The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 116 139 183
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +44
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 458 385 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 1.68% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.06% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 248 222
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
18283 18659 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.33% 81.19% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 13253 13181
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 230
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 59 £450 +0.55% 18
Bromley - 11 £585 - 3
Croydon -12 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Canary Wharf +1 2 £494 -5.95%
Romford - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £395 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 792 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (33.97%) Finance
3 248 (29.67%) Project Management
4 168 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 156 (18.66%) Scrum
6 143 (17.11%) PRINCE2
7 128 (15.31%) SQL
7 128 (15.31%) Microsoft
8 127 (15.19%) SDLC
9 117 (14.00%) Banking
10 97 (11.60%) Business Analysis
11 92 (11.00%) MS Excel
12 90 (10.77%) Retail
13 82 (9.81%) E-Commerce
14 79 (9.45%) MS Project
15 76 (9.09%) Change Management
16 71 (8.49%) Oracle
16 71 (8.49%) JIRA
17 69 (8.25%) CRM
17 69 (8.25%) Web Services
18 68 (8.13%) Java
19 66 (7.89%) QA
20 63 (7.54%) Security Cleared
20 63 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (7.42%) .NET
21 62 (7.42%) Windows
21 62 (7.42%) UML
22 60 (7.18%) HTML
23 59 (7.06%) Data Modelling
24 58 (6.94%) Marketing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.95%) Confluence
3 32 (3.83%) CMS
4 25 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.84%) Mule
7 7 (0.84%) Mule ESB
7 7 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.72%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.60%) IIS
9 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.36%) Apache
11 3 (0.36%) nginx
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.36%) SAS
11 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 92 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 79 (9.45%) MS Project
3 49 (5.86%) MS Office
4 40 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 19 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.67%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.24%) Radian6
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.32%) Office 365
3 11 (1.32%) SaaS
4 9 (1.08%) Force.com
5 6 (0.72%) PaaS
6 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.60%) Yammer
7 4 (0.48%) IaaS
8 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.24%) GitHub
9 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.24%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.24%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.27%) Firewall
2 13 (1.56%) LAN
2 13 (1.56%) WAN
3 11 (1.32%) VPN
4 10 (1.20%) DNS
4 10 (1.20%) SAN
5 9 (1.08%) Internet
6 8 (0.96%) NAS
7 7 (0.84%) HTTP
8 5 (0.60%) Broadband
8 5 (0.60%) Intranet
8 5 (0.60%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.36%) MVNO
9 3 (0.36%) WebEx
10 2 (0.24%) BGP
10 2 (0.24%) LDAP
10 2 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.24%) Skype
10 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.96%) MySQL
8 8 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.84%) Big Data
9 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.60%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 71 (8.49%) JIRA
2 29 (3.47%) Selenium
3 28 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (2.75%) SoapUI
5 21 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.91%) HP UFT
6 16 (1.91%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.79%) LoadRunner
8 11 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.32%) Grunt
8 11 (1.32%) gulp
8 11 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.20%) JMeter
9 10 (1.20%) JUnit
10 9 (1.08%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.96%) NUnit
11 8 (0.96%) Subversion
12 7 (0.84%) Maven
13 5 (0.60%) Zephyr
General
1 284 (33.97%) Finance
2 117 (14.00%) Banking
3 90 (10.77%) Retail
4 58 (6.94%) Marketing
5 49 (5.86%) Law
6 33 (3.95%) Advertising
7 31 (3.71%) Back Office
8 28 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 25 (2.99%) Legal
10 23 (2.75%) Financial Institution
10 23 (2.75%) Publishing
11 20 (2.39%) Investment Banking
12 15 (1.79%) Front Office
13 13 (1.56%) Retail Banking
14 10 (1.20%) Games
15 5 (0.60%) Billing
16 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.36%) Automotive
17 3 (0.36%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 250 (29.90%) Project Manager
2 198 (23.68%) Analyst
3 152 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 80 (9.57%) Architect
5 49 (5.86%) Developer
6 46 (5.50%) Digital Project Manager
7 40 (4.78%) Agile Project Manager
8 34 (4.07%) IT Manager
9 33 (3.95%) Senior Manager
9 33 (3.95%) Technical Manager
10 32 (3.83%) IT Project Manager
11 31 (3.71%) Technical Project Manager
12 30 (3.59%) Test Manager
13 29 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
14 27 (3.23%) Programme Manager
15 26 (3.11%) Digital Analyst
16 25 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
16 25 (2.99%) Test Analyst
17 22 (2.63%) Consultant
18 21 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.25%) Web Services
2 62 (7.42%) .NET
3 60 (7.18%) HTML
4 45 (5.38%) XML
5 44 (5.26%) CSS
6 37 (4.43%) SOAP
7 27 (3.23%) J2EE
8 19 (2.27%) JSON
9 18 (2.15%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.15%) REST
10 16 (1.91%) Middleware
11 15 (1.79%) jQuery
12 14 (1.67%) COM
13 13 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (1.44%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.32%) JSP
16 10 (1.20%) ASP.NET
17 9 (1.08%) Visualforce
18 7 (0.84%) Ajax
18 7 (0.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.23%) User Experience
4 21 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 14 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.67%) Equities
8 13 (1.56%) Video on Demand
9 12 (1.44%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.44%) PMI
10 8 (0.96%) Derivative
10 8 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.84%) PKI
11 7 (0.84%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.42%) Windows
2 33 (3.95%) Unix
3 28 (3.35%) Linux
4 14 (1.67%) Android
5 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 2 (0.24%) CentOS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (29.67%) Project Management
3 168 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 156 (18.66%) Scrum
5 143 (17.11%) PRINCE2
6 127 (15.19%) SDLC
7 97 (11.60%) Business Analysis
8 82 (9.81%) E-Commerce
9 76 (9.09%) Change Management
10 69 (8.25%) CRM
11 62 (7.42%) UML
12 59 (7.06%) Data Modelling
13 54 (6.46%) Migration
13 54 (6.46%) Use Case
14 51 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (5.74%) User Stories
16 40 (4.78%) Enterprise Architecture
16 40 (4.78%) ITIL
16 40 (4.78%) Project Planning
16 40 (4.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 128 (15.31%) SQL
2 68 (8.13%) Java
3 52 (6.22%) JavaScript
4 33 (3.95%) C#
5 18 (2.15%) C
5 18 (2.15%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.79%) C++
7 14 (1.67%) Python
7 14 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.44%) VBA
9 10 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.08%) Apex Code
10 9 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.08%) Ruby
11 8 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.84%) PHP
13 5 (0.60%) VB
14 4 (0.48%) Perl
14 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.70%) Degree
3 50 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 44 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 38 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 31 (3.71%) PMP
7 24 (2.87%) ISEB
8 20 (2.39%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.32%) CBAP
11 9 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.60%) APMP
13 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.48%) CISSP
13 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.36%) ISSAP
15 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.24%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.89%) QA
2 17 (2.03%) WAI
3 13 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.32%) MiFID
5 6 (0.72%) WCAG
6 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.24%) EMIR
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.60%) Docker
4 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.24%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.24%) pfSense
5 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.24%) vCloud
5 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.56%) Puppet
4 11 (1.32%) Ansible
5 5 (0.60%) Salt
6 4 (0.48%) DBAmp
7 3 (0.36%) Kibana
7 3 (0.36%) logstash
7 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.24%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.24%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.24%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.24%) Mesos
8 2 (0.24%) MOM
9 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 128 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.49%) Oracle
3 45 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (5.14%) SAP
5 36 (4.31%) HP
6 26 (3.11%) IBM
7 15 (1.79%) Hyperion
8 12 (1.44%) Guidewire
9 11 (1.32%) VMware
10 10 (1.20%) Cognos
11 9 (1.08%) Calypso
12 7 (0.84%) Citrix
12 7 (0.84%) Infor
13 6 (0.72%) Adobe
13 6 (0.72%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.72%) Tableau
14 5 (0.60%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.60%) Google
14 5 (0.60%) Pardot
14 5 (0.60%) Splunk
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