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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 137 175 161
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 358 299 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.28% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.64% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 230 209
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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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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 +36 94 £500 - 33
Croydon - 9 £400 - 3
Canary Wharf -7 6 £525 -32.25%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £365 +14.96%
Docklands, London -5 3 £550 +29.41%
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 663 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (33.52%) Finance
3 185 (25.73%) Project Management
4 148 (20.58%) Banking
5 144 (20.03%) SQL
6 143 (19.89%) SDLC
7 139 (19.33%) Scrum
8 131 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (16.27%) PRINCE2
10 114 (15.86%) Java
11 103 (14.33%) Oracle
12 89 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
13 86 (11.96%) Web Services
13 86 (11.96%) Retail
14 79 (10.99%) E-Commerce
14 79 (10.99%) Microsoft
15 78 (10.85%) QA
16 75 (10.43%) Degree
17 72 (10.01%) Business Analysis
18 71 (9.87%) JIRA
19 67 (9.32%) Linux
20 66 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
21 61 (8.48%) .NET
22 57 (7.93%) Risk Management
23 55 (7.65%) Windows
23 55 (7.65%) CRM
23 55 (7.65%) TDD
23 55 (7.65%) User Experience
24 54 (7.51%) SQL Server
25 53 (7.37%) HTML

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 36 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.45%) WebLogic
3 26 (3.62%) Confluence
4 20 (2.78%) JBoss
5 16 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.09%) CMS
7 13 (1.81%) SAS
8 12 (1.67%) Apache
9 9 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.11%) IIS
10 8 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.97%) FileNet
12 6 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.83%) Node.js
12 6 (0.83%) Documentum
13 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 49 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.26%) MS Project
3 24 (3.34%) MS Office
4 20 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.39%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) Magento
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.42%) BASE24
4 3 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.42%) Unica
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Tridion
6 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.70%) SaaS
3 4 (0.56%) Office 365
4 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
6 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.11%) Internet
2 6 (0.83%) HTTP
3 4 (0.56%) DNS
3 4 (0.56%) DHCP
3 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.56%) SAN
4 3 (0.42%) Broadband
5 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.28%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) DMZ
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.14%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.14%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.50%) Big Data
5 17 (2.36%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.23%) MySQL
7 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.11%) DB2
11 7 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.83%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.70%) QualityStage
13 5 (0.70%) SQL Navigator
13 5 (0.70%) DTS
13 5 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 71 (9.87%) JIRA
2 37 (5.15%) Subversion
3 32 (4.45%) Selenium
4 25 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.34%) Ant
5 24 (3.34%) SoapUI
6 22 (3.06%) Maven
7 20 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 19 (2.64%) Git (software)
9 18 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (1.67%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.25%) JBehave
14 8 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.11%) JUnit
15 7 (0.97%) ClearQuest
15 7 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.97%) CA Gen
General
1 241 (33.52%) Finance
2 148 (20.58%) Banking
3 86 (11.96%) Retail
4 41 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.76%) Retail Banking
6 26 (3.62%) Back Office
7 24 (3.34%) Marketing
8 18 (2.50%) Advertising
9 17 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.36%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.81%) Front Office
10 13 (1.81%) Law
11 12 (1.67%) Billing
12 10 (1.39%) Legal
13 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.97%) Games
14 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.56%) French Language
16 3 (0.42%) Publishing
17 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 208 (28.93%) Analyst
2 157 (21.84%) Business Analyst
3 154 (21.42%) Project Manager
4 122 (16.97%) Developer
5 43 (5.98%) Architect
6 28 (3.89%) Test Analyst
7 27 (3.76%) Programme Manager
8 25 (3.48%) Consultant
9 24 (3.34%) IT Project Manager
9 24 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (2.92%) Tester
11 21 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 21 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
12 15 (2.09%) Test Manager
12 15 (2.09%) Agile Project Manager
13 13 (1.81%) Business Manager
13 13 (1.81%) ScrumMaster
14 12 (1.67%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (1.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (11.96%) Web Services
2 61 (8.48%) .NET
3 53 (7.37%) HTML
3 53 (7.37%) XML
4 51 (7.09%) J2EE
5 39 (5.42%) SOAP
6 30 (4.17%) RESTful
7 24 (3.34%) HTML5
8 21 (2.92%) CSS
8 21 (2.92%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.09%) JSON
9 15 (2.09%) jQuery
10 14 (1.95%) ASP.NET
10 14 (1.95%) WSDL
11 13 (1.81%) XSD
11 13 (1.81%) XSL
12 12 (1.67%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.67%) Middleware
13 11 (1.53%) Spring
13 11 (1.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.65%) User Experience
3 25 (3.48%) Derivative
4 21 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.50%) Video on Demand
7 17 (2.36%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.23%) Social Media
9 14 (1.95%) iPad
9 14 (1.95%) Mainframe
9 14 (1.95%) PMI
10 13 (1.81%) Equities
11 11 (1.53%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.25%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.83%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.32%) Linux
2 55 (7.65%) Windows
3 35 (4.87%) UNIX
4 19 (2.64%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.64%) Android
5 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.11%) Solaris
7 7 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.42%) webOS
10 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (25.73%) Project Management
3 143 (19.89%) SDLC
4 139 (19.33%) Scrum
5 131 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 117 (16.27%) PRINCE2
7 79 (10.99%) E-Commerce
8 72 (10.01%) Business Analysis
9 66 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (7.93%) Risk Management
11 55 (7.65%) CRM
11 55 (7.65%) TDD
12 53 (7.37%) UML
13 49 (6.82%) RUP
14 48 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (6.68%) OO
15 46 (6.40%) Use Case
16 44 (6.12%) Change Management
17 42 (5.84%) Data Modelling
17 42 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 144 (20.03%) SQL
2 114 (15.86%) Java
3 41 (5.70%) C#
4 32 (4.45%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.34%) Groovy
6 21 (2.92%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.95%) PHP
8 12 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.53%) C++
10 8 (1.11%) Ruby
10 8 (1.11%) Perl
11 7 (0.97%) VBA
12 6 (0.83%) Scala
12 6 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.83%) C
13 5 (0.70%) VB
14 4 (0.56%) PHP5
15 3 (0.42%) Python
15 3 (0.42%) XQuery
16 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (10.43%) Degree
2 48 (6.68%) ISEB
3 43 (5.98%) PMI Certification
4 32 (4.45%) PMP
5 31 (4.31%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 17 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 16 (2.23%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.70%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.42%) CAPM
13 3 (0.42%) APMP
14 2 (0.28%) CBAP
14 2 (0.28%) CISSP
14 2 (0.28%) HND
15 1 (0.14%) CISM
15 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.85%) QA
2 8 (1.11%) EMIR
2 8 (1.11%) SLA
3 6 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.56%) COREP
4 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.42%) MiFID
5 3 (0.42%) FATCA
5 3 (0.42%) FINREP
5 3 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) vCloud
2 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.42%) vSphere
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 31 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.70%) Puppet
2 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 103 (14.33%) Oracle
2 79 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.31%) IBM
4 26 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.34%) SAP
6 21 (2.92%) HP
7 19 (2.64%) ATG
8 18 (2.50%) webMethods
9 17 (2.36%) Pega
10 15 (2.09%) Endeca
11 14 (1.95%) Perforce
11 14 (1.95%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.53%) WorldPay
13 10 (1.39%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.11%) Tableau
14 8 (1.11%) Teradata
14 8 (1.11%) BEA
15 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.97%) Kofax
16 6 (0.83%) VMware
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Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
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London
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Rate: £300 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
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Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400.00 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £700.00 per day
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London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £350.00 - £399.00 per annum
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