The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 154 161 178
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 672 621 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.36% 1.33% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.82% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 414 407
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £374 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.12% -12.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
UK

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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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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 -35 275 £463 +2.77% 88
South East +1 157 £410 +9.33% 48
West Midlands +30 54 £440 +46.66% 8
East of England -23 54 £425 +19.29% 12
South West -10 38 £413 +36.92% 16
Yorkshire +24 35 £350 +7.69% 7
East Midlands +25 29 £625 +68.91% 17
North West -3 23 £388 +3.33% 14
North East -22 3 £338 +3.84% 5
Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 441 (33.38%) Finance
2 345 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (22.63%) Project Management
4 268 (20.29%) Scrum
5 243 (18.40%) SQL
6 237 (17.94%) PRINCE2
7 224 (16.96%) Oracle
8 164 (12.41%) Banking
9 163 (12.34%) Java
10 159 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 153 (11.58%) .NET
12 152 (11.51%) Retail
13 149 (11.28%) Microsoft
14 145 (10.98%) E-Commerce
15 141 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 137 (10.37%) Web Services
17 136 (10.30%) Business Analysis
18 118 (8.93%) SQL Server
19 116 (8.78%) Linux
20 115 (8.71%) Degree
21 113 (8.55%) TDD
22 107 (8.10%) QA
23 106 (8.02%) HTML
24 105 (7.95%) ISEB
25 101 (7.65%) XML
25 101 (7.65%) CRM
26 98 (7.42%) Test Scripting
27 94 (7.12%) ISTQB
28 91 (6.89%) ERP
29 88 (6.66%) ITIL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.86%) WebLogic
3 31 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.27%) CMS
5 23 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (1.67%) Apache
7 19 (1.44%) Drupal
8 15 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.06%) Alfresco
10 13 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.98%) SAS
11 10 (0.76%) MS Project Server
11 10 (0.76%) Confluence
12 8 (0.61%) CICS
13 7 (0.53%) Documentum
13 7 (0.53%) IIS
14 5 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.30%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.30%) SAP Web AS
16 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.77%) MS Project
3 58 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 54 (4.09%) MS Office
5 21 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.68%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.23%) SPSS
9 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.076%) FastStats
9 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.97%) Markit EDM
3 15 (1.14%) Agresso
4 13 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.53%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.53%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
10 3 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.23%) Misys Midas
10 3 (0.23%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.14%) SaaS
2 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.45%) Force.com
5 5 (0.38%) Office 365
6 4 (0.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.076%) Trello
9 1 (0.076%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.29%) Internet
2 11 (0.83%) Firewall
2 11 (0.83%) IP Telephony
3 8 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.53%) SMTP
4 7 (0.53%) Intranet
5 6 (0.45%) HTTP
6 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.30%) IPv6
6 4 (0.30%) DNS
6 4 (0.30%) SSL
6 4 (0.30%) DMZ
7 3 (0.23%) FTP
7 3 (0.23%) Wireless
7 3 (0.23%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.23%) HSPA
7 3 (0.23%) SAN
7 3 (0.23%) LDAP
7 3 (0.23%) GPRS
7 3 (0.23%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 43 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.73%) QlikView
7 29 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (1.97%) Data Mining
9 25 (1.89%) DB2
9 25 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.51%) MySQL
11 13 (0.98%) DTS
11 13 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 13 (0.98%) Big Data
12 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.61%) ProClarity
14 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (4.31%) Subversion
2 48 (3.63%) Maven
2 48 (3.63%) Ant
3 47 (3.56%) Selenium
4 37 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (2.65%) JIRA
6 34 (2.57%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.82%) SoapUI
8 18 (1.36%) LoadRunner
9 15 (1.14%) Calabash
10 13 (0.98%) Git (software)
10 13 (0.98%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (0.83%) JUnit
12 10 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.45%) TestDirector
13 6 (0.45%) JMeter
13 6 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.45%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 441 (33.38%) Finance
2 164 (12.41%) Banking
3 152 (11.51%) Retail
4 43 (3.26%) Marketing
5 40 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.50%) Advertising
7 31 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.59%) Legal
9 19 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.29%) Publishing
10 17 (1.29%) Games
10 17 (1.29%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.14%) Back Office
12 14 (1.06%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.91%) Front Office
14 11 (0.83%) Automotive
15 10 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.76%) Billing
16 6 (0.45%) Electronics
17 4 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 445 (33.69%) Analyst
2 273 (20.67%) Business Analyst
3 269 (20.36%) Project Manager
4 190 (14.38%) Developer
5 95 (7.19%) Test Analyst
6 90 (6.81%) Architect
7 52 (3.94%) Tester
8 42 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
9 40 (3.03%) Test Manager
9 40 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
10 35 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (2.50%) Test Leader
12 32 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
13 31 (2.35%) Development Manager
14 30 (2.27%) Programme Manager
15 29 (2.20%) Agile Project Manager
16 27 (2.04%) Digital Project Manager
16 27 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
17 26 (1.97%) Senior Manager
17 26 (1.97%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (11.58%) .NET
2 137 (10.37%) Web Services
3 106 (8.02%) HTML
4 101 (7.65%) XML
5 79 (5.98%) J2EE
6 69 (5.22%) SOAP
7 58 (4.39%) CSS
8 56 (4.24%) ASP.NET
9 47 (3.56%) RESTful
10 38 (2.88%) XSD
11 36 (2.73%) XSL
11 36 (2.73%) WSDL
12 30 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (2.20%) jQuery
14 27 (2.04%) HTML5
14 27 (2.04%) Middleware
15 26 (1.97%) Ajax
16 20 (1.51%) REST
17 19 (1.44%) CSS3
18 18 (1.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.22%) Mobile App
2 41 (3.10%) Social Media
3 39 (2.95%) iPad
4 28 (2.12%) Open Source
5 25 (1.89%) Derivative
6 24 (1.82%) PMI
6 24 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 23 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 22 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 18 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.21%) Equities
11 14 (1.06%) Reference Data
12 13 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.91%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.83%) IVR
15 10 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (0.76%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 116 (8.78%) Linux
2 79 (5.98%) Windows
3 69 (5.22%) UNIX
4 30 (2.27%) Solaris
5 18 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.76%) Android
9 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.076%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (22.63%) Project Management
3 268 (20.29%) Scrum
4 237 (17.94%) PRINCE2
5 159 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 145 (10.98%) E-Commerce
7 141 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 136 (10.30%) Business Analysis
9 113 (8.55%) TDD
10 101 (7.65%) CRM
11 98 (7.42%) Test Scripting
12 91 (6.89%) ERP
13 88 (6.66%) ITIL
14 86 (6.51%) UML
15 83 (6.28%) SOA
16 77 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
18 67 (5.07%) Data Modelling
19 66 (5.00%) V-Model
19 66 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 243 (18.40%) SQL
2 163 (12.34%) Java
3 88 (6.66%) C#
4 61 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 43 (3.26%) T-SQL
6 36 (2.73%) Groovy
7 33 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.36%) VBA
9 14 (1.06%) C
9 14 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.98%) VB
11 12 (0.91%) Perl
11 12 (0.91%) PHP
12 9 (0.68%) Python
13 8 (0.61%) Scala
14 7 (0.53%) Ruby
14 7 (0.53%) COBOL
15 6 (0.45%) VBScript
15 6 (0.45%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 115 (8.71%) Degree
2 105 (7.95%) ISEB
3 94 (7.12%) ISTQB
4 70 (5.30%) Security Cleared
5 62 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 59 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 40 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 32 (2.42%) PMI Certification
9 14 (1.06%) PMP
9 14 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.45%) APMP
12 4 (0.30%) IIBA
12 4 (0.30%) HND
12 4 (0.30%) CCA
12 4 (0.30%) CISSP
12 4 (0.30%) CISM
12 4 (0.30%) MBA
13 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.10%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.68%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) SLA
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) Basel III
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.076%) GAAP
9 1 (0.076%) WCAG
9 1 (0.076%) EMIR
9 1 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.53%) Terminal Services
2 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) vSphere
4 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.14%) Control-M
3 10 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (0.53%) Puppet
5 5 (0.38%) SCOM
6 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.076%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 224 (16.96%) Oracle
2 149 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 67 (5.07%) SAP
4 47 (3.56%) JBoss
5 44 (3.33%) Endeca
6 42 (3.18%) IBM
7 41 (3.10%) ATG
8 37 (2.80%) Perforce
9 33 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (2.42%) HP
11 26 (1.97%) Informatica
12 23 (1.74%) Siebel
13 13 (0.98%) Adobe
13 13 (0.98%) webMethods
14 11 (0.83%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.76%) Siemens
15 10 (0.76%) Genesys
15 10 (0.76%) Empirix
15 10 (0.76%) Remedy
15 10 (0.76%) VMware
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £399 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago