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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 106 96 170
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +74
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1138 1134 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.26% 2.14% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.66% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 764 482
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 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £24.37 £61.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.75% -60.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
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
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
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 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 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 25 August 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 +27 508 £475 +11.76% 101
South East 0 212 £423 +5.62% 26
West Midlands -6 121 £430 +7.50% 17
South West +29 59 £400 +14.28% 28
North West -43 58 £425 -3.40% 12
East of England -3 54 £388 -13.88% 13
Yorkshire -34 48 £425 -14.14% 17
East Midlands -11 46 £450 +2.85% 6
North East -31 20 £475 +0.52% 10
Midlands -2 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2036 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (29.14%) Finance
3 532 (23.59%) Project Management
4 416 (18.45%) SQL
5 395 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 388 (17.21%) Scrum
7 341 (15.12%) SDLC
8 314 (13.92%) Java
8 314 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 297 (13.17%) Oracle
10 286 (12.68%) PRINCE2
11 283 (12.55%) JIRA
12 259 (11.49%) Business Analysis
13 217 (9.62%) Banking
14 204 (9.05%) Retail
15 202 (8.96%) MS Excel
16 190 (8.43%) UML
17 188 (8.34%) .NET
18 183 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
19 182 (8.07%) Web Services
20 174 (7.72%) CRM
21 169 (7.49%) QA
22 159 (7.05%) JavaScript
23 158 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
24 156 (6.92%) XML
25 153 (6.78%) Security Cleared
25 153 (6.78%) TDD
26 152 (6.74%) HTML
27 149 (6.61%) SQL Server
28 147 (6.52%) E-Commerce

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 92 (4.08%) Confluence
2 84 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 56 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 41 (1.82%) Apache
5 35 (1.55%) IIS
6 28 (1.24%) JBoss
6 28 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 26 (1.15%) CMS
7 26 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (0.40%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.35%) Mule
14 8 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.31%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 202 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 111 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 99 (4.39%) MS Office
4 87 (3.86%) MS Project
5 57 (2.53%) 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
10 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.044%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 76 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.93%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.089%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 34 (1.51%) Office 365
2 33 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.98%) SaaS
4 20 (0.89%) IaaS
5 15 (0.67%) Yammer
6 11 (0.49%) Force.com
7 8 (0.35%) PaaS
8 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.089%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.089%) GitHub
11 2 (0.089%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.089%) Heroku
11 2 (0.089%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.24%) Firewall
2 19 (0.84%) Internet
3 17 (0.75%) HTTP
4 15 (0.67%) DNS
5 13 (0.58%) Intranet
5 13 (0.58%) SSL
6 12 (0.53%) VLAN
6 12 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.49%) SAN
8 8 (0.35%) FTP
8 8 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.35%) NAS
8 8 (0.35%) Skype
9 7 (0.31%) IPv6
9 7 (0.31%) VPN
9 7 (0.31%) ZigBee
10 6 (0.27%) LAN
10 6 (0.27%) WAN
11 5 (0.22%) LDAP
11 5 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 42 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 38 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
6 37 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 37 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (1.11%) Big Data
9 25 (1.11%) MySQL
9 25 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 17 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.71%) MS Access
15 15 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.62%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 283 (12.55%) JIRA
2 117 (5.19%) Selenium
3 99 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 72 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 71 (3.15%) Subversion
7 67 (2.97%) Jenkins
8 60 (2.66%) Cucumber
9 53 (2.35%) SoapUI
10 51 (2.26%) JUnit
11 42 (1.86%) Maven
12 41 (1.82%) ClearQuest
13 34 (1.51%) HP UFT
14 27 (1.20%) ClearCase
14 27 (1.20%) WebDriver
15 26 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (1.11%) LoadRunner
17 22 (0.98%) JMeter
18 21 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 20 (0.89%) Artifactory
General
1 657 (29.14%) Finance
2 217 (9.62%) Banking
3 204 (9.05%) Retail
4 96 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 90 (3.99%) Marketing
6 48 (2.13%) Legal
7 45 (2.00%) Back Office
8 42 (1.86%) Advertising
9 41 (1.82%) Law
10 40 (1.77%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.64%) Investment Banking
12 36 (1.60%) Financial Institution
13 30 (1.33%) Publishing
14 27 (1.20%) Electronics
15 22 (0.98%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.89%) Games
17 18 (0.80%) Automotive
18 16 (0.71%) Front Office
19 13 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
20 11 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 667 (29.58%) Analyst
2 469 (20.80%) Project Manager
3 435 (19.29%) Business Analyst
4 294 (13.04%) Developer
5 171 (7.58%) Architect
6 104 (4.61%) Test Analyst
7 77 (3.41%) Senior Manager
8 74 (3.28%) IT Manager
9 72 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
10 71 (3.15%) Digital Analyst
10 71 (3.15%) Java Developer
11 70 (3.10%) Digital Project Manager
12 68 (3.02%) Agile Project Manager
12 68 (3.02%) Digital Business Analyst
13 67 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
14 65 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
15 63 (2.79%) Senior Project Manager
16 61 (2.71%) IT Project Manager
17 59 (2.62%) Test Manager
18 57 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (8.34%) .NET
2 182 (8.07%) Web Services
3 156 (6.92%) XML
4 152 (6.74%) HTML
5 115 (5.10%) CSS
6 102 (4.52%) SOAP
7 99 (4.39%) Spring
8 90 (3.99%) J2EE
9 63 (2.79%) jQuery
10 61 (2.71%) .NET Framework
11 50 (2.22%) JSON
12 49 (2.17%) HTML5
13 47 (2.08%) AngularJS
14 42 (1.86%) ASP.NET
15 40 (1.77%) Middleware
16 37 (1.64%) CSS3
17 36 (1.60%) REST
18 34 (1.51%) Hibernate
19 32 (1.42%) RESTful
20 28 (1.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 158 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 75 (3.33%) User Experience
4 57 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 43 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 33 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 32 (1.42%) Mainframe
8 31 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.24%) Smart Meter
10 26 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.15%) Equities
11 24 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 21 (0.93%) PKI
13 19 (0.84%) iPad
13 19 (0.84%) PMI
14 18 (0.80%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.71%) Cryptography
16 14 (0.62%) e-Learning
17 13 (0.58%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 144 (6.39%) Windows
2 121 (5.37%) Unix
3 119 (5.28%) Linux
4 33 (1.46%) Android
5 24 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.27%) Solaris
9 6 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.13%) zOS
11 2 (0.089%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.089%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.044%) AIX
12 1 (0.044%) Debian
12 1 (0.044%) Fedora
12 1 (0.044%) VMS
12 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2036 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (23.59%) Project Management
3 395 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 388 (17.21%) Scrum
5 341 (15.12%) SDLC
6 286 (12.68%) PRINCE2
7 259 (11.49%) Business Analysis
8 190 (8.43%) UML
9 183 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 174 (7.72%) CRM
11 153 (6.78%) TDD
12 147 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 146 (6.47%) User Stories
14 140 (6.21%) V-Model
15 139 (6.16%) ITIL
16 136 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
17 134 (5.94%) Change Management
17 134 (5.94%) Migration
18 131 (5.81%) Data Modelling
19 128 (5.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 416 (18.45%) SQL
2 314 (13.92%) Java
3 159 (7.05%) JavaScript
4 146 (6.47%) C#
5 96 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 62 (2.75%) T-SQL
7 47 (2.08%) C
8 39 (1.73%) C++
9 38 (1.69%) Python
10 35 (1.55%) VB
11 31 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 30 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.24%) Ruby
14 27 (1.20%) VB6
15 24 (1.06%) VBA
16 23 (1.02%) PHP
17 18 (0.80%) Perl
18 11 (0.49%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.40%) Apex Code
20 8 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 153 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 139 (6.16%) Degree
3 115 (5.10%) ISEB
4 102 (4.52%) ISTQB
5 95 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 51 (2.26%) PMP
7 41 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 40 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 33 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 23 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 21 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (0.67%) APMP
15 12 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
16 8 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.31%) CISSP
17 7 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
18 6 (0.27%) CBAP
19 3 (0.13%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (7.49%) QA
2 30 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 23 (1.02%) WAI
4 22 (0.98%) TickIT
5 20 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 18 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.67%) MiFID
8 12 (0.53%) SLA
9 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.31%) WCAG
12 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.18%) COBIT
14 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 3 (0.13%) EMIR
14 3 (0.13%) FATCA
14 3 (0.13%) GxP
14 3 (0.13%) ISO27005
14 3 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.58%) Docker
4 9 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.22%) vSphere
6 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.089%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.089%) vCloud
8 1 (0.044%) KVM
8 1 (0.044%) NFS
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.044%) Postfix
8 1 (0.044%) qmail
8 1 (0.044%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.044%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.044%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 61 (2.71%) Puppet
3 39 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.53%) Ansible
5 9 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.27%) Graphite
6 6 (0.27%) Nagios
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (0.22%) Grafana
8 4 (0.18%) DBAmp
9 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.13%) Kibana
9 3 (0.13%) logstash
9 3 (0.13%) Salt
9 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.089%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.089%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.089%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.089%) SCCM
10 2 (0.089%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 314 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 297 (13.17%) Oracle
3 130 (5.76%) SAP
4 92 (4.08%) HP
5 72 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (2.44%) IBM
7 38 (1.69%) Pega
8 27 (1.20%) Hyperion
8 27 (1.20%) WSO2
9 25 (1.11%) Informatica
10 23 (1.02%) VMware
11 17 (0.75%) Infor
11 17 (0.75%) Tableau
12 16 (0.71%) Adobe
13 15 (0.67%) SaltStack
14 14 (0.62%) Cognos
15 13 (0.58%) Guidewire
16 12 (0.53%) Bloomberg
17 11 (0.49%) Rally
17 11 (0.49%) TIBCO
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600-£800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500.00 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negoitable
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £371.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago