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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 134 139 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +38
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 803 695 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.48% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.00% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 455 332
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £557 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.91 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.96% -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -3 354 £429 -4.77% 58
South East +18 185 £413 +10.00% 41
East of England +13 60 £425 - 12
Yorkshire +10 59 £400 -5.88% 25
South West 0 48 £400 +14.28% 18
North West -9 41 £400 +6.66% 14
West Midlands +1 29 £413 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +4 17 £363 +3.57% 4
North East -25 8 £400 +9.58% 2
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1368 (89.30%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (32.64%) Finance
3 448 (29.24%) Project Management
4 324 (21.15%) Scrum
5 307 (20.04%) SQL
6 252 (16.45%) PRINCE2
7 246 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 216 (14.10%) Java
9 213 (13.90%) Oracle
10 197 (12.86%) E-Commerce
11 192 (12.53%) .NET
12 191 (12.47%) Web Services
13 187 (12.21%) Banking
14 176 (11.49%) Microsoft
15 165 (10.77%) Business Analysis
16 158 (10.31%) TDD
17 155 (10.12%) HTML
18 151 (9.86%) Retail
19 140 (9.14%) QA
20 138 (9.01%) ISEB
21 135 (8.81%) C#
21 135 (8.81%) SQL Server
22 133 (8.68%) XML
22 133 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
23 121 (7.90%) JavaScript
23 121 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
24 111 (7.25%) MS Excel
25 110 (7.18%) Test Scripting
25 110 (7.18%) V-Model
26 107 (6.98%) Linux

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 80 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 65 (4.24%) CMS
3 45 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 37 (2.42%) JBoss
5 28 (1.83%) Apache
6 25 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.63%) SAS
7 23 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.11%) IIS
10 16 (1.04%) CICS
11 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.65%) Confluence
12 10 (0.65%) Drupal
13 8 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
14 7 (0.46%) Node.js
15 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.39%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 111 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 83 (5.42%) MS Project
3 74 (4.83%) MS Office
4 60 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.31%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.65%) SPSS
9 6 (0.39%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.065%) FastStats
12 1 (0.065%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.065%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (0.85%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (0.78%) Agresso
4 12 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.39%) Maximo
7 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.33%) Magento
7 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.20%) Misys Midas
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.13%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.72%) Office 365
1 11 (0.72%) SaaS
2 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.26%) IaaS
4 2 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.065%) Trello
5 1 (0.065%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.31%) Internet
2 14 (0.91%) Intranet
3 10 (0.65%) HTTP
4 8 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.39%) ATM
6 5 (0.33%) LAN
6 5 (0.33%) WAN
6 5 (0.33%) Extranet
7 4 (0.26%) 802.15
7 4 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.26%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.26%) ZigBee
7 4 (0.26%) VoIP
8 3 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.20%) DSL
8 3 (0.20%) LTE
9 2 (0.13%) MVNO
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 42 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 37 (2.42%) MySQL
6 35 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (2.09%) DB2
8 28 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.44%) QlikView
10 21 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.11%) Data Mining
12 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.04%) Big Data
14 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.72%) MS Access
16 11 (0.72%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 88 (5.74%) Selenium
2 66 (4.31%) Subversion
3 64 (4.18%) Git (software)
4 62 (4.05%) JIRA
5 59 (3.85%) Maven
6 54 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 50 (3.26%) Ant
8 45 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 35 (2.28%) Eclipse
9 35 (2.28%) JUnit
10 34 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 33 (2.15%) WebDriver
12 24 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 22 (1.44%) SoapUI
13 22 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
14 18 (1.17%) IntelliJ
14 18 (1.17%) Mockito
15 11 (0.72%) LoadRunner
15 11 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 500 (32.64%) Finance
2 187 (12.21%) Banking
3 151 (9.86%) Retail
4 51 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 50 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 49 (3.20%) Marketing
7 38 (2.48%) Back Office
8 33 (2.15%) Retail Banking
9 28 (1.83%) Advertising
10 23 (1.50%) Publishing
10 23 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.44%) Front Office
12 19 (1.24%) Legal
13 17 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.85%) Automotive
14 13 (0.85%) German Language
15 10 (0.65%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.59%) Electronics
17 8 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 519 (33.88%) Analyst
2 348 (22.72%) Business Analyst
3 334 (21.80%) Project Manager
4 263 (17.17%) Developer
5 94 (6.14%) Test Analyst
6 78 (5.09%) Architect
7 55 (3.59%) Agile Business Analyst
8 53 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 41 (2.68%) Java Developer
11 38 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
12 37 (2.42%) Tester
13 36 (2.35%) Agile Project Manager
14 34 (2.22%) .NET Developer
15 33 (2.15%) Senior Manager
16 32 (2.09%) Test Manager
16 32 (2.09%) Development Manager
16 32 (2.09%) Digital Project Manager
17 29 (1.89%) Systems Analyst
17 29 (1.89%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (12.53%) .NET
2 191 (12.47%) Web Services
3 155 (10.12%) HTML
4 133 (8.68%) XML
5 98 (6.40%) CSS
6 80 (5.22%) J2EE
7 73 (4.77%) ASP.NET
7 73 (4.77%) SOAP
8 51 (3.33%) Ajax
9 48 (3.13%) REST
10 47 (3.07%) RESTful
11 46 (3.00%) JSON
12 42 (2.74%) HTML5
13 41 (2.68%) Spring
14 40 (2.61%) WSDL
15 33 (2.15%) JDBC
15 33 (2.15%) JSP
16 32 (2.09%) jQuery
17 30 (1.96%) XSD
18 29 (1.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (6.66%) User Experience
3 81 (5.29%) Open Source
4 68 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 37 (2.42%) iPad
6 33 (2.15%) PMI
7 32 (2.09%) Social Media
8 31 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.44%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 17 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 15 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.91%) Reference Data
15 13 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.78%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.78%) Derivative
16 12 (0.78%) Video on Demand
17 11 (0.72%) SWIFT
18 10 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 107 (6.98%) Linux
2 103 (6.72%) Windows
3 87 (5.68%) UNIX
4 46 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.94%) Android
6 11 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.72%) Windows NT
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.33%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.20%) webOS
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.13%) HPUX
11 2 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.065%) AIX
12 1 (0.065%) VMS
12 1 (0.065%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1368 (89.30%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (29.24%) Project Management
3 324 (21.15%) Scrum
4 252 (16.45%) PRINCE2
5 246 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 197 (12.86%) E-Commerce
7 165 (10.77%) Business Analysis
8 158 (10.31%) TDD
9 133 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 110 (7.18%) Test Scripting
10 110 (7.18%) V-Model
11 102 (6.66%) User Stories
12 100 (6.53%) BDD
13 89 (5.81%) ERP
14 87 (5.68%) Data Modelling
15 85 (5.55%) MVC
16 84 (5.48%) Change Management
17 78 (5.09%) Workflow
18 76 (4.96%) Software Testing
19 73 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 307 (20.04%) SQL
2 216 (14.10%) Java
3 135 (8.81%) C#
4 121 (7.90%) JavaScript
5 45 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 39 (2.55%) Groovy
7 29 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 25 (1.63%) C
9 22 (1.44%) VB
10 19 (1.24%) Python
11 18 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 14 (0.91%) VBScript
13 13 (0.85%) Ruby
14 11 (0.72%) VBA
14 11 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.72%) Perl
15 10 (0.65%) PHP
15 10 (0.65%) COBOL
15 10 (0.65%) Scala
16 9 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 138 (9.01%) ISEB
2 87 (5.68%) Degree
3 75 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 57 (3.72%) PMI Certification
5 53 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 52 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 44 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 43 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 36 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 32 (2.09%) PMP
11 17 (1.11%) HND
12 9 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.59%) APMP
13 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.39%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.39%) CBAP
15 4 (0.26%) IIBA
16 2 (0.13%) MCP
16 2 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (9.14%) QA
2 9 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.52%) EMIR
4 7 (0.46%) COBIT
5 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.33%) FINREP
7 4 (0.26%) P3O
7 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.26%) WAI
8 3 (0.20%) MiFID
8 3 (0.20%) SLA
8 3 (0.20%) FATCA
8 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.065%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.26%) Firmware
2 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.065%) Squid
4 1 (0.065%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.065%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.065%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 55 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.78%) Control-M
3 4 (0.26%) SCOM
4 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.065%) Ansible
5 1 (0.065%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 213 (13.90%) Oracle
2 176 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 84 (5.48%) SAP
4 41 (2.68%) IBM
5 33 (2.15%) HP
6 31 (2.02%) Endeca
7 30 (1.96%) ATG
8 29 (1.89%) Perforce
9 22 (1.44%) Adobe
10 21 (1.37%) Google
11 19 (1.24%) Business Objects
12 15 (0.98%) Siebel
13 14 (0.91%) webMethods
14 12 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.78%) Cognos
15 11 (0.72%) Informatica
15 11 (0.72%) Planview
16 10 (0.65%) Open Text
17 8 (0.52%) RedDot
17 8 (0.52%) BEA
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Woking, Surrey
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