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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 136 155 170
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 807 676 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.45% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.95% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 448 345
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.91 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.96% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £26.80 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.00 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £50.00
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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -12 369 £426 -5.33% 66
South East +50 204 £400 +6.66% 49
East of England +6 71 £450 +5.88% 14
South West -9 39 £400 +10.95% 23
Yorkshire -8 35 £410 -3.52% 17
West Midlands -6 34 £419 +44.39% 3
North West -15 30 £400 +5.26% 16
East Midlands +8 13 £434 +23.85% 16
North East -28 7 £400 +3.22% 5
Waterfall
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1332 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (34.15%) Finance
3 404 (26.90%) Project Management
4 318 (21.17%) Scrum
5 300 (19.97%) SQL
6 262 (17.44%) PRINCE2
7 223 (14.85%) Oracle
8 208 (13.85%) .NET
9 202 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 200 (13.32%) Java
11 192 (12.78%) E-Commerce
12 186 (12.38%) Microsoft
13 185 (12.32%) Web Services
14 176 (11.72%) Banking
15 161 (10.72%) HTML
16 152 (10.12%) TDD
17 150 (9.99%) Retail
18 148 (9.85%) Business Analysis
19 139 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
20 137 (9.12%) SQL Server
21 135 (8.99%) C#
22 134 (8.92%) XML
23 133 (8.85%) QA
24 121 (8.06%) JavaScript
24 121 (8.06%) ISEB
25 118 (7.86%) Linux
26 114 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
27 110 (7.32%) Test Scripting
28 107 (7.12%) MS Excel
29 106 (7.06%) Windows

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 65 (4.33%) CMS
3 51 (3.40%) WebLogic
4 44 (2.93%) JBoss
5 34 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (1.93%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (1.86%) SAS
7 28 (1.86%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.80%) Apache
9 15 (1.00%) IIS
10 13 (0.87%) CICS
11 12 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.67%) Drupal
12 10 (0.67%) Confluence
13 8 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (0.53%) MS Project Server
14 7 (0.47%) Node.js
15 6 (0.40%) LiveCycle
15 6 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 107 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 90 (5.99%) MS Project
3 77 (5.13%) MS Office
4 61 (4.06%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.33%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.67%) SPSS
9 6 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.40%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.067%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.067%) FastStats
11 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 43 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 14 (0.93%) Agresso
3 14 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.40%) Misys Midas
6 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) Magento
9 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.20%) Maximo
10 2 (0.13%) Endur
10 2 (0.13%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.93%) SaaS
2 8 (0.53%) Office 365
3 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.27%) IaaS
4 4 (0.27%) Force.com
4 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.067%) PaaS
6 1 (0.067%) Trello
6 1 (0.067%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.067%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.66%) Internet
2 14 (0.93%) Intranet
3 9 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.53%) HTTP
5 6 (0.40%) IP Telephony
5 6 (0.40%) WAN
5 6 (0.40%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.33%) Extranet
6 5 (0.33%) 802.15
6 5 (0.33%) LAN
7 4 (0.27%) ATM
7 4 (0.27%) GPRS
7 4 (0.27%) VoIP
8 3 (0.20%) HSPA
8 3 (0.20%) LTE
8 3 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.20%) DMZ
8 3 (0.20%) DNS
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 48 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (2.66%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (2.46%) MySQL
8 35 (2.33%) DB2
9 31 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (2.06%) QlikView
10 23 (1.53%) Data Mining
11 22 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.07%) Big Data
14 14 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.73%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (4.93%) Subversion
2 73 (4.86%) Selenium
3 65 (4.33%) Maven
4 60 (3.99%) JIRA
5 56 (3.73%) Ant
6 54 (3.60%) Git (software)
7 50 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 48 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (2.06%) JUnit
10 29 (1.93%) Eclipse
11 27 (1.80%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.46%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.33%) Jenkins
13 20 (1.33%) SoapUI
14 19 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
15 18 (1.20%) IntelliJ
15 18 (1.20%) Mockito
16 14 (0.93%) LoadRunner
17 11 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
18 8 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 513 (34.15%) Finance
2 176 (11.72%) Banking
3 150 (9.99%) Retail
4 51 (3.40%) Marketing
4 51 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.93%) Back Office
7 28 (1.86%) Retail Banking
8 25 (1.66%) Advertising
9 24 (1.60%) Legal
10 22 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.40%) Publishing
12 20 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.20%) Front Office
14 14 (0.93%) Automotive
15 13 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.80%) Electronics
16 12 (0.80%) German Language
17 9 (0.60%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 505 (33.62%) Analyst
2 316 (21.04%) Business Analyst
3 304 (20.24%) Project Manager
4 257 (17.11%) Developer
5 110 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 87 (5.79%) Architect
7 59 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
8 48 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
9 46 (3.06%) Agile Business Analyst
10 42 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 39 (2.60%) Tester
12 36 (2.40%) Programme Manager
12 36 (2.40%) Development Manager
13 34 (2.26%) Test Manager
13 34 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
14 33 (2.20%) Agile Project Manager
14 33 (2.20%) Senior Manager
15 32 (2.13%) .NET Developer
16 31 (2.06%) Systems Analyst
16 31 (2.06%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (13.85%) .NET
2 185 (12.32%) Web Services
3 161 (10.72%) HTML
4 134 (8.92%) XML
5 98 (6.52%) CSS
6 79 (5.26%) J2EE
7 78 (5.19%) ASP.NET
8 77 (5.13%) SOAP
9 53 (3.53%) Ajax
10 52 (3.46%) RESTful
11 48 (3.20%) HTML5
12 47 (3.13%) REST
13 42 (2.80%) Spring
14 41 (2.73%) WSDL
14 41 (2.73%) JSON
15 35 (2.33%) XSD
16 34 (2.26%) XSL
16 34 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (2.20%) JDBC
18 32 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.79%) User Experience
3 69 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.99%) Open Source
5 41 (2.73%) iPad
6 37 (2.46%) Social Media
7 32 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.13%) PMI
8 26 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 16 (1.07%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.00%) Data Integration
13 15 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.80%) SWIFT
14 12 (0.80%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.67%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.53%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.86%) Linux
2 106 (7.06%) Windows
3 93 (6.19%) UNIX
4 40 (2.66%) Android
5 39 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.47%) Solaris
10 6 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.13%) HPUX
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.13%) webOS
15 1 (0.067%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1332 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (26.90%) Project Management
3 318 (21.17%) Scrum
4 262 (17.44%) PRINCE2
5 202 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 192 (12.78%) E-Commerce
7 152 (10.12%) TDD
8 148 (9.85%) Business Analysis
9 139 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 110 (7.32%) Test Scripting
11 102 (6.79%) V-Model
12 99 (6.59%) ERP
13 89 (5.93%) MVC
14 85 (5.66%) User Stories
14 85 (5.66%) Data Modelling
14 85 (5.66%) BDD
15 84 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (5.53%) Change Management
17 80 (5.33%) CRM
18 79 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 300 (19.97%) SQL
2 200 (13.32%) Java
3 135 (8.99%) C#
4 121 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 49 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 39 (2.60%) Groovy
7 35 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 24 (1.60%) C
9 22 (1.46%) Python
10 19 (1.26%) VB
11 14 (0.93%) Ruby
12 13 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.87%) VBScript
13 11 (0.73%) Perl
14 9 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.60%) VBA
14 9 (0.60%) PHP
14 9 (0.60%) COBOL
15 8 (0.53%) C++
16 7 (0.47%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 121 (8.06%) ISEB
2 93 (6.19%) Degree
3 79 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 63 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 56 (3.73%) ISTQB
6 54 (3.60%) PMI Certification
7 46 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 38 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 33 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 30 (2.00%) PMP
11 11 (0.73%) HND
12 9 (0.60%) APMP
13 8 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.40%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.40%) CBAP
16 5 (0.33%) IIBA
17 2 (0.13%) APMG
17 2 (0.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (8.85%) QA
2 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.40%) COBIT
3 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.33%) EMIR
4 5 (0.33%) FINREP
4 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.27%) WAI
6 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.20%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.20%) P3O
7 2 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.067%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.067%) GxP
8 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (0.40%) Firmware
2 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.067%) Varnish
5 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.067%) Squid
5 1 (0.067%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 56 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.07%) Control-M
3 5 (0.33%) SCOM
4 4 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.067%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.067%) Ansible
7 1 (0.067%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 223 (14.85%) Oracle
2 186 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 83 (5.53%) SAP
4 43 (2.86%) IBM
5 37 (2.46%) HP
6 36 (2.40%) ATG
6 36 (2.40%) Endeca
7 34 (2.26%) Perforce
8 23 (1.53%) Siebel
8 23 (1.53%) Adobe
9 19 (1.26%) Google
9 19 (1.26%) Business Objects
10 14 (0.93%) Informatica
10 14 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.87%) Cognos
11 13 (0.87%) Open Text
12 12 (0.80%) RedDot
12 12 (0.80%) webMethods
13 11 (0.73%) Planview
14 10 (0.67%) Sybase
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago