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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 130 161 175
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +14
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 347 280 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.32% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.68% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 200 178
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£425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.43% +138.46%
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
16179 16694 15274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.76% 78.62% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11415 11444 10751
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 231
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.53 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £76.75 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +29 103 £425 -10.52% 44
Docklands, London - 5 £425 -
Croydon -5 3 £495 +10.00% 1
Bromley +7 2 £750 +87.50% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 658 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (29.78%) Finance
3 197 (27.67%) Project Management
4 165 (23.17%) Scrum
5 164 (23.03%) Banking
6 148 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 134 (18.82%) SQL
8 108 (15.17%) E-Commerce
9 106 (14.89%) Java
10 96 (13.48%) Oracle
11 93 (13.06%) PRINCE2
12 92 (12.92%) Retail
13 83 (11.66%) Web Services
14 82 (11.52%) TDD
15 81 (11.38%) QA
16 79 (11.10%) Microsoft
17 77 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
18 76 (10.67%) Business Analysis
19 68 (9.55%) HTML
20 67 (9.41%) .NET
21 66 (9.27%) Degree
22 65 (9.13%) ISEB
22 65 (9.13%) Data Modelling
23 60 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
24 59 (8.29%) Linux
25 56 (7.87%) Windows
26 53 (7.44%) XML
26 53 (7.44%) J2EE
27 52 (7.30%) SQL Server
27 52 (7.30%) Workflow

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 39 (5.48%) WebLogic
2 38 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.07%) CMS
4 27 (3.79%) JBoss
5 16 (2.25%) SAS
6 14 (1.97%) Confluence
7 11 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.54%) IIS
8 10 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.98%) FileNet
10 7 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.84%) Documentum
11 6 (0.84%) Apache
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
14 3 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.42%) Captiva
Applications
1 47 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.20%) MS Project
3 36 (5.06%) MS Office
4 19 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.84%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.42%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.84%) Magento
4 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.42%) BASE24
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.28%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.28%) Endur
8 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.14%) Cordys
8 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.14%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.98%) SaaS
2 3 (0.42%) IaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Office 365
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.14%) Trello
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.12%) Intranet
1 8 (1.12%) Internet
2 7 (0.98%) HTTP
3 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.42%) Broadband
5 2 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.14%) GPRS
6 1 (0.14%) GSM
6 1 (0.14%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.14%) DMZ
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (3.09%) Big Data
4 18 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.83%) MySQL
7 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.54%) QlikView
9 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.26%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.98%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.84%) SQL Navigator
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 51 (7.16%) JIRA
2 44 (6.18%) Selenium
3 33 (4.63%) Subversion
4 30 (4.21%) Ant
5 29 (4.07%) Maven
6 27 (3.79%) Cucumber
6 27 (3.79%) SoapUI
7 23 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.09%) WebDriver
9 20 (2.81%) Jenkins
10 18 (2.53%) Visual Studio
11 17 (2.39%) Git (software)
12 13 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (1.54%) LoadRunner
13 11 (1.54%) JUnit
13 11 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.26%) TestNG
14 9 (1.26%) Hudson
14 9 (1.26%) JBehave
15 8 (1.12%) NeoLoad
General
1 212 (29.78%) Finance
2 164 (23.03%) Banking
3 92 (12.92%) Retail
4 52 (7.30%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.20%) Back Office
6 33 (4.63%) Retail Banking
7 24 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 21 (2.95%) Advertising
9 19 (2.67%) Marketing
10 18 (2.53%) Front Office
11 16 (2.25%) Telecoms
12 15 (2.11%) Legal
13 10 (1.40%) Publishing
13 10 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.98%) Billing
15 6 (0.84%) Games
16 4 (0.56%) Law
16 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.56%) French Language
17 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 226 (31.74%) Analyst
2 172 (24.16%) Business Analyst
3 145 (20.37%) Project Manager
4 128 (17.98%) Developer
5 31 (4.35%) Architect
6 30 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
7 28 (3.93%) Test Analyst
8 23 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 20 (2.81%) Tester
10 18 (2.53%) Consultant
11 16 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (2.25%) Technical Manager
11 16 (2.25%) Digital Project Manager
11 16 (2.25%) Banking Business Analyst
12 15 (2.11%) Systems Analyst
13 14 (1.97%) Technical Project Manager
13 14 (1.97%) Java Developer
14 13 (1.83%) Test Engineer
14 13 (1.83%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.66%) Web Services
2 68 (9.55%) HTML
3 67 (9.41%) .NET
4 53 (7.44%) J2EE
4 53 (7.44%) XML
5 34 (4.78%) SOAP
6 30 (4.21%) RESTful
7 25 (3.51%) CSS
8 23 (3.23%) HTML5
9 19 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 19 (2.67%) XSD
9 19 (2.67%) XSL
9 19 (2.67%) WSDL
10 18 (2.53%) ASP.NET
10 18 (2.53%) jQuery
11 16 (2.25%) JSON
12 12 (1.69%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.54%) Middleware
14 9 (1.26%) Hibernate
14 9 (1.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.76%) User Experience
3 28 (3.93%) Open Source
3 28 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.65%) iPad
5 21 (2.95%) Social Media
6 20 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.39%) Video on Demand
9 15 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.54%) Derivative
11 10 (1.40%) PMI
12 9 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.26%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.12%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.12%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.98%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.98%) Equities
15 6 (0.84%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.29%) Linux
2 56 (7.87%) Windows
3 33 (4.63%) Android
3 33 (4.63%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.97%) UNIX
5 7 (0.98%) Solaris
6 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.56%) webOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (27.67%) Project Management
3 165 (23.17%) Scrum
4 148 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 108 (15.17%) E-Commerce
6 93 (13.06%) PRINCE2
7 82 (11.52%) TDD
8 76 (10.67%) Business Analysis
9 65 (9.13%) Data Modelling
10 60 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (7.30%) Workflow
12 50 (7.02%) Risk Management
13 47 (6.60%) Test Scripting
14 46 (6.46%) V-Model
15 45 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (5.90%) CRM
18 41 (5.76%) User Stories
19 39 (5.48%) Test Automation
20 38 (5.34%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 134 (18.82%) SQL
2 106 (14.89%) Java
3 44 (6.18%) C#
4 35 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 33 (4.63%) Groovy
6 18 (2.53%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.83%) Ruby
8 10 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.26%) Python
9 9 (1.26%) Perl
9 9 (1.26%) Scala
10 8 (1.12%) VBA
10 8 (1.12%) PHP
11 7 (0.98%) C
11 7 (0.98%) VB
12 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.70%) C++
14 3 (0.42%) XQuery
14 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (9.27%) Degree
2 65 (9.13%) ISEB
3 31 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 24 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 23 (3.23%) PMP
6 18 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (2.11%) VCP4
9 12 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.26%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.84%) CBAP
14 5 (0.70%) IBM Certification
15 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.42%) HND
16 3 (0.42%) APMP
17 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
18 1 (0.14%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.38%) QA
2 11 (1.54%) EMIR
3 6 (0.84%) FINREP
4 4 (0.56%) COBIT
4 4 (0.56%) MiFID
4 4 (0.56%) P3O
5 3 (0.42%) SLA
5 3 (0.42%) FATCA
5 3 (0.42%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) WAI
6 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.28%) vCloud
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.14%) GridGain
3 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) Control-M
3 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (13.48%) Oracle
2 79 (11.10%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.37%) HP
4 23 (3.23%) ATG
5 20 (2.81%) SAP
5 20 (2.81%) Endeca
6 19 (2.67%) Perforce
6 19 (2.67%) IBM
7 16 (2.25%) Business Objects
7 16 (2.25%) Pega
8 14 (1.97%) Siebel
9 11 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.54%) webMethods
9 11 (1.54%) Tableau
10 10 (1.40%) Google
11 8 (1.12%) Open Text
11 8 (1.12%) Informatica
11 8 (1.12%) Cognos
11 8 (1.12%) BEA
12 7 (0.98%) Hyperion
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £80,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £339 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Platform People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Rate: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 25 days ago