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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 181 151 167
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 298 372 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.47% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.91% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 260 255
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
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
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 27 August 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
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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 -33 68 £450 +4.65% 23
Docklands, London - 3 £425 -
Surbiton - 2 £500 - 1
Bromley 0 1 £475 +5.55% 2
Croydon - 1 £501 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 192 (32.16%) Finance
2 189 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (25.96%) Project Management
4 125 (20.94%) Scrum
5 114 (19.10%) SQL
6 107 (17.92%) Oracle
7 102 (17.09%) Web Services
7 102 (17.09%) Banking
8 100 (16.75%) Retail
9 88 (14.74%) HTML
10 86 (14.41%) PRINCE2
11 85 (14.24%) Java
12 82 (13.74%) E-Commerce
13 79 (13.23%) XML
13 79 (13.23%) Linux
14 73 (12.23%) .NET
15 70 (11.73%) Microsoft
16 67 (11.22%) SQL Server
17 65 (10.89%) TDD
18 62 (10.39%) Degree
18 62 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 58 (9.72%) SOAP
20 57 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
20 57 (9.55%) Business Analysis
21 56 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
22 55 (9.21%) RESTful
23 54 (9.05%) QA
24 53 (8.88%) ERP
25 51 (8.54%) J2EE
26 50 (8.38%) Subversion

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 47 (7.87%) WebLogic
2 35 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (2.68%) CMS
5 13 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.68%) SAS
7 9 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.51%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.84%) Drupal
9 5 (0.84%) Node.js
10 4 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.67%) IIS
11 3 (0.50%) Apache
11 3 (0.50%) Confluence
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.34%) Documentum
12 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 23 (3.85%) MS Project
2 18 (3.02%) MS Office
3 11 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.34%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.84%) SPSS
6 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (4.02%) Markit EDM
2 21 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.34%) Agresso
3 2 (0.34%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) Endur
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.17%) SaaS
2 4 (0.67%) PaaS
2 4 (0.67%) Force.com
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.50%) Office 365
3 3 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.17%) HTTP
2 6 (1.01%) Intranet
2 6 (1.01%) Internet
2 6 (1.01%) Firewall
3 3 (0.50%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) SAN
4 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) MVNO
5 1 (0.17%) DMZ
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.37%) QlikView
3 35 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.19%) Data Mining
7 24 (4.02%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.51%) Big Data
9 11 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.34%) DTS
11 7 (1.17%) Star Schema
11 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.17%) ProClarity
11 7 (1.17%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.01%) MySQL
13 5 (0.84%) DB2
13 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.67%) Spotfire
15 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 50 (8.38%) Subversion
2 44 (7.37%) Maven
3 42 (7.04%) Ant
4 25 (4.19%) Selenium
5 21 (3.52%) SoapUI
6 20 (3.35%) Visual Studio
6 20 (3.35%) JIRA
7 15 (2.51%) Calabash
8 9 (1.51%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.34%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.84%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.67%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.50%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.50%) WinRunner
12 3 (0.50%) NUnit
12 3 (0.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 192 (32.16%) Finance
2 102 (17.09%) Banking
3 100 (16.75%) Retail
4 41 (6.87%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.85%) Marketing
6 16 (2.68%) Advertising
7 14 (2.35%) Games
7 14 (2.35%) Back Office
7 14 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.18%) Legal
9 11 (1.84%) Front Office
10 10 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.84%) Publishing
13 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.34%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Billing
15 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (28.14%) Analyst
2 122 (20.44%) Project Manager
3 119 (19.93%) Developer
4 115 (19.26%) Business Analyst
5 35 (5.86%) Architect
6 29 (4.86%) Tester
7 27 (4.52%) Test Analyst
8 23 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.52%) Test Leader
10 19 (3.18%) Senior Manager
11 15 (2.51%) Senior Project Manager
11 15 (2.51%) ScrumMaster
12 14 (2.35%) Consultant
13 13 (2.18%) Test Manager
14 12 (2.01%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (2.01%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (2.01%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (1.68%) Project Consultant
15 10 (1.68%) Agile Project Manager
15 10 (1.68%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (17.09%) Web Services
2 88 (14.74%) HTML
3 79 (13.23%) XML
4 73 (12.23%) .NET
5 58 (9.72%) SOAP
6 55 (9.21%) RESTful
7 51 (8.54%) J2EE
8 41 (6.87%) XSD
9 39 (6.53%) XSL
9 39 (6.53%) WSDL
10 34 (5.70%) CSS
11 26 (4.36%) HTML5
12 18 (3.02%) jQuery
12 18 (3.02%) Middleware
13 17 (2.85%) ASP.NET
14 14 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (2.01%) CSS3
16 11 (1.84%) JSON
17 10 (1.68%) XSLT
18 9 (1.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.38%) Mobile App
2 43 (7.20%) Social Media
3 42 (7.04%) iPad
4 17 (2.85%) Open Source
5 15 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.35%) Derivative
6 14 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.18%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.18%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.01%) PMI
9 10 (1.68%) Swaptions
9 10 (1.68%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.17%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.01%) Equities
13 5 (0.84%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.23%) Linux
2 25 (4.19%) Windows
3 22 (3.69%) Solaris
3 22 (3.69%) UNIX
4 16 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.18%) Android
6 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (25.96%) Project Management
3 125 (20.94%) Scrum
4 86 (14.41%) PRINCE2
5 82 (13.74%) E-Commerce
6 65 (10.89%) TDD
7 62 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (9.55%) Business Analysis
8 57 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (8.88%) ERP
11 49 (8.21%) Content Management
12 45 (7.54%) CRM
13 43 (7.20%) Test Scripting
14 37 (6.20%) SOA
14 37 (6.20%) Analytics
15 34 (5.70%) Data Modelling
15 34 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (5.53%) ETL
16 33 (5.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.10%) SQL
2 85 (14.24%) Java
3 41 (6.87%) Groovy
4 37 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.86%) C#
6 29 (4.86%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.68%) VBA
8 8 (1.34%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.01%) Python
10 6 (1.01%) C
11 5 (0.84%) Perl
11 5 (0.84%) PHP
11 5 (0.84%) Ruby
12 4 (0.67%) XPath
12 4 (0.67%) VB
13 3 (0.50%) VBScript
13 3 (0.50%) Scala
13 3 (0.50%) R
14 2 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 62 (10.39%) Degree
2 38 (6.37%) ISTQB
3 33 (5.53%) ISEB
4 31 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.85%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.51%) PMP
9 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.84%) APMP
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) IIBA
12 1 (0.17%) CBAP
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.05%) QA
2 9 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.34%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.84%) Control-M
3 5 (0.84%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 107 (17.92%) Oracle
2 70 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 48 (8.04%) JBoss
4 41 (6.87%) Endeca
5 40 (6.70%) ATG
6 39 (6.53%) Perforce
7 13 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.18%) Informatica
7 13 (2.18%) SAP
8 9 (1.51%) Siebel
8 9 (1.51%) IBM
9 8 (1.34%) Open Text
10 7 (1.17%) RedDot
10 7 (1.17%) HP
10 7 (1.17%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.17%) Actuate
11 6 (1.01%) Adobe
12 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.84%) VMware
12 5 (0.84%) SolarWinds
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Remote
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Rate: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £25 - £31 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £800 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago