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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 107 132 168
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +36
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1074 895 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.19% 1.76% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.20% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 592 484
Median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +20 446 £475 +10.46% 89
South East +23 222 £400 - 40
West Midlands +35 89 £430 +19.44% 8
North West -14 79 £450 +12.35% 15
East of England +15 60 £450 +6.50% 11
South West +33 58 £435 +8.68% 16
East Midlands +12 53 £425 -2.85% 14
Yorkshire -14 46 £400 -4.19% 20
North East -68 11 £420 -4.54% 5
Midlands +5 10 £475 +5.55% 1
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1983 (89.49%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (28.52%) Finance
3 530 (23.92%) Project Management
4 441 (19.90%) SQL
5 359 (16.20%) SDLC
6 357 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 351 (15.84%) Scrum
8 309 (13.94%) Microsoft
9 304 (13.72%) Oracle
10 297 (13.40%) PRINCE2
11 293 (13.22%) Java
12 243 (10.97%) Business Analysis
13 230 (10.38%) JIRA
14 211 (9.52%) CRM
15 193 (8.71%) .NET
16 189 (8.53%) Web Services
17 186 (8.39%) MS Excel
18 184 (8.30%) Banking
19 181 (8.17%) SQL Server
20 176 (7.94%) User Stories
21 174 (7.85%) Retail
22 166 (7.49%) Security Cleared
23 165 (7.45%) JavaScript
24 164 (7.40%) E-Commerce
25 163 (7.36%) UML
26 161 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
27 160 (7.22%) XML
28 156 (7.04%) TDD
28 156 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
29 149 (6.72%) Migration

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 82 (3.70%) Confluence
2 79 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 58 (2.62%) WebSphere
4 44 (1.99%) CMS
5 42 (1.90%) Apache
6 37 (1.67%) IIS
6 37 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 29 (1.31%) JBoss
9 26 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.50%) Tuxedo
11 11 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.41%) CICS
13 9 (0.41%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.36%) Mule
15 7 (0.32%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 186 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.42%) MS Project
3 105 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 93 (4.20%) MS Office
5 39 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.090%) InVision
7 2 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 92 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.63%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.18%) Maximo
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.090%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.62%) Office 365
3 32 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.04%) IaaS
5 21 (0.95%) Force.com
6 18 (0.81%) SaaS
7 16 (0.72%) Yammer
8 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.36%) Heroku
8 8 (0.36%) PaaS
8 8 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.090%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.090%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.090%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.62%) Firewall
2 29 (1.31%) Internet
3 22 (0.99%) DNS
4 18 (0.81%) WAN
5 16 (0.72%) HTTP
5 16 (0.72%) LAN
5 16 (0.72%) SAN
5 16 (0.72%) VLAN
6 12 (0.54%) Intranet
7 11 (0.50%) VPN
8 10 (0.45%) NAS
8 10 (0.45%) SSL
9 9 (0.41%) ZigBee
10 8 (0.36%) FTP
10 8 (0.36%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.32%) Skype
12 6 (0.27%) Broadband
12 6 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.27%) IPv6
13 4 (0.18%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 45 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
5 42 (1.90%) Oracle OWB
6 37 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 33 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 31 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 21 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.86%) MS Access
12 18 (0.81%) Big Data
12 18 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (0.77%) MySQL
14 15 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.59%) DB2
16 12 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
17 11 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 230 (10.38%) JIRA
2 102 (4.60%) Selenium
3 88 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (2.89%) Subversion
5 62 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 54 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 50 (2.26%) ClearCase
8 48 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 46 (2.08%) Git (software)
10 43 (1.94%) JUnit
11 42 (1.90%) ClearQuest
12 38 (1.71%) SoapUI
13 35 (1.58%) Maven
14 32 (1.44%) HP UFT
15 25 (1.13%) WebDriver
16 23 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 20 (0.90%) Artifactory
18 19 (0.86%) LoadRunner
19 18 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 632 (28.52%) Finance
2 184 (8.30%) Banking
3 174 (7.85%) Retail
4 109 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 96 (4.33%) Marketing
6 59 (2.66%) Law
7 43 (1.94%) Legal
8 42 (1.90%) Back Office
9 39 (1.76%) Advertising
10 38 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.26%) Publishing
12 26 (1.17%) Electronics
12 26 (1.17%) Investment Banking
13 23 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.99%) Games
15 21 (0.95%) Front Office
16 18 (0.81%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.68%) Billing
18 14 (0.63%) Automotive
19 10 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 644 (29.06%) Analyst
2 455 (20.53%) Project Manager
3 417 (18.82%) Business Analyst
4 307 (13.85%) Developer
5 200 (9.03%) Architect
6 119 (5.37%) Test Analyst
7 81 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
7 81 (3.66%) Senior Manager
8 73 (3.29%) IT Manager
9 67 (3.02%) Digital Project Manager
10 63 (2.84%) Java Developer
11 62 (2.80%) Test Manager
12 60 (2.71%) IT Project Manager
13 56 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
14 55 (2.48%) Digital Analyst
15 54 (2.44%) Consultant
16 53 (2.39%) Technical Manager
17 52 (2.35%) Agile Business Analyst
17 52 (2.35%) Digital Business Analyst
18 51 (2.30%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (8.71%) .NET
2 189 (8.53%) Web Services
3 160 (7.22%) XML
4 146 (6.59%) HTML
5 120 (5.42%) CSS
6 109 (4.92%) J2EE
7 96 (4.33%) SOAP
8 82 (3.70%) Spring
9 72 (3.25%) jQuery
10 67 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 56 (2.53%) .NET Framework
12 48 (2.17%) HTML5
13 41 (1.85%) CSS3
13 41 (1.85%) Middleware
14 40 (1.81%) JSON
15 36 (1.62%) JSP
16 34 (1.53%) RESTful
17 33 (1.49%) WSDL
18 32 (1.44%) AngularJS
18 32 (1.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.66%) User Experience
4 44 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 42 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 36 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 35 (1.58%) Data Centre
8 30 (1.35%) Smart Meter
9 29 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.17%) PKI
11 24 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 21 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 20 (0.90%) iPad
13 20 (0.90%) PMI
14 17 (0.77%) Cryptography
14 17 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (0.63%) Equities
17 13 (0.59%) Video on Demand
17 13 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 140 (6.32%) Windows
2 122 (5.51%) Linux
2 122 (5.51%) Unix
3 27 (1.22%) Android
4 23 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.50%) VME
8 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.27%) Solaris
10 5 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.045%) Debian
13 1 (0.045%) Fedora
13 1 (0.045%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.045%) VMS
13 1 (0.045%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1983 (89.49%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (23.92%) Project Management
3 359 (16.20%) SDLC
4 357 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 351 (15.84%) Scrum
6 297 (13.40%) PRINCE2
7 243 (10.97%) Business Analysis
8 211 (9.52%) CRM
9 176 (7.94%) User Stories
10 164 (7.40%) E-Commerce
11 163 (7.36%) UML
12 161 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 156 (7.04%) TDD
14 149 (6.72%) Migration
15 145 (6.54%) Data Modelling
15 145 (6.54%) V-Model
16 139 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
17 130 (5.87%) RUP
17 130 (5.87%) Use Case
18 126 (5.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 441 (19.90%) SQL
2 293 (13.22%) Java
3 165 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 148 (6.68%) C#
5 86 (3.88%) PL/SQL
6 63 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 52 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 48 (2.17%) Python
9 37 (1.67%) VB
10 33 (1.49%) C
10 33 (1.49%) C++
11 28 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.17%) VB6
13 25 (1.13%) Perl
13 25 (1.13%) VBA
14 24 (1.08%) Ruby
15 19 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.81%) COBOL
17 17 (0.77%) Apex Code
17 17 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 166 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 118 (5.32%) Degree
3 115 (5.19%) ISEB
4 106 (4.78%) ISTQB
5 104 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 55 (2.48%) PMI Certification
7 50 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 45 (2.03%) PMP
9 34 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (1.31%) DV Cleared
11 28 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 25 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (0.68%) CISSP
15 13 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
16 11 (0.50%) CBAP
17 10 (0.45%) APMP
18 9 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
19 7 (0.32%) Sun Certification
20 6 (0.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.54%) QA
2 33 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (0.99%) TickIT
4 18 (0.81%) WAI
5 16 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.63%) SLA
8 11 (0.50%) MiFID
8 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.36%) ISO27005
10 7 (0.32%) WCAG
11 6 (0.27%) COBIT
12 5 (0.23%) GxP
12 5 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 3 (0.14%) SDET
15 2 (0.090%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.68%) Docker
4 8 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.23%) vSphere
6 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.090%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.090%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.090%) pfSense
7 2 (0.090%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.090%) vCloud
7 2 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.045%) KVM
8 1 (0.045%) Postfix
8 1 (0.045%) qmail
8 1 (0.045%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.045%) Varnish
8 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 52 (2.35%) Puppet
3 33 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.59%) Ansible
5 8 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.27%) Nagios
6 6 (0.27%) Salt
7 5 (0.23%) Graphite
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.18%) DBAmp
8 4 (0.18%) Grafana
8 4 (0.18%) Kibana
8 4 (0.18%) logstash
8 4 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.090%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.090%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.090%) Mesos
10 2 (0.090%) MOM
Vendors
1 309 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 304 (13.72%) Oracle
3 132 (5.96%) SAP
4 105 (4.74%) HP
5 77 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (2.93%) Pega
7 60 (2.71%) IBM
8 48 (2.17%) Informatica
9 24 (1.08%) VMware
10 22 (0.99%) Infor
11 21 (0.95%) WSO2
12 20 (0.90%) Hyperion
13 17 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.68%) Guidewire
14 15 (0.68%) SaltStack
15 14 (0.63%) Cognos
15 14 (0.63%) Sun
15 14 (0.63%) TIBCO
16 13 (0.59%) Bloomberg
17 12 (0.54%) Siebel
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intelletec
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £467 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago