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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 124 191 142
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -49
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 427 278 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.82% 1.18% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.50% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 195 251
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£425 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +39 116 £423 -11.05% 49
Paddington - 5 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £362 +24.29% 1
Feltham - 4 £325 -
Canary Wharf -10 3 £550 -
Croydon -16 3 £460 -8.09%
Wimbledon - 3 £449 - 1
Docklands, London -5 2 £550 +14.28%
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Hayes - 2 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 726 (92.13%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (35.15%) Finance
3 206 (26.14%) Project Management
4 185 (23.48%) Scrum
5 148 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 144 (18.27%) SDLC
7 142 (18.02%) SQL
8 141 (17.89%) PRINCE2
9 140 (17.77%) Banking
10 104 (13.20%) Java
10 104 (13.20%) Retail
11 97 (12.31%) Oracle
12 95 (12.06%) Business Analysis
13 89 (11.29%) Web Services
14 81 (10.28%) Microsoft
14 81 (10.28%) JIRA
15 79 (10.03%) Degree
16 76 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 74 (9.39%) QA
18 71 (9.01%) CRM
18 71 (9.01%) E-Commerce
19 69 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
20 66 (8.38%) Linux
21 63 (7.99%) User Stories
22 60 (7.61%) User Experience
22 60 (7.61%) Change Management
23 58 (7.36%) UML
24 57 (7.23%) J2EE
25 56 (7.11%) .NET
26 55 (6.98%) MS Excel

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (4.70%) Confluence
2 31 (3.93%) WebLogic
3 29 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.28%) JBoss
4 18 (2.28%) Apache
5 17 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.78%) SAS
7 10 (1.27%) CMS
7 10 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.76%) Node.js
9 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.38%) Drupal
11 3 (0.38%) IIS
11 3 (0.38%) Documentum
12 2 (0.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 55 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.58%) MS Project
3 28 (3.55%) MS Office
4 24 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 22 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.27%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.63%) Agresso
4 3 (0.38%) Unica
4 3 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) Tridion
6 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) BASE24
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.02%) SaaS
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.63%) Office 365
4 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) Force.com
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.02%) Internet
2 4 (0.51%) DHCP
2 4 (0.51%) DNS
2 4 (0.51%) SAN
3 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.38%) HTTP
3 3 (0.38%) LDAP
3 3 (0.38%) Broadband
4 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.25%) DSL
4 2 (0.25%) MVNO
4 2 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.13%) NAS
5 1 (0.13%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.13%) DMZ
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) Wireless
5 1 (0.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.28%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.28%) MySQL
4 18 (2.28%) Big Data
5 16 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (1.90%) DB2
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.02%) EDRMS
10 7 (0.89%) DTS
10 7 (0.89%) QualityStage
11 5 (0.63%) MS Access
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 81 (10.28%) JIRA
2 43 (5.46%) Subversion
3 29 (3.68%) Maven
4 27 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.92%) Ant
6 19 (2.41%) Selenium
6 19 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 18 (2.28%) Git (software)
8 15 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.78%) HP UFT
10 11 (1.40%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.27%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.02%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.02%) Redmine
12 8 (1.02%) FogBugz
12 8 (1.02%) Trac
12 8 (1.02%) CA Gen
13 7 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 277 (35.15%) Finance
2 140 (17.77%) Banking
3 104 (13.20%) Retail
4 39 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.92%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.66%) Marketing
6 21 (2.66%) Law
7 16 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.03%) Billing
8 15 (1.90%) Advertising
9 13 (1.65%) Legal
10 12 (1.52%) Front Office
11 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.02%) Back Office
13 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.89%) Automotive
13 7 (0.89%) Publishing
14 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 236 (29.95%) Analyst
2 192 (24.37%) Project Manager
3 186 (23.60%) Business Analyst
4 117 (14.85%) Developer
5 52 (6.60%) Architect
6 32 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (3.93%) Programme Manager
7 31 (3.93%) Test Analyst
8 30 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
9 24 (3.05%) Agile Project Manager
10 23 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
11 22 (2.79%) Digital Project Manager
12 21 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (2.41%) Consultant
14 18 (2.28%) Tester
15 17 (2.16%) Test Manager
16 15 (1.90%) Java Developer
17 14 (1.78%) Senior Manager
17 14 (1.78%) Senior Business Analyst
17 14 (1.78%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (11.29%) Web Services
2 57 (7.23%) J2EE
3 56 (7.11%) .NET
4 52 (6.60%) HTML
5 48 (6.09%) XML
6 45 (5.71%) SOAP
7 27 (3.43%) RESTful
8 24 (3.05%) CSS
9 21 (2.66%) HTML5
10 20 (2.54%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.16%) WSDL
11 17 (2.16%) Middleware
12 16 (2.03%) Spring
13 15 (1.90%) REST
13 15 (1.90%) XSD
13 15 (1.90%) XSL
14 14 (1.78%) ASP.NET
15 12 (1.52%) jQuery
16 10 (1.27%) CSS3
16 10 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.61%) User Experience
3 28 (3.55%) Derivative
4 25 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.28%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.28%) Social Media
6 17 (2.16%) Mainframe
7 15 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.90%) iPad
8 14 (1.78%) PMI
8 14 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.65%) Equities
10 12 (1.52%) Video on Demand
11 11 (1.40%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.27%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.14%) Reference Data
13 9 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.38%) Linux
2 44 (5.58%) Windows
3 43 (5.46%) UNIX
4 15 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.90%) Android
5 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.63%) Solaris
7 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.25%) VMS
8 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.13%) webOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (92.13%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (26.14%) Project Management
3 185 (23.48%) Scrum
4 148 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 144 (18.27%) SDLC
6 141 (17.89%) PRINCE2
7 95 (12.06%) Business Analysis
8 76 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 71 (9.01%) CRM
9 71 (9.01%) E-Commerce
10 63 (7.99%) User Stories
11 60 (7.61%) Change Management
12 58 (7.36%) UML
13 52 (6.60%) Risk Management
14 51 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (6.47%) Use Case
15 49 (6.22%) Migration
15 49 (6.22%) TDD
16 48 (6.09%) OO
17 43 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 142 (18.02%) SQL
2 104 (13.20%) Java
3 39 (4.95%) C#
4 34 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.79%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.90%) Groovy
7 14 (1.78%) PHP
7 14 (1.78%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.65%) Ruby
9 10 (1.27%) Perl
10 9 (1.14%) C++
11 8 (1.02%) PHP5
11 8 (1.02%) VBA
12 7 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.63%) VB
14 4 (0.51%) Python
15 3 (0.38%) C
15 3 (0.38%) COBOL
15 3 (0.38%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (10.03%) Degree
2 53 (6.73%) PMI Certification
3 47 (5.96%) ISEB
4 42 (5.33%) PMP
5 38 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.05%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.41%) ISTQB
8 18 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.63%) CAPM
11 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.51%) CBAP
11 4 (0.51%) APMP
12 2 (0.25%) CISSP
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.13%) HND
13 1 (0.13%) CISM
13 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.39%) QA
2 13 (1.65%) SLA
3 9 (1.14%) COREP
4 8 (1.02%) Basel III
5 6 (0.76%) CRD IV
5 6 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.51%) EMIR
7 4 (0.51%) FINREP
8 3 (0.38%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.25%) MiFID
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) Basel II
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.63%) vCloud
3 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.38%) vSphere
4 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.89%) Puppet
2 7 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (12.31%) Oracle
2 81 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.70%) IBM
4 35 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (4.31%) SAP
6 28 (3.55%) HP
7 21 (2.66%) ATG
8 20 (2.54%) webMethods
9 17 (2.16%) Perforce
9 17 (2.16%) Endeca
9 17 (2.16%) Pega
10 13 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.65%) Teradata
11 10 (1.27%) hybris
11 10 (1.27%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.27%) WorldPay
12 8 (1.02%) VMware
13 7 (0.89%) BEA
14 5 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.63%) Siebel
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 10 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term+
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago