The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 116 139 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +39
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 501 391 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.19% 1.67% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.00% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 294 223
Median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%
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
19637 19518 19670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.26% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 14002 13948
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 219 246
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.78 £52.02 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
City of London +12 79 £475 +11.76% 20
Croydon -14 8 £383 -8.38% 1
Canary Wharf +4 6 £463 -
Westminster - 4 £513 -
Bromley +1 3 £475 -20.83%
Wimbledon +1 3 £375 -8.53%
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £340 -6.20% 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 914 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (33.79%) Finance
3 262 (27.32%) Project Management
4 192 (20.02%) Scrum
5 185 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 146 (15.22%) Banking
7 135 (14.08%) SQL
8 130 (13.56%) PRINCE2
9 124 (12.93%) Retail
10 117 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 117 (12.20%) JIRA
11 115 (11.99%) SDLC
12 107 (11.16%) HTML
13 106 (11.05%) Business Analysis
14 102 (10.64%) Oracle
15 97 (10.11%) JavaScript
16 95 (9.91%) MS Excel
17 94 (9.80%) Data Modelling
17 94 (9.80%) Java
18 84 (8.76%) CRM
19 82 (8.55%) Change Management
20 80 (8.34%) QA
21 77 (8.03%) E-Commerce
21 77 (8.03%) .NET
21 77 (8.03%) UML
22 75 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
23 68 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
24 67 (6.99%) Security Cleared
24 67 (6.99%) Web Services
25 66 (6.88%) TDD

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 52 (5.42%) Confluence
2 34 (3.55%) WebSphere
3 33 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.09%) CMS
5 15 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.63%) IIS
8 6 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.52%) Mule
9 5 (0.52%) Mule ESB
9 5 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (0.42%) Apache
10 4 (0.42%) JBoss
10 4 (0.42%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 95 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.74%) MS Project
3 40 (4.17%) MS Office
4 31 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.42%) InVision
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.19%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.21%) Radian6
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.25%) Office 365
3 11 (1.15%) SaaS
4 8 (0.83%) Force.com
5 6 (0.63%) PaaS
5 6 (0.63%) Yammer
6 5 (0.52%) IaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) GitHub
8 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.21%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.10%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.25%) Firewall
2 9 (0.94%) Internet
3 8 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.73%) HTTP
4 7 (0.73%) Intranet
5 6 (0.63%) DNS
5 6 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.52%) VPN
7 4 (0.42%) NAS
7 4 (0.42%) SAN
7 4 (0.42%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.21%) Broadband
9 2 (0.21%) FTP
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) DAB
10 1 (0.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.67%) Big Data
4 16 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 15 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (1.04%) MySQL
10 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.52%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 117 (12.20%) JIRA
2 38 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 34 (3.55%) Selenium
4 30 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.92%) SoapUI
6 21 (2.19%) Grunt
7 20 (2.09%) Subversion
8 18 (1.88%) gulp
9 15 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.46%) HP UFT
10 14 (1.46%) LoadRunner
11 12 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.15%) Maven
13 10 (1.04%) JMeter
14 9 (0.94%) Android Studio
14 9 (0.94%) JUnit
15 8 (0.83%) NUnit
16 7 (0.73%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.73%) Zephyr
General
1 324 (33.79%) Finance
2 146 (15.22%) Banking
3 124 (12.93%) Retail
4 58 (6.05%) Marketing
5 35 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 35 (3.65%) Legal
6 34 (3.55%) Advertising
6 34 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 31 (3.23%) Back Office
7 31 (3.23%) Publishing
8 30 (3.13%) Law
9 19 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.56%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.15%) Front Office
12 9 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.73%) Games
14 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Electronics
15 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 247 (25.76%) Project Manager
2 200 (20.86%) Analyst
3 143 (14.91%) Business Analyst
4 102 (10.64%) Developer
5 82 (8.55%) Architect
6 46 (4.80%) Agile Project Manager
7 45 (4.69%) Digital Project Manager
8 36 (3.75%) Senior Manager
9 34 (3.55%) Digital Analyst
10 33 (3.44%) IT Manager
11 32 (3.34%) Delivery Manager
11 32 (3.34%) Digital Business Analyst
11 32 (3.34%) Technical Manager
12 30 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
12 30 (3.13%) Programme Manager
13 28 (2.92%) Test Analyst
14 27 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
14 27 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
15 26 (2.71%) Test Manager
16 25 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.16%) HTML
2 77 (8.03%) .NET
3 67 (6.99%) Web Services
4 63 (6.57%) CSS
5 53 (5.53%) XML
6 38 (3.96%) REST
7 37 (3.86%) SOAP
8 34 (3.55%) JSON
9 31 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 26 (2.71%) J2EE
11 24 (2.50%) jQuery
12 22 (2.29%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (1.77%) Middleware
15 16 (1.67%) HTML5
16 13 (1.36%) .NET Framework
16 13 (1.36%) COM
17 12 (1.25%) Ajax
17 12 (1.25%) JSP
17 12 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 41 (4.28%) User Experience
4 31 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.71%) Equities
6 25 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 23 (2.40%) Fixed Income
8 23 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.46%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.25%) PMI
11 11 (1.15%) Fintech
12 10 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.04%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.94%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.83%) Psychology
14 8 (0.83%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.73%) Data Conversion
15 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.15%) Windows
2 38 (3.96%) Unix
3 25 (2.61%) Android
3 25 (2.61%) Linux
4 14 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.42%) Solaris
7 3 (0.31%) CentOS
7 3 (0.31%) zOS
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.10%) AIX
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 914 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (27.32%) Project Management
3 192 (20.02%) Scrum
4 185 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (13.56%) PRINCE2
6 115 (11.99%) SDLC
7 106 (11.05%) Business Analysis
8 94 (9.80%) Data Modelling
9 84 (8.76%) CRM
10 82 (8.55%) Change Management
11 77 (8.03%) E-Commerce
11 77 (8.03%) UML
12 68 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 66 (6.88%) TDD
14 65 (6.78%) Use Case
15 53 (5.53%) Software Engineering
16 51 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (5.32%) User Stories
17 50 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (5.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 135 (14.08%) SQL
2 97 (10.11%) JavaScript
3 94 (9.80%) Java
4 54 (5.63%) C#
5 30 (3.13%) C
6 28 (2.92%) PL/SQL
7 18 (1.88%) C++
8 14 (1.46%) Ruby
9 11 (1.15%) PHP
9 11 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.15%) VBA
10 8 (0.83%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.63%) Perl
13 5 (0.52%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.52%) Python
14 4 (0.42%) Groovy
15 3 (0.31%) COBOL
15 3 (0.31%) JCL
16 2 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.88%) Degree
3 42 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.23%) PMP
5 24 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 24 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.36%) ISEB
8 12 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.52%) CBAP
10 5 (0.52%) CISSP
11 4 (0.42%) APMP
11 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.31%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.31%) MAPM
13 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.10%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (8.34%) QA
2 23 (2.40%) WAI
3 15 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.56%) MiFID
4 7 (0.73%) WCAG
5 4 (0.42%) EMIR
5 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.21%) FATCA
7 2 (0.21%) SEPA
7 2 (0.21%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) P3O
8 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.42%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.21%) vCloud
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.56%) Puppet
4 5 (0.52%) Ansible
5 4 (0.42%) DBAmp
6 2 (0.21%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.21%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.21%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.21%) Kibana
6 2 (0.21%) logstash
6 2 (0.21%) MOM
6 2 (0.21%) Salt
6 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Terraform
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 117 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 102 (10.64%) Oracle
3 63 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (5.01%) SAP
5 29 (3.02%) IBM
6 24 (2.50%) HP
7 23 (2.40%) Hyperion
8 21 (2.19%) Sitecore
9 19 (1.98%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.04%) Google
10 10 (1.04%) Guidewire
11 9 (0.94%) Cognos
11 9 (0.94%) Rally
12 8 (0.83%) Tableau
13 7 (0.73%) ATG
13 7 (0.73%) VMware
14 6 (0.63%) Adobe
14 6 (0.63%) Infor
14 6 (0.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 6 (0.63%) ServiceNow
West London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 15 days ago