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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 129 141 156
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 353 329 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.51% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.93% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 248 190
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £342 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
16355 17081 15030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.93% 78.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11712 11808 10440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 234 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 -1 92 £425 -5.55% 47
Bromley +9 5 £625 +58.62% 3
Docklands, London +13 3 - -
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Brentford - 3 - -
Canary Wharf +9 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -10 1 £365 -14.11%
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 629 (91.96%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (29.68%) Project Management
2 203 (29.68%) Finance
3 151 (22.08%) Scrum
4 142 (20.76%) Banking
5 140 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 115 (16.81%) E-Commerce
7 112 (16.37%) SQL
8 100 (14.62%) Java
9 99 (14.47%) Web Services
10 96 (14.04%) Retail
11 87 (12.72%) Oracle
12 85 (12.43%) PRINCE2
13 79 (11.55%) TDD
14 78 (11.40%) QA
15 76 (11.11%) Business Analysis
16 75 (10.96%) HTML
17 72 (10.53%) Microsoft
18 69 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
19 66 (9.65%) .NET
20 62 (9.06%) XML
20 62 (9.06%) ISEB
21 59 (8.63%) Data Modelling
22 55 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
23 53 (7.75%) Degree
24 51 (7.46%) Linux
24 51 (7.46%) Workflow
25 49 (7.16%) Investment Banking
26 48 (7.02%) User Experience
27 47 (6.87%) SQL Server

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 28 (4.09%) JBoss
4 27 (3.95%) CMS
5 16 (2.34%) SAS
6 11 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (1.61%) IIS
7 9 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.02%) Confluence
8 7 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.02%) FileNet
9 6 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.73%) Documentum
11 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.58%) Apache
11 4 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.39%) MS Office
3 27 (3.95%) MS Project
4 15 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.17%) SPSS
5 8 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.88%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.44%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (1.02%) Magento
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.44%) BASE24
5 2 (0.29%) Endur
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.29%) assyst
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.15%) Cordys
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.15%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.88%) SaaS
2 4 (0.58%) Office 365
3 3 (0.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.15%) Trello
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.32%) Intranet
2 7 (1.02%) HTTP
3 5 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.15%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) GPRS
4 1 (0.15%) GSM
4 1 (0.15%) LAN
4 1 (0.15%) WAN
4 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.63%) QlikView
5 17 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.90%) Big Data
6 13 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 11 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.61%) MySQL
8 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.02%) Spotfire
12 6 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.73%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (6.73%) JIRA
1 46 (6.73%) Selenium
2 33 (4.82%) Subversion
3 28 (4.09%) Maven
4 26 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 25 (3.65%) Ant
6 23 (3.36%) SoapUI
6 23 (3.36%) WebDriver
7 21 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (2.49%) Git (software)
9 12 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.75%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.61%) JUnit
10 11 (1.61%) LoadRunner
11 10 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (1.46%) JBehave
12 9 (1.32%) TestNG
12 9 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.32%) Hudson
13 8 (1.17%) NeoLoad
General
1 203 (29.68%) Finance
2 142 (20.76%) Banking
3 96 (14.04%) Retail
4 49 (7.16%) Investment Banking
5 38 (5.56%) Back Office
6 31 (4.53%) Retail Banking
7 26 (3.80%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.92%) Advertising
9 19 (2.78%) Marketing
10 15 (2.19%) Front Office
11 14 (2.05%) Legal
12 13 (1.90%) Telecoms
13 10 (1.46%) Publishing
14 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.88%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.73%) Games
17 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.29%) Billing
18 2 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 233 (34.06%) Analyst
2 173 (25.29%) Business Analyst
3 138 (20.18%) Project Manager
4 118 (17.25%) Developer
5 31 (4.53%) Test Analyst
6 30 (4.39%) Architect
7 28 (4.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 21 (3.07%) Tester
9 19 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (2.78%) Senior Manager
9 19 (2.78%) Programme Manager
10 17 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
11 16 (2.34%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.19%) Digital Project Manager
12 15 (2.19%) Banking Business Analyst
12 15 (2.19%) Technical Manager
13 14 (2.05%) Technical Project Manager
13 14 (2.05%) Java Developer
14 13 (1.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (14.47%) Web Services
2 75 (10.96%) HTML
3 66 (9.65%) .NET
4 62 (9.06%) XML
5 43 (6.29%) J2EE
6 40 (5.85%) RESTful
7 38 (5.56%) SOAP
8 32 (4.68%) CSS
9 25 (3.65%) HTML5
10 23 (3.36%) WSDL
10 23 (3.36%) XSD
11 22 (3.22%) XSL
12 17 (2.49%) jQuery
12 17 (2.49%) JSON
12 17 (2.49%) ASP.NET
13 16 (2.34%) Middleware
14 12 (1.75%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.46%) REST
16 9 (1.32%) AngularJS
17 8 (1.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.02%) User Experience
3 43 (6.29%) Open Source
4 37 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 30 (4.39%) iPad
6 23 (3.36%) Social Media
7 16 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.34%) Video on Demand
7 16 (2.34%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.46%) Derivative
10 10 (1.46%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.32%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.17%) PMI
12 8 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.17%) iPhone
13 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.46%) Linux
2 45 (6.58%) Windows
3 40 (5.85%) Android
3 40 (5.85%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.75%) UNIX
5 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.73%) Solaris
6 4 (0.58%) webOS
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (91.96%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (29.68%) Project Management
3 151 (22.08%) Scrum
4 140 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (16.81%) E-Commerce
6 85 (12.43%) PRINCE2
7 79 (11.55%) TDD
8 76 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 59 (8.63%) Data Modelling
10 55 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 51 (7.46%) Workflow
12 45 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (6.29%) ERP
13 43 (6.29%) Test Scripting
13 43 (6.29%) V-Model
14 41 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (5.70%) BDD
16 38 (5.56%) User Stories
17 36 (5.26%) CRM
18 34 (4.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 112 (16.37%) SQL
2 100 (14.62%) Java
3 44 (6.43%) C#
4 43 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.41%) Groovy
6 13 (1.90%) Ruby
7 12 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.61%) Scala
9 10 (1.46%) C
10 8 (1.17%) Python
11 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.88%) C++
12 6 (0.88%) PHP
12 6 (0.88%) VB
13 4 (0.58%) Perl
13 4 (0.58%) VBA
14 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.44%) XPath
14 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (9.06%) ISEB
2 53 (7.75%) Degree
3 24 (3.51%) PMI Certification
4 23 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 17 (2.49%) PMP
6 16 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.73%) APMP
11 5 (0.73%) CBAP
11 5 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.73%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.29%) HND
14 1 (0.15%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.40%) QA
2 10 (1.46%) EMIR
3 5 (0.73%) FINREP
4 4 (0.58%) COBIT
4 4 (0.58%) P3O
5 3 (0.44%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.44%) FATCA
5 3 (0.44%) MiFID
6 2 (0.29%) WAI
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) GridGain
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
2 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Control-M
3 2 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (12.72%) Oracle
2 72 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.36%) HP
3 23 (3.36%) ATG
4 22 (3.22%) Endeca
4 22 (3.22%) Perforce
5 20 (2.92%) SAP
6 13 (1.90%) Google
6 13 (1.90%) Siebel
7 12 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.61%) Tableau
8 11 (1.61%) IBM
9 10 (1.46%) Informatica
9 10 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.46%) Cognos
10 7 (1.02%) Palantir
10 7 (1.02%) Adobe
10 7 (1.02%) Open Text
10 7 (1.02%) Kofax
10 7 (1.02%) Hyperion
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + initial 6 month term
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £70000 - £71000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago