.13%) .NET Framework
18 32 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (1.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.09%) User Experience
3 87 (5.46%) Open Source
4 73 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 34 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 31 (1.94%) PMI
7 30 (1.88%) iPad
8 27 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.57%) Social Media
10 20 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 16 (1.00%) Video on Demand
12 15 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.75%) Reference Data
14 11 (0.69%) SWIFT
15 10 (0.63%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.63%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.63%) Derivative
15 10 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (7.34%) Linux
2 115 (7.21%) Windows
3 85 (5.33%) UNIX
4 47 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.82%) Android
6 10 (0.63%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.44%) Windows Vista
7 7 (0.44%) Solaris
8 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) AIX
10 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.25%) webOS
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.13%) HPUX
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1413 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (28.80%) Project Management
3 334 (20.95%) Scrum
4 266 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 255 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 195 (12.23%) E-Commerce
7 165 (10.35%) Business Analysis
8 160 (10.04%) TDD
9 139 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 117 (7.34%) User Stories
11 116 (7.28%) Test Scripting
12 112 (7.03%) V-Model
13 106 (6.65%) BDD
14 100 (6.27%) Data Modelling
15 86 (5.40%) UML
16 85 (5.33%) OO
17 84 (5.27%) Change Management
18 83 (5.21%) MVC
19 81 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
20 79 (4.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 323 (20.26%) SQL
2 241 (15.12%) Java
3 136 (8.53%) C#
4 124 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 44 (2.76%) PL/SQL
6 36 (2.26%) Groovy
7 30 (1.88%) C
8 27 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.19%) Python
10 18 (1.13%) VB
11 16 (1.00%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 15 (0.94%) Perl
12 15 (0.94%) C++
13 14 (0.88%) Ruby
14 13 (0.82%) VBScript
15 12 (0.75%) PHP
16 11 (0.69%) Scala
17 10 (0.63%) VBA
17 10 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 163 (10.23%) ISEB
2 100 (6.27%) Degree
3 87 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 59 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 58 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 51 (3.20%) ISTQB
7 49 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 40 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 37 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 33 (2.07%) PMP
11 21 (1.32%) HND
12 10 (0.63%) APMP
12 10 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.38%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.31%) CBAP
15 5 (0.31%) IBM Certification
16 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.19%) IIBA
17 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (8.97%) QA
2 13 (0.82%) P3O
3 10 (0.63%) EMIR
4 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.44%) COBIT
5 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.31%) FINREP
7 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.25%) WAI
8 3 (0.19%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.19%) FATCA
8 3 (0.19%) MiFID
9 2 (0.13%) SLA
9 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.063%) GxP
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.19%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.063%) GridGain
5 1 (0.063%) Squid
5 1 (0.063%) SAP ITS
5 1 (0.063%) Varnish
5 1 (0.063%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 57 (3.58%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.69%) Control-M
3 2 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.063%) SCOM
4 1 (0.063%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.063%) MOM
Vendors
1 202 (12.67%) Oracle
2 199 (12.48%) Microsoft
3 87 (5.46%) SAP
4 45 (2.82%) IBM
5 34 (2.13%) HP
6 23 (1.44%) ATG
7 22 (1.38%) Endeca
7 22 (1.38%) Business Objects
7 22 (1.38%) Perforce
8 21 (1.32%) Google
9 18 (1.13%) Adobe
10 17 (1.07%) webMethods
11 15 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.94%) Siebel
12 14 (0.88%) Informatica
13 13 (0.82%) BEA
14 12 (0.75%) Cognos
14 12 (0.75%) Pega
14 12 (0.75%) Tableau
15 10 (0.63%) Kofax
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