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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 131 175 145
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 396 294 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.73% 1.28% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.62% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 218 252
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -32.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.00
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
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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 +27 106 £425 -15.00% 28
Kingston Upon Thames +6 7 £363 +24.46% 1
Feltham - 4 £325 -
Croydon - 4 £388 - 2
Paddington - 3 £400 -
Docklands, London -1 2 £550 +14.28%
Canary Wharf -11 2 £550 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £488 - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 723 (91.52%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (35.82%) Finance
3 203 (25.70%) Project Management
4 172 (21.77%) Scrum
5 150 (18.99%) SQL
5 150 (18.99%) SDLC
6 146 (18.48%) Banking
7 143 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 129 (16.33%) PRINCE2
9 123 (15.57%) Java
10 104 (13.16%) Oracle
11 97 (12.28%) Retail
12 90 (11.39%) Web Services
13 85 (10.76%) Microsoft
14 84 (10.63%) E-Commerce
14 84 (10.63%) Business Analysis
14 84 (10.63%) Degree
14 84 (10.63%) JIRA
15 79 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (9.62%) QA
17 74 (9.37%) User Acceptance Testing
18 69 (8.73%) Linux
19 67 (8.48%) CRM
20 63 (7.97%) .NET
21 62 (7.85%) UML
21 62 (7.85%) Change Management
22 61 (7.72%) J2EE
23 58 (7.34%) User Stories
24 57 (7.22%) SQL Server
25 55 (6.96%) OO

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 35 (4.43%) SharePoint
1 35 (4.43%) Confluence
2 34 (4.30%) WebLogic
3 22 (2.78%) JBoss
4 20 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.77%) Apache
6 13 (1.65%) SAS
7 12 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.52%) CMS
8 10 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.89%) FileNet
10 6 (0.76%) IIS
10 6 (0.76%) Documentum
10 6 (0.76%) Node.js
11 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 53 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.57%) MS Project
3 29 (3.67%) MS Office
4 22 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.52%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.63%) Agresso
4 4 (0.51%) Magento
5 3 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.38%) Unica
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) BASE24
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.89%) SaaS
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.51%) Office 365
4 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.27%) Internet
2 5 (0.63%) HTTP
3 4 (0.51%) DNS
3 4 (0.51%) SAN
3 4 (0.51%) DHCP
4 3 (0.38%) LDAP
4 3 (0.38%) Broadband
5 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.25%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.25%) MVNO
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.13%) RTSP
6 1 (0.13%) DSL
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.41%) Big Data
6 17 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.15%) MySQL
7 14 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.52%) DB2
9 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.01%) EDRMS
11 7 (0.89%) QualityStage
11 7 (0.89%) DTS
12 6 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.63%) SQL Navigator
14 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (10.63%) JIRA
2 42 (5.32%) Subversion
3 30 (3.80%) Maven
4 27 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 26 (3.29%) Ant
6 25 (3.16%) Selenium
7 22 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 18 (2.28%) Git (software)
9 17 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.03%) HP UFT
11 15 (1.90%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (1.52%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.14%) CA Gen
16 7 (0.89%) JBehave
16 7 (0.89%) ClearQuest
17 6 (0.76%) JUnit
17 6 (0.76%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 283 (35.82%) Finance
2 146 (18.48%) Banking
3 97 (12.28%) Retail
4 45 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.16%) Marketing
6 22 (2.78%) Retail Banking
7 21 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.15%) Back Office
9 16 (2.03%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.77%) Billing
10 14 (1.77%) Law
10 14 (1.77%) Advertising
11 13 (1.65%) Legal
11 13 (1.65%) Front Office
12 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.76%) Publishing
14 5 (0.63%) Games
14 5 (0.63%) French Language
15 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (28.48%) Analyst
2 184 (23.29%) Project Manager
3 173 (21.90%) Business Analyst
4 132 (16.71%) Developer
5 50 (6.33%) Architect
6 31 (3.92%) Programme Manager
6 31 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 30 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
8 29 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (3.04%) Consultant
11 23 (2.91%) Java Developer
12 22 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
13 21 (2.66%) Digital Project Manager
13 21 (2.66%) Agile Project Manager
14 20 (2.53%) Tester
15 19 (2.41%) Test Manager
16 18 (2.28%) ScrumMaster
17 15 (1.90%) Senior Manager
18 14 (1.77%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.39%) Web Services
2 63 (7.97%) .NET
3 61 (7.72%) J2EE
4 55 (6.96%) XML
5 54 (6.84%) HTML
6 47 (5.95%) SOAP
7 28 (3.54%) RESTful
8 22 (2.78%) HTML5
9 20 (2.53%) CSS
9 20 (2.53%) AngularJS
10 17 (2.15%) WSDL
11 15 (1.90%) XSD
11 15 (1.90%) XSL
11 15 (1.90%) Spring
12 13 (1.65%) Hibernate
12 13 (1.65%) REST
12 13 (1.65%) ASP.NET
12 13 (1.65%) Middleware
13 12 (1.52%) JSON
14 11 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.71%) User Experience
3 25 (3.16%) Derivative
4 23 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.28%) Social Media
7 18 (2.28%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.03%) PMI
8 16 (2.03%) Equities
9 15 (1.90%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.90%) iPad
9 15 (1.90%) Video on Demand
10 13 (1.65%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.52%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.01%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.73%) Linux
2 52 (6.58%) Windows
3 41 (5.19%) UNIX
4 16 (2.03%) Android
4 16 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.76%) Solaris
8 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.25%) webOS
8 2 (0.25%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (91.52%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (25.70%) Project Management
3 172 (21.77%) Scrum
4 150 (18.99%) SDLC
5 143 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (16.33%) PRINCE2
7 84 (10.63%) E-Commerce
7 84 (10.63%) Business Analysis
8 74 (9.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 67 (8.48%) CRM
10 62 (7.85%) UML
10 62 (7.85%) Change Management
11 58 (7.34%) User Stories
12 55 (6.96%) OO
12 55 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (6.84%) TDD
14 52 (6.58%) Risk Management
15 50 (6.33%) RUP
16 49 (6.20%) Use Case
17 48 (6.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 150 (18.99%) SQL
2 123 (15.57%) Java
3 43 (5.44%) C#
4 32 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.04%) PL/SQL
6 20 (2.53%) Groovy
7 14 (1.77%) PHP
8 13 (1.65%) Ruby
9 12 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.39%) Perl
10 11 (1.39%) C++
11 10 (1.27%) VBA
12 7 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.76%) VB
14 5 (0.63%) Python
14 5 (0.63%) PHP5
15 4 (0.51%) C
16 3 (0.38%) XQuery
17 2 (0.25%) COBOL
17 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (10.63%) Degree
2 48 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 45 (5.70%) ISEB
4 36 (4.56%) Security Cleared
5 35 (4.43%) PMP
6 23 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.66%) ISTQB
8 18 (2.28%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.63%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.51%) APMP
15 3 (0.38%) CAPM
16 2 (0.25%) CISSP
17 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 1 (0.13%) HND
17 1 (0.13%) CISM
17 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.62%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) SLA
3 7 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.89%) COREP
4 4 (0.51%) FINREP
4 4 (0.51%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.51%) Basel III
4 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.38%) EMIR
5 3 (0.38%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.63%) vCloud
3 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.38%) vSphere
4 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.13%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 35 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.89%) Puppet
2 7 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.51%) Control-M
4 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (13.16%) Oracle
2 85 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.81%) IBM
4 32 (4.05%) SAP
4 32 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (3.80%) HP
6 21 (2.66%) webMethods
6 21 (2.66%) ATG
7 19 (2.41%) Pega
8 18 (2.28%) Business Objects
9 17 (2.15%) Endeca
10 16 (2.03%) Perforce
11 12 (1.52%) Teradata
11 12 (1.52%) WorldPay
12 11 (1.39%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.27%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.14%) Tableau
14 9 (1.14%) BEA
15 8 (1.01%) VMware
16 7 (0.89%) Kofax
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