The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 140 145 151
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 352 354 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.67% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.08% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 257 237
Average daily rate £470 £425 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
Waterfall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in London

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the London region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in London

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in London

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the London region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in London

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London -9 45 £475 +11.76% 24
Docklands, London +6 3 £488 +14.70%
Croydon -8 3 £300 -44.44% 2
Canary Wharf +1 2 £475 -
Romford - 2 £450 -
Uxbridge 0 1 - - 1
Bromley -8 1 £650 +8.33%
Hounslow - 1 £370 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £470 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 726 (93.44%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (29.99%) Project Management
3 224 (28.83%) Finance
4 189 (24.32%) PRINCE2
5 142 (18.28%) SQL
6 141 (18.15%) Banking
7 140 (18.02%) Scrum
8 134 (17.25%) SDLC
9 119 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 98 (12.61%) MS Project
11 84 (10.81%) Business Analysis
12 80 (10.30%) Java
12 80 (10.30%) Microsoft
12 80 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (9.14%) Oracle
13 71 (9.14%) Security Cleared
14 70 (9.01%) Retail
15 68 (8.75%) E-Commerce
16 60 (7.72%) MS Excel
17 57 (7.34%) Web Services
18 55 (7.08%) JavaScript
18 55 (7.08%) Degree
18 55 (7.08%) QA
19 53 (6.82%) User Stories
20 52 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
20 52 (6.69%) .NET
21 51 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
21 51 (6.56%) Data Modelling
22 50 (6.44%) PMI Certification
22 50 (6.44%) Migration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 42 (5.41%) CMS
2 26 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.09%) JBoss
4 20 (2.57%) WebLogic
5 19 (2.45%) Documentum
6 18 (2.32%) Confluence
7 16 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.16%) Captiva
8 9 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.64%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.64%) Node.js
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.51%) SAS
11 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.39%) nginx
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.26%) Apache
12 2 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 98 (12.61%) MS Project
2 60 (7.72%) MS Excel
3 43 (5.53%) MS Visio
4 35 (4.50%) MS Office
5 30 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Revit
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.39%) HFM
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) BASE24
5 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.42%) Force.com
2 11 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.77%) SaaS
4 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.39%) Office 365
5 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.32%) WAN
2 17 (2.19%) LAN
3 16 (2.06%) Firewall
4 14 (1.80%) SAN
5 12 (1.54%) VPN
6 11 (1.42%) NAS
7 8 (1.03%) DNS
8 6 (0.77%) HTTP
9 5 (0.64%) DVB
9 5 (0.64%) Internet
9 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.39%) Broadband
10 3 (0.39%) DHCP
10 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.26%) Intranet
11 2 (0.26%) LDAP
11 2 (0.26%) Wireless
11 2 (0.26%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.13%) HSPA
12 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (2.45%) Big Data
5 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.67%) QlikView
9 11 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (0.90%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.39%) DataStage
14 3 (0.39%) Essbase
14 3 (0.39%) GIS
14 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (6.05%) JIRA
2 40 (5.15%) Subversion
3 29 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.47%) Jenkins
5 26 (3.35%) Maven
6 14 (1.80%) Ant
7 13 (1.67%) HP UFT
7 13 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.42%) Selenium
9 11 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.03%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.77%) Grunt
11 6 (0.77%) gulp
11 6 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.64%) JUnit
12 5 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 224 (28.83%) Finance
2 141 (18.15%) Banking
3 70 (9.01%) Retail
4 49 (6.31%) Law
5 46 (5.92%) Investment Banking
6 31 (3.99%) Marketing
7 24 (3.09%) Advertising
7 24 (3.09%) Legal
8 23 (2.96%) Publishing
9 20 (2.57%) Back Office
10 18 (2.32%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.80%) Front Office
12 13 (1.67%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.29%) Games
14 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.51%) Automotive
15 4 (0.51%) Billing
15 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.39%) International Banking
16 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 227 (29.21%) Project Manager
2 195 (25.10%) Analyst
3 156 (20.08%) Business Analyst
4 100 (12.87%) Developer
5 74 (9.52%) Architect
6 37 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
7 33 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (4.12%) Technical Manager
9 28 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
10 24 (3.09%) Agile Project Manager
10 24 (3.09%) Programme Manager
11 22 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
11 22 (2.83%) IT Manager
11 22 (2.83%) IT Project Manager
12 21 (2.70%) Banking Analyst
12 21 (2.70%) Digital Analyst
13 20 (2.57%) Digital Business Analyst
13 20 (2.57%) Test Manager
14 18 (2.32%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (2.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.34%) Web Services
2 52 (6.69%) .NET
3 41 (5.28%) HTML
4 40 (5.15%) J2EE
5 33 (4.25%) XML
6 29 (3.73%) CSS
7 22 (2.83%) SOAP
8 21 (2.70%) REST
9 18 (2.32%) Spring
10 15 (1.93%) ASP.NET
10 15 (1.93%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.54%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.54%) jQuery
11 12 (1.54%) Visualforce
11 12 (1.54%) WCF
12 11 (1.42%) Middleware
12 11 (1.42%) RESTful
13 10 (1.29%) Ajax
13 10 (1.29%) HTML5
13 10 (1.29%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.28%) User Experience
3 21 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.45%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.93%) Fixed Income
6 14 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.80%) Equities
6 14 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.54%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.29%) Derivative
10 10 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.29%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.29%) New Media
10 10 (1.29%) PMI
11 9 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.25%) Windows
2 29 (3.73%) Linux
3 25 (3.22%) Unix
4 10 (1.29%) Solaris
5 6 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.39%) AIX
6 3 (0.39%) Android
6 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (93.44%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (29.99%) Project Management
3 189 (24.32%) PRINCE2
4 140 (18.02%) Scrum
5 134 (17.25%) SDLC
6 119 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 84 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 68 (8.75%) E-Commerce
9 53 (6.82%) User Stories
10 52 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 51 (6.56%) Data Modelling
12 50 (6.44%) Migration
13 47 (6.05%) Content Management
14 44 (5.66%) Analytics
14 44 (5.66%) Mentoring
14 44 (5.66%) RUP
14 44 (5.66%) TOGAF
15 43 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (4.89%) ITIL
16 38 (4.89%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (18.28%) SQL
2 80 (10.30%) Java
3 55 (7.08%) JavaScript
4 33 (4.25%) C#
4 33 (4.25%) PL/SQL
5 22 (2.83%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.19%) C
6 17 (2.19%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.54%) Apex Code
9 10 (1.29%) VBA
10 8 (1.03%) Python
11 7 (0.90%) Groovy
11 7 (0.90%) Perl
11 7 (0.90%) VB
12 4 (0.51%) PHP
13 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.39%) COBOL
13 3 (0.39%) Ruby
13 3 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 55 (7.08%) Degree
3 50 (6.44%) PMI Certification
4 48 (6.18%) SC Cleared
5 41 (5.28%) PMP
5 41 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 37 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 33 (4.25%) ISEB
8 19 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (2.06%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 8 (1.03%) APMP
11 8 (1.03%) CBAP
11 8 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.39%) CAPM
13 2 (0.26%) ACCA
13 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.26%) MBA
14 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.08%) QA
2 13 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.67%) EMIR
3 12 (1.54%) MiFID
4 11 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.90%) WAI
6 6 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.77%) SLA
7 4 (0.51%) Basel III
7 4 (0.51%) WCAG
8 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) COREP
9 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.13%) GAMP
9 1 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) SEPA
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) Docker
4 2 (0.26%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.26%) pfSense
4 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.03%) Puppet
3 6 (0.77%) Control-M
3 6 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.51%) Ansible
4 4 (0.51%) Salt
5 3 (0.39%) Ionix
5 3 (0.39%) Kibana
5 3 (0.39%) logstash
5 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.13%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.14%) Oracle
3 29 (3.73%) HP
4 25 (3.22%) SAP
5 19 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.06%) Google
7 14 (1.80%) IBM
8 12 (1.54%) ATG
8 12 (1.54%) BEA
8 12 (1.54%) EMC
9 11 (1.42%) Citrix
9 11 (1.42%) VMware
10 10 (1.29%) Cognos
10 10 (1.29%) CollabNet
11 9 (1.16%) Pega
12 7 (0.90%) Cisco
12 7 (0.90%) Endeca
12 7 (0.90%) hybris
12 7 (0.90%) Informatica
12 7 (0.90%) Perforce
London
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
harringtonstarr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago