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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 108 115 168
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +53
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1085 989 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.18% 1.92% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.40% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 654 474
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 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 £24.75 £61.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.52% -59.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -46.72%
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
41414 41262 38397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 79.98% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27624 27289 24283
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 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 26 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 +3 461 £475 +10.46% 87
South East +10 210 £406 +1.56% 37
West Midlands +23 107 £430 +11.68% 16
North West -33 69 £450 +9.09% 16
East of England +14 62 £425 -2.29% 18
South West +24 56 £425 +16.43% 23
East Midlands +14 52 £400 -8.51% 7
Yorkshire -15 44 £411 -1.49% 22
Midlands +7 13 £500 +11.11%
North East -46 11 £350 -20.45% 7
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 2037 (89.62%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (30.05%) Finance
3 544 (23.93%) Project Management
4 439 (19.31%) SQL
5 374 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 366 (16.10%) SDLC
7 359 (15.79%) Scrum
8 323 (14.21%) Microsoft
9 304 (13.37%) Java
10 302 (13.29%) Oracle
11 290 (12.76%) PRINCE2
12 260 (11.44%) JIRA
13 251 (11.04%) Business Analysis
14 211 (9.28%) .NET
15 205 (9.02%) Banking
16 200 (8.80%) CRM
17 198 (8.71%) MS Excel
18 192 (8.45%) Retail
19 187 (8.23%) Web Services
20 178 (7.83%) UML
21 177 (7.79%) User Stories
22 176 (7.74%) SQL Server
23 175 (7.70%) User Acceptance Testing
24 167 (7.35%) C#
25 165 (7.26%) E-Commerce
25 165 (7.26%) TDD
26 163 (7.17%) Security Cleared
27 160 (7.04%) XML
27 160 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
28 159 (7.00%) V-Model

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 87 (3.83%) Confluence
2 85 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 59 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 42 (1.85%) Apache
5 39 (1.72%) CMS
6 37 (1.63%) IIS
7 30 (1.32%) Skype for Business
8 29 (1.28%) JBoss
9 27 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (1.14%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.40%) CICS
14 9 (0.40%) SAS
15 8 (0.35%) Mule
16 7 (0.31%) MS Project Server
16 7 (0.31%) Mule ESB
17 6 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 198 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 112 (4.93%) MS Visio
3 98 (4.31%) MS Project
4 92 (4.05%) MS Office
5 50 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.13%) InVision
11 2 (0.088%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 85 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.70%) Eloqua
5 12 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.18%) Maximo
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.58%) Office 365
3 35 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.01%) IaaS
5 20 (0.88%) SaaS
6 19 (0.84%) Force.com
7 16 (0.70%) Yammer
8 8 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.35%) Heroku
8 8 (0.35%) PaaS
9 6 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.13%) GitHub
11 2 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.088%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.088%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.088%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.088%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.45%) Firewall
2 22 (0.97%) Internet
3 21 (0.92%) DNS
4 15 (0.66%) SSL
5 14 (0.62%) SAN
6 13 (0.57%) HTTP
6 13 (0.57%) VLAN
7 12 (0.53%) Intranet
8 9 (0.40%) IPv6
8 9 (0.40%) NAS
8 9 (0.40%) ZigBee
9 8 (0.35%) LAN
9 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.35%) WAN
9 8 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.31%) Broadband
10 7 (0.31%) FTP
10 7 (0.31%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.31%) Skype
11 6 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 45 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 40 (1.76%) Oracle OWB
7 37 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.01%) Big Data
12 22 (0.97%) MySQL
12 22 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (0.70%) MS Access
16 15 (0.66%) DB2
17 14 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (0.57%) Data Mining
19 11 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 260 (11.44%) JIRA
2 108 (4.75%) Selenium
3 97 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 75 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 64 (2.82%) Subversion
6 58 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 58 (2.55%) Jenkins
7 57 (2.51%) Cucumber
8 46 (2.02%) JUnit
9 43 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 42 (1.85%) ClearCase
11 41 (1.80%) ClearQuest
12 40 (1.76%) Maven
13 35 (1.54%) HP UFT
14 30 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 20 (0.88%) LoadRunner
17 18 (0.79%) Artifactory
18 17 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 683 (30.05%) Finance
2 205 (9.02%) Banking
3 192 (8.45%) Retail
4 119 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 94 (4.14%) Marketing
6 50 (2.20%) Legal
7 46 (2.02%) Law
8 42 (1.85%) Back Office
9 41 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 40 (1.76%) Advertising
11 32 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.32%) Investment Banking
13 29 (1.28%) Electronics
14 24 (1.06%) Publishing
15 22 (0.97%) Games
15 22 (0.97%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.79%) Front Office
17 17 (0.75%) Automotive
18 13 (0.57%) Billing
19 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 658 (28.95%) Analyst
2 461 (20.28%) Project Manager
3 423 (18.61%) Business Analyst
4 296 (13.02%) Developer
5 192 (8.45%) Architect
6 121 (5.32%) Test Analyst
7 85 (3.74%) Senior Manager
8 84 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
9 75 (3.30%) IT Manager
10 71 (3.12%) Digital Project Manager
11 66 (2.90%) Test Manager
12 63 (2.77%) IT Project Manager
13 61 (2.68%) Agile Project Manager
14 59 (2.60%) Java Developer
14 59 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
15 57 (2.51%) Senior Project Manager
16 55 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
16 55 (2.42%) Programme Manager
16 55 (2.42%) Tester
17 53 (2.33%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (9.28%) .NET
2 187 (8.23%) Web Services
3 160 (7.04%) XML
4 145 (6.38%) HTML
5 112 (4.93%) CSS
6 101 (4.44%) J2EE
7 95 (4.18%) SOAP
8 88 (3.87%) Spring
9 67 (2.95%) .NET Framework
10 66 (2.90%) jQuery
11 60 (2.64%) ASP.NET
12 47 (2.07%) HTML5
13 44 (1.94%) JSON
13 44 (1.94%) Middleware
14 38 (1.67%) AngularJS
14 38 (1.67%) CSS3
15 36 (1.58%) RESTful
16 32 (1.41%) JSP
16 32 (1.41%) WSDL
17 31 (1.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 160 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (3.43%) Management Information System
3 66 (2.90%) User Experience
4 47 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 44 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 41 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 31 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 31 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 30 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 26 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 25 (1.10%) PKI
11 23 (1.01%) Equities
12 20 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 20 (0.88%) iPad
12 20 (0.88%) PMI
12 20 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 17 (0.75%) Cryptography
14 16 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 154 (6.78%) Windows
2 125 (5.50%) Linux
3 120 (5.28%) Unix
4 33 (1.45%) Android
5 25 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.26%) Solaris
11 5 (0.22%) VME
11 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.088%) CentOS
12 2 (0.088%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.088%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.088%) zOS
13 1 (0.044%) Debian
13 1 (0.044%) VMS
13 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2037 (89.62%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (23.93%) Project Management
3 374 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 366 (16.10%) SDLC
5 359 (15.79%) Scrum
6 290 (12.76%) PRINCE2
7 251 (11.04%) Business Analysis
8 200 (8.80%) CRM
9 178 (7.83%) UML
10 177 (7.79%) User Stories
11 175 (7.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 165 (7.26%) E-Commerce
12 165 (7.26%) TDD
13 159 (7.00%) V-Model
14 143 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
14 143 (6.29%) Migration
15 141 (6.20%) Data Modelling
16 134 (5.90%) ITIL
17 132 (5.81%) Change Management
18 126 (5.54%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 439 (19.31%) SQL
2 304 (13.37%) Java
3 167 (7.35%) C#
4 158 (6.95%) JavaScript
5 87 (3.83%) PL/SQL
6 65 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 44 (1.94%) Python
8 38 (1.67%) C++
9 36 (1.58%) VB
10 35 (1.54%) C
11 33 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.19%) Ruby
14 26 (1.14%) VB6
15 25 (1.10%) VBA
16 19 (0.84%) PowerShell
17 18 (0.79%) COBOL
18 17 (0.75%) PHP
19 16 (0.70%) Perl
20 15 (0.66%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 163 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 134 (5.90%) Degree
3 113 (4.97%) ISEB
4 106 (4.66%) ISTQB
5 99 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 52 (2.29%) PMP
7 50 (2.20%) PMI Certification
8 40 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 36 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 24 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 23 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.48%) APMP
16 10 (0.44%) CISSP
17 9 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
18 7 (0.31%) CBAP
18 7 (0.31%) Sun Certification
19 4 (0.18%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (6.64%) QA
2 33 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 23 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 22 (0.97%) TickIT
5 20 (0.88%) WAI
6 18 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.62%) SLA
8 13 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.53%) MiFID
10 9 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.31%) COBIT
11 7 (0.31%) WCAG
12 6 (0.26%) ISO27005
13 5 (0.22%) GxP
13 5 (0.22%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.18%) EMIR
14 4 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.13%) FATCA
15 3 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.70%) Docker
4 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.22%) vSphere
6 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.088%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.044%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.044%) KVM
8 1 (0.044%) pfSense
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%) Varnish
8 1 (0.044%) vCloud
8 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.044%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 59 (2.60%) Puppet
3 34 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.57%) Ansible
5 8 (0.35%) Graphite
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.31%) Grafana
7 6 (0.26%) Nagios
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.18%) DBAmp
9 4 (0.18%) Salt
10 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
11 2 (0.088%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.088%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.088%) Kibana
11 2 (0.088%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.088%) logstash
11 2 (0.088%) Mesos
11 2 (0.088%) MOM
11 2 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 323 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 302 (13.29%) Oracle
3 138 (6.07%) SAP
4 104 (4.58%) HP
5 77 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 63 (2.77%) IBM
7 50 (2.20%) Pega
8 33 (1.45%) Informatica
9 27 (1.19%) WSO2
10 26 (1.14%) VMware
11 23 (1.01%) Hyperion
12 20 (0.88%) Infor
13 17 (0.75%) Adobe
13 17 (0.75%) Cognos
14 16 (0.70%) Tableau
15 15 (0.66%) Guidewire
15 15 (0.66%) SaltStack
16 13 (0.57%) Bloomberg
16 13 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.57%) Sun
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £46,000 - £61,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negoitable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Rate: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: up to £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £51000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
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