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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 142 133 157
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 357 404 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.63% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.10% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 297 221
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £50.00
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
18116 19252 17120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.33% 77.66% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13360 13477 11722
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 243 308
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 88 £425 -5.55% 25
Croydon +1 9 £463 +23.33%
Bromley +11 8 £606 -
Hammersmith +10 6 £375 -
Uxbridge +4 6 £390 -38.33%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £365 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Surbiton - 1 £388 -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 605 (91.81%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (31.71%) Project Management
3 193 (29.29%) Finance
4 151 (22.91%) Scrum
5 120 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 115 (17.45%) Banking
7 110 (16.69%) Web Services
7 110 (16.69%) E-Commerce
8 107 (16.24%) SQL
9 99 (15.02%) Retail
10 98 (14.87%) PRINCE2
11 93 (14.11%) HTML
11 93 (14.11%) Oracle
12 80 (12.14%) Java
12 80 (12.14%) Microsoft
12 80 (12.14%) TDD
13 79 (11.99%) Business Analysis
13 79 (11.99%) .NET
14 75 (11.38%) XML
15 64 (9.71%) QA
16 59 (8.95%) SQL Server
17 57 (8.65%) ERP
18 56 (8.50%) Linux
19 53 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
20 52 (7.89%) RESTful
21 51 (7.74%) Data Modelling
22 50 (7.59%) J2EE
22 50 (7.59%) JavaScript
22 50 (7.59%) Degree
23 49 (7.44%) SOAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 44 (6.68%) WebLogic
2 42 (6.37%) JBoss
3 33 (5.01%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.10%) CMS
5 19 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (2.28%) SAS
8 9 (1.37%) MS Project Server
9 8 (1.21%) IIS
10 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.76%) Node.js
13 4 (0.61%) Confluence
13 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
14 2 (0.30%) Apache
14 2 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (4.86%) MS Office
2 29 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 24 (3.64%) MS Project
4 11 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.21%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.21%) SPSS
6 7 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.91%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 22 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.58%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.46%) Magento
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Endur
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.30%) assyst
5 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
6 1 (0.15%) BASE24
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.15%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.15%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.76%) SaaS
2 4 (0.61%) Office 365
3 3 (0.46%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Trello
5 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.37%) Intranet
2 4 (0.61%) HTTP
2 4 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
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%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.40%) QlikView
3 24 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 20 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.12%) Big Data
8 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.06%) MySQL
10 7 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.76%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.76%) Data Mart
13 4 (0.61%) Star Schema
13 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.46%) DTS
Development Applications
1 45 (6.83%) Subversion
2 38 (5.77%) Maven
3 35 (5.31%) Ant
4 31 (4.70%) JIRA
5 28 (4.25%) Selenium
6 24 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.28%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.97%) LoadRunner
10 12 (1.82%) SoapUI
11 11 (1.67%) Git (software)
11 11 (1.67%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.06%) Calabash
12 7 (1.06%) NeoLoad
12 7 (1.06%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (0.76%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.76%) eggPlant
14 5 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
14 5 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 193 (29.29%) Finance
2 115 (17.45%) Banking
3 99 (15.02%) Retail
4 41 (6.22%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.49%) Back Office
5 23 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 21 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.73%) Legal
8 17 (2.58%) Front Office
9 16 (2.43%) Marketing
10 12 (1.82%) Advertising
11 11 (1.67%) Publishing
12 9 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.91%) Games
15 5 (0.76%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.61%) German Language
17 3 (0.46%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 214 (32.47%) Analyst
2 156 (23.67%) Business Analyst
3 141 (21.40%) Project Manager
4 119 (18.06%) Developer
5 33 (5.01%) Test Analyst
6 30 (4.55%) Architect
7 24 (3.64%) Senior Manager
8 23 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
9 20 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
10 18 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (2.73%) Tester
10 18 (2.73%) Programme Manager
11 17 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (2.43%) Test Engineer
13 15 (2.28%) Consultant
13 15 (2.28%) Front-End Developer
14 14 (2.12%) Digital Project Manager
14 14 (2.12%) Technical Manager
15 13 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (1.97%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (16.69%) Web Services
2 93 (14.11%) HTML
3 79 (11.99%) .NET
4 75 (11.38%) XML
5 52 (7.89%) RESTful
6 50 (7.59%) J2EE
7 49 (7.44%) SOAP
8 38 (5.77%) CSS
9 35 (5.31%) XSD
9 35 (5.31%) WSDL
10 34 (5.16%) XSL
11 31 (4.70%) HTML5
12 24 (3.64%) ASP.NET
13 18 (2.73%) jQuery
14 14 (2.12%) Middleware
15 12 (1.82%) REST
15 12 (1.82%) JSON
16 11 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (1.52%) CSS3
18 9 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.37%) User Experience
3 41 (6.22%) iPad
4 39 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 34 (5.16%) Social Media
6 32 (4.86%) Open Source
7 16 (2.43%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.97%) PMI
11 10 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.37%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.21%) iPhone
13 8 (1.21%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.06%) Derivative
14 7 (1.06%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.76%) GIS
15 5 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.50%) Linux
2 41 (6.22%) Windows
3 37 (5.61%) Android
3 37 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.28%) UNIX
5 5 (0.76%) Solaris
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.30%) webOS
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (91.81%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (31.71%) Project Management
3 151 (22.91%) Scrum
4 120 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (16.69%) E-Commerce
6 98 (14.87%) PRINCE2
7 80 (12.14%) TDD
8 79 (11.99%) Business Analysis
9 57 (8.65%) ERP
10 53 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (7.74%) Data Modelling
12 48 (7.28%) Content Management
13 47 (7.13%) Workflow
14 45 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (6.68%) CRM
16 43 (6.53%) Test Scripting
17 37 (5.61%) User Stories
18 35 (5.31%) V-Model
19 33 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (4.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.24%) SQL
2 80 (12.14%) Java
3 50 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.13%) C#
5 39 (5.92%) Groovy
6 19 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.97%) Ruby
7 13 (1.97%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.52%) Python
9 7 (1.06%) Scala
10 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.76%) VB
10 5 (0.76%) C
11 4 (0.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.46%) XPath
12 3 (0.46%) Perl
12 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.46%) VBA
12 3 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 50 (7.59%) Degree
2 44 (6.68%) ISEB
3 26 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.64%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.28%) PMP
8 12 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.91%) APMP
11 4 (0.61%) CBAP
12 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.15%) HND
13 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.71%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) FINREP
3 4 (0.61%) EMIR
4 3 (0.46%) COBIT
4 3 (0.46%) P3O
4 3 (0.46%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.30%) WAI
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Squid
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (4.25%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.37%) Control-M
3 5 (0.76%) SCOM
4 3 (0.46%) Puppet
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 93 (14.11%) Oracle
2 80 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.46%) Endeca
4 35 (5.31%) ATG
5 34 (5.16%) Perforce
6 22 (3.34%) SAP
7 21 (3.19%) HP
8 20 (3.03%) Siebel
9 13 (1.97%) Open Text
10 12 (1.82%) RedDot
11 10 (1.52%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.37%) Cognos
13 8 (1.21%) Adobe
13 8 (1.21%) Informatica
13 8 (1.21%) Google
14 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.06%) IBM
14 7 (1.06%) Tableau
15 6 (0.91%) Palantir
15 6 (0.91%) Sybase
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago