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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 138 178 151
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -27
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 412 307 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.26% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.60% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 221 262
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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
19209 19220 19867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.81% 79.03% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13729 13396 13902
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 219 241
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +37 101 £423 -6.11% 35
Kingston Upon Thames +2 6 £369 +50.51% 2
Croydon -12 6 £418 -16.58%
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Feltham - 3 £325 -
Wimbledon - 3 £449 -
Bromley -4 2 £600 +26.31%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £550 +22.22%
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Hayes - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 696 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (36.38%) Finance
3 204 (26.98%) Project Management
4 165 (21.83%) Scrum
5 150 (19.84%) PRINCE2
6 133 (17.59%) SDLC
7 131 (17.33%) Banking
8 130 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (16.27%) SQL
10 99 (13.10%) Business Analysis
11 93 (12.30%) Retail
12 92 (12.17%) Java
13 86 (11.38%) Oracle
14 85 (11.24%) Web Services
15 79 (10.45%) JIRA
16 71 (9.39%) Microsoft
16 71 (9.39%) QA
16 71 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 67 (8.86%) Degree
18 66 (8.73%) CRM
19 65 (8.60%) User Experience
20 61 (8.07%) E-Commerce
21 60 (7.94%) User Stories
22 59 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (7.01%) PMI Certification
23 53 (7.01%) Linux
23 53 (7.01%) Change Management
24 52 (6.88%) MS Excel
25 51 (6.75%) SQL Server
25 51 (6.75%) Use Case

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (4.50%) Confluence
2 24 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.51%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.12%) Apache
4 16 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.59%) JBoss
5 12 (1.59%) CMS
6 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.06%) SAS
7 7 (0.93%) Node.js
8 5 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.53%) Documentum
9 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.40%) Drupal
10 3 (0.40%) IIS
11 2 (0.26%) Captiva
Applications
1 52 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.42%) MS Project
3 28 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.31%) MS Office
5 17 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.66%) Agresso
4 3 (0.40%) Unica
5 2 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) BASE24
6 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (0.79%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.40%) Force.com
2 3 (0.40%) Office 365
3 2 (0.26%) IaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.13%) Yammer
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.79%) Internet
2 5 (0.66%) DHCP
2 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.66%) DNS
3 4 (0.53%) SAN
4 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.26%) MVNO
5 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.26%) HTTP
5 2 (0.26%) DSL
5 2 (0.26%) DVB
6 1 (0.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.13%) RTSP
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.12%) MySQL
7 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.59%) DB2
10 9 (1.19%) Big Data
11 8 (1.06%) EDRMS
12 7 (0.93%) QualityStage
12 7 (0.93%) DTS
12 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.66%) MS Access
13 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 79 (10.45%) JIRA
2 36 (4.76%) Subversion
3 22 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.65%) Maven
5 18 (2.38%) Selenium
6 17 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 16 (2.12%) SoapUI
8 14 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.46%) Ant
9 11 (1.46%) HP UFT
10 9 (1.19%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.19%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.19%) Redmine
10 9 (1.19%) FogBugz
10 9 (1.19%) Trac
11 7 (0.93%) JBehave
11 7 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.79%) Calabash
General
1 275 (36.38%) Finance
2 131 (17.33%) Banking
3 93 (12.30%) Retail
4 43 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.91%) Marketing
6 20 (2.65%) Law
7 19 (2.51%) Retail Banking
8 18 (2.38%) Front Office
9 17 (2.25%) Advertising
10 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.72%) Billing
10 13 (1.72%) Legal
11 10 (1.32%) Back Office
12 9 (1.19%) Automotive
13 8 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.06%) Publishing
14 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.40%) Games
16 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 242 (32.01%) Analyst
2 191 (25.26%) Business Analyst
3 187 (24.74%) Project Manager
4 104 (13.76%) Developer
5 52 (6.88%) Architect
6 31 (4.10%) Test Analyst
7 30 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
9 26 (3.44%) Programme Manager
10 24 (3.17%) Digital Project Manager
11 22 (2.91%) Agile Project Manager
12 21 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
13 20 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.25%) Tester
15 15 (1.98%) Java Developer
15 15 (1.98%) Technical Manager
16 14 (1.85%) Senior Business Analyst
16 14 (1.85%) Consultant
17 13 (1.72%) Senior Manager
17 13 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (11.24%) Web Services
2 50 (6.61%) .NET
3 44 (5.82%) XML
4 43 (5.69%) HTML
5 39 (5.16%) SOAP
6 35 (4.63%) J2EE
7 27 (3.57%) CSS
8 21 (2.78%) RESTful
9 20 (2.65%) Middleware
10 17 (2.25%) ASP.NET
10 17 (2.25%) HTML5
11 15 (1.98%) REST
11 15 (1.98%) Spring
12 14 (1.85%) jQuery
13 13 (1.72%) CSS3
14 12 (1.59%) WSDL
15 10 (1.32%) XSD
15 10 (1.32%) XSL
15 10 (1.32%) AngularJS
16 9 (1.19%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.60%) User Experience
2 59 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.44%) Derivative
4 23 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.98%) Mainframe
8 14 (1.85%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.85%) PMI
8 14 (1.85%) Video on Demand
8 14 (1.85%) Social Media
9 13 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.72%) Equities
10 12 (1.59%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.32%) iPad
13 9 (1.19%) Reference Data
14 8 (1.06%) Clustering
15 7 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.01%) Linux
2 40 (5.29%) UNIX
3 30 (3.97%) Windows
4 13 (1.72%) Android
4 13 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.66%) Solaris
7 2 (0.26%) VMS
7 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) webOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (26.98%) Project Management
3 165 (21.83%) Scrum
4 150 (19.84%) PRINCE2
5 133 (17.59%) SDLC
6 130 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 99 (13.10%) Business Analysis
8 71 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 66 (8.73%) CRM
10 61 (8.07%) E-Commerce
11 60 (7.94%) User Stories
12 53 (7.01%) Change Management
13 51 (6.75%) Use Case
14 49 (6.48%) UML
15 44 (5.82%) TDD
16 43 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (5.56%) Migration
18 39 (5.16%) OO
19 38 (5.03%) Open Source
20 37 (4.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (16.27%) SQL
2 92 (12.17%) Java
3 38 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 38 (5.03%) C#
4 20 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 16 (2.12%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.59%) PHP
6 12 (1.59%) Ruby
7 10 (1.32%) Groovy
7 10 (1.32%) C++
7 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.19%) PHP5
9 7 (0.93%) Perl
9 7 (0.93%) VBA
10 5 (0.66%) Python
10 5 (0.66%) C
11 4 (0.53%) COBOL
11 4 (0.53%) VB
11 4 (0.53%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (8.86%) Degree
2 53 (7.01%) PMI Certification
3 46 (6.08%) Security Cleared
4 44 (5.82%) ISEB
5 42 (5.56%) PMP
6 25 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 25 (3.31%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (2.25%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.53%) APMP
9 4 (0.53%) CAPM
10 3 (0.40%) CBAP
11 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.26%) CISSP
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CISM
12 1 (0.13%) MBA
12 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.39%) QA
2 12 (1.59%) SLA
3 10 (1.32%) Basel III
4 8 (1.06%) COREP
5 7 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.79%) EMIR
6 6 (0.79%) CRD IV
6 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.53%) MiFID
8 3 (0.40%) FINREP
8 3 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.26%) WCAG
9 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) Basel II
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.40%) vSphere
2 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.40%) vCloud
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 30 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.93%) Puppet
4 2 (0.26%) Control-M
4 2 (0.26%) Ionix
5 1 (0.13%) yum
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (11.38%) Oracle
2 71 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (4.10%) IBM
5 30 (3.97%) SAP
6 26 (3.44%) HP
7 14 (1.85%) webMethods
7 14 (1.85%) ATG
8 13 (1.72%) Teradata
8 13 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.59%) Perforce
10 11 (1.46%) Endeca
10 11 (1.46%) hybris
11 9 (1.19%) Pega
12 7 (0.93%) VMware
12 7 (0.93%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.79%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.66%) BEA
14 5 (0.66%) WorldPay
15 4 (0.53%) Cadence
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 3 Months, will Roll.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £390.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Incite Insight
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Sanderson
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 22 days ago