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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 160 146 175
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 334 370 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.88% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 259 228
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £337 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £596 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
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 £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -20 87 £450 - 31
Croydon -2 7 £493 +31.33% 1
Bromley - 6 £606 - 4
Hammersmith - 6 £375 -
Uxbridge -3 4 £415 -34.38% 1
Surbiton - 2 £388 -
Docklands, London - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £438 -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 563 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (30.67%) Finance
3 184 (30.02%) Project Management
4 130 (21.21%) Scrum
5 112 (18.27%) Web Services
6 111 (18.11%) SQL
7 102 (16.64%) E-Commerce
8 100 (16.31%) Oracle
9 99 (16.15%) Banking
10 93 (15.17%) Retail
11 90 (14.68%) HTML
11 90 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 88 (14.36%) PRINCE2
13 80 (13.05%) .NET
14 77 (12.56%) Java
15 74 (12.07%) XML
16 72 (11.75%) Microsoft
17 71 (11.58%) TDD
18 70 (11.42%) Business Analysis
19 66 (10.77%) Linux
20 61 (9.95%) ERP
21 60 (9.79%) SQL Server
22 55 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (8.81%) RESTful
23 54 (8.81%) QA
24 53 (8.65%) SOAP
25 52 (8.48%) Content Management
25 52 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
26 50 (8.16%) J2EE
26 50 (8.16%) CRM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 46 (7.50%) JBoss
2 45 (7.34%) WebLogic
3 39 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.24%) CMS
5 21 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.77%) SAS
8 10 (1.63%) MS Project Server
9 8 (1.31%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.98%) IIS
12 5 (0.82%) Confluence
12 5 (0.82%) Node.js
13 4 (0.65%) Apache
13 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.33%) Documentum
14 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (4.24%) MS Project
2 25 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.43%) MS Office
4 8 (1.31%) SPSS
5 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.65%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 22 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.10%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.49%) Magento
5 2 (0.33%) assyst
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.16%) Endur
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Summit
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.16%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) Office 365
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) IaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Trello
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.63%) Intranet
2 5 (0.82%) HTTP
3 4 (0.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) Firewall
4 2 (0.33%) SSL
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) MVNO
5 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.16%) Broadband
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.04%) QlikView
3 25 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.43%) Data Mining
6 21 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.77%) Big Data
8 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.31%) Spotfire
11 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.31%) MySQL
12 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.82%) Data Mart
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (7.50%) Subversion
2 40 (6.53%) Maven
3 38 (6.20%) Ant
4 27 (4.40%) Selenium
5 26 (4.24%) JIRA
6 22 (3.59%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.61%) SoapUI
8 15 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.79%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.79%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.31%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.31%) Calabash
11 7 (1.14%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.82%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.65%) JBehave
13 4 (0.65%) JUnit
13 4 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 188 (30.67%) Finance
2 99 (16.15%) Banking
3 93 (15.17%) Retail
4 46 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.75%) Back Office
6 20 (3.26%) Marketing
7 18 (2.94%) Front Office
8 16 (2.61%) Retail Banking
9 15 (2.45%) Legal
10 13 (2.12%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.63%) Advertising
12 9 (1.47%) Publishing
13 8 (1.31%) Games
14 6 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.82%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.49%) Billing
16 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (30.51%) Analyst
2 135 (22.02%) Business Analyst
3 130 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 119 (19.41%) Developer
5 38 (6.20%) Architect
6 29 (4.73%) Test Analyst
7 28 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (3.59%) Tester
9 21 (3.43%) Senior Manager
9 21 (3.43%) Agile Business Analyst
10 18 (2.94%) Consultant
11 17 (2.77%) Senior Project Manager
12 16 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (2.45%) Programme Manager
14 14 (2.28%) Digital Project Manager
15 13 (2.12%) Front-End Developer
16 12 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
17 11 (1.79%) Test Manager
17 11 (1.79%) Test Engineer
18 10 (1.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (18.27%) Web Services
2 90 (14.68%) HTML
3 80 (13.05%) .NET
4 74 (12.07%) XML
5 54 (8.81%) RESTful
6 53 (8.65%) SOAP
7 50 (8.16%) J2EE
8 38 (6.20%) CSS
9 37 (6.04%) XSD
9 37 (6.04%) WSDL
10 36 (5.87%) XSL
11 29 (4.73%) HTML5
12 21 (3.43%) ASP.NET
13 18 (2.94%) Middleware
14 14 (2.28%) jQuery
15 12 (1.96%) CSS3
16 11 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (1.63%) JSON
17 10 (1.63%) XSLT
18 9 (1.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.36%) iPad
3 38 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 36 (5.87%) Social Media
5 29 (4.73%) User Experience
6 25 (4.08%) Open Source
7 19 (3.10%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.96%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.79%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.47%) PMI
13 7 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.14%) Derivative
13 7 (1.14%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.98%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.98%) iPhone
15 5 (0.82%) Swaptions
15 5 (0.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.77%) Linux
2 28 (4.57%) Windows
3 22 (3.59%) Android
3 22 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.77%) UNIX
5 12 (1.96%) Solaris
6 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) webOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (30.02%) Project Management
3 130 (21.21%) Scrum
4 102 (16.64%) E-Commerce
5 90 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (14.36%) PRINCE2
7 71 (11.58%) TDD
8 70 (11.42%) Business Analysis
9 61 (9.95%) ERP
10 55 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (8.48%) Content Management
12 50 (8.16%) CRM
13 47 (7.67%) Data Modelling
14 45 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (6.36%) Test Scripting
16 38 (6.20%) Workflow
17 33 (5.38%) User Stories
18 32 (5.22%) Analytics
19 30 (4.89%) Risk Management
19 30 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (18.11%) SQL
2 77 (12.56%) Java
3 49 (7.99%) JavaScript
4 45 (7.34%) C#
5 41 (6.69%) Groovy
6 20 (3.26%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.14%) Python
8 7 (1.14%) Ruby
8 7 (1.14%) Scala
9 5 (0.82%) VBA
9 5 (0.82%) C
10 4 (0.65%) PHP
10 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.65%) VB
11 3 (0.49%) XPath
11 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.49%) Perl
11 3 (0.49%) R
12 2 (0.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 46 (7.50%) Degree
2 27 (4.40%) ISEB
3 22 (3.59%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.43%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.10%) PMI Certification
6 17 (2.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (2.77%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.12%) PMP
8 10 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.65%) APMP
11 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.81%) QA
2 5 (0.82%) FINREP
3 4 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.49%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) EMIR
5 2 (0.33%) WAI
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) GxP
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Squid
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.79%) Control-M
3 5 (0.82%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (16.31%) Oracle
2 72 (11.75%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.20%) Endeca
4 37 (6.04%) ATG
5 36 (5.87%) Perforce
6 21 (3.43%) Siebel
7 17 (2.77%) SAP
8 14 (2.28%) HP
8 14 (2.28%) Open Text
9 12 (1.96%) RedDot
10 11 (1.79%) Cognos
11 9 (1.47%) Google
12 8 (1.31%) Adobe
12 8 (1.31%) Informatica
13 7 (1.14%) IBM
13 7 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.14%) Tableau
14 6 (0.98%) Palantir
14 6 (0.98%) Business Objects
15 5 (0.82%) SolarWinds
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago