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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 175 149 168
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 305 376 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.48% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.92% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 264 254
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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
18791 19557 19479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.57% 77.01% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13104 13695 13102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 364
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
City of London -23 68 £450 +4.65% 23
Canary Wharf +16 3 £450 -
Docklands, London - 3 £425 -
Surbiton - 2 £500 - 1
Bromley +2 1 £475 +5.55% 2
Croydon - 1 £501 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Teddington - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 191 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (31.93%) Finance
3 159 (26.86%) Project Management
4 125 (21.11%) Scrum
5 113 (19.09%) SQL
6 108 (18.24%) Oracle
7 105 (17.74%) Web Services
8 101 (17.06%) Banking
9 99 (16.72%) Retail
10 90 (15.20%) HTML
11 86 (14.53%) Java
12 85 (14.36%) PRINCE2
13 84 (14.19%) E-Commerce
14 80 (13.51%) XML
15 79 (13.34%) Linux
16 70 (11.82%) .NET
17 66 (11.15%) Microsoft
18 65 (10.98%) TDD
19 63 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
20 62 (10.47%) SQL Server
21 61 (10.30%) Degree
22 60 (10.14%) SOAP
23 59 (9.97%) Business Analysis
24 57 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
25 56 (9.46%) RESTful
26 55 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
27 53 (8.95%) J2EE
27 53 (8.95%) ERP
28 51 (8.61%) Subversion
29 50 (8.45%) QA

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 47 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 36 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (2.70%) CMS
5 15 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (2.03%) SAS
7 9 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.52%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.84%) Drupal
9 5 (0.84%) Node.js
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.68%) IIS
10 4 (0.68%) Apache
11 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.51%) Confluence
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.34%) Documentum
12 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (3.89%) MS Project
2 21 (3.55%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.04%) MS Office
4 11 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.18%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.84%) SPSS
7 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (3.89%) Markit EDM
2 21 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.34%) Agresso
4 2 (0.34%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) SaaS
2 5 (0.84%) Office 365
3 4 (0.68%) PaaS
3 4 (0.68%) Force.com
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.34%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) HTTP
1 6 (1.01%) Intranet
2 5 (0.84%) Internet
2 5 (0.84%) Firewall
3 3 (0.51%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) MVNO
5 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.59%) QlikView
3 34 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (4.22%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.05%) Data Mining
7 22 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.53%) Big Data
9 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.35%) MySQL
11 7 (1.18%) Star Schema
11 7 (1.18%) DTS
11 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.01%) ProClarity
12 6 (1.01%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.84%) DB2
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 51 (8.61%) Subversion
2 44 (7.43%) Maven
3 42 (7.09%) Ant
4 26 (4.39%) Selenium
5 21 (3.55%) SoapUI
6 19 (3.21%) Visual Studio
7 18 (3.04%) JIRA
8 15 (2.53%) Calabash
9 10 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 8 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.35%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.84%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.68%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.51%) WinRunner
13 3 (0.51%) NUnit
13 3 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 189 (31.93%) Finance
2 101 (17.06%) Banking
3 99 (16.72%) Retail
4 41 (6.93%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.87%) Marketing
6 16 (2.70%) Advertising
7 15 (2.53%) Games
8 14 (2.36%) Back Office
8 14 (2.36%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.86%) Front Office
9 11 (1.86%) Legal
10 10 (1.69%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.01%) Publishing
13 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.34%) Billing
15 2 (0.34%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
16 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (27.70%) Analyst
2 122 (20.61%) Project Manager
3 118 (19.93%) Developer
4 113 (19.09%) Business Analyst
5 35 (5.91%) Architect
6 29 (4.90%) Tester
7 28 (4.73%) Test Analyst
8 23 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.55%) Test Leader
10 18 (3.04%) Senior Manager
11 15 (2.53%) ScrumMaster
12 14 (2.36%) Consultant
12 14 (2.36%) Senior Project Manager
13 13 (2.20%) Test Manager
14 12 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (2.03%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (2.03%) Agile Business Analyst
15 11 (1.86%) Agile Project Manager
16 10 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
16 10 (1.69%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (17.74%) Web Services
2 90 (15.20%) HTML
3 80 (13.51%) XML
4 70 (11.82%) .NET
5 60 (10.14%) SOAP
6 56 (9.46%) RESTful
7 53 (8.95%) J2EE
8 41 (6.93%) XSD
9 40 (6.76%) WSDL
10 39 (6.59%) XSL
11 36 (6.08%) CSS
12 28 (4.73%) HTML5
13 18 (3.04%) Middleware
14 17 (2.87%) jQuery
15 16 (2.70%) ASP.NET
16 14 (2.36%) CSS3
17 13 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (1.86%) JSON
19 10 (1.69%) XSLT
19 10 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 43 (7.26%) Social Media
2 43 (7.26%) iPad
3 17 (2.87%) Open Source
4 15 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 15 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 13 (2.20%) Derivative
7 11 (1.86%) PMI
8 10 (1.69%) Swaptions
8 10 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.01%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.01%) Equities
12 5 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.34%) Linux
2 25 (4.22%) Windows
3 22 (3.72%) Solaris
4 21 (3.55%) UNIX
5 18 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.53%) Android
7 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (26.86%) Project Management
3 125 (21.11%) Scrum
4 85 (14.36%) PRINCE2
5 84 (14.19%) E-Commerce
6 65 (10.98%) TDD
7 63 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (9.97%) Business Analysis
9 57 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 53 (8.95%) ERP
12 49 (8.28%) Content Management
13 46 (7.77%) CRM
14 44 (7.43%) Test Scripting
15 39 (6.59%) Analytics
16 37 (6.25%) SOA
17 35 (5.91%) Data Modelling
18 34 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (5.57%) ETL
19 33 (5.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (19.09%) SQL
2 86 (14.53%) Java
3 41 (6.93%) Groovy
4 39 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.74%) C#
6 27 (4.56%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.52%) VBA
8 8 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.01%) Python
10 6 (1.01%) C
11 5 (0.84%) Perl
11 5 (0.84%) PHP
11 5 (0.84%) VB
11 5 (0.84%) Ruby
12 4 (0.68%) XPath
12 4 (0.68%) Scala
13 3 (0.51%) R
13 3 (0.51%) VBScript
14 2 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 61 (10.30%) Degree
2 38 (6.42%) ISTQB
3 33 (5.57%) ISEB
4 31 (5.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (3.72%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.35%) PMP
8 8 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.84%) APMP
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.17%) IIBA
12 1 (0.17%) CBAP
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.45%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) Solvency II
2 7 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (4.22%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.86%) Control-M
3 5 (0.84%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 108 (18.24%) Oracle
2 66 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 48 (8.11%) JBoss
4 41 (6.93%) Endeca
5 39 (6.59%) ATG
5 39 (6.59%) Perforce
6 13 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.20%) SAP
7 12 (2.03%) Informatica
8 9 (1.52%) Siebel
8 9 (1.52%) IBM
9 8 (1.35%) Open Text
10 7 (1.18%) RedDot
10 7 (1.18%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.01%) Cognos
11 6 (1.01%) Adobe
11 6 (1.01%) Actuate
11 6 (1.01%) HP
12 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.84%) Google
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