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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 141 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 359 298 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.30% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.66% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 230 207
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 £325 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +38 92 £500 +5.26% 27
Croydon +3 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Canary Wharf -1 5 £525 -32.25%
Docklands, London -1 4 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 £365 +16.42% 2
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Barnet - 1 £450 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 650 (91.81%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (32.91%) Finance
3 188 (26.55%) Project Management
4 155 (21.89%) Banking
5 143 (20.20%) Scrum
6 141 (19.92%) SQL
7 133 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 107 (15.11%) PRINCE2
9 105 (14.83%) Java
10 99 (13.98%) Oracle
11 89 (12.57%) Retail
12 86 (12.15%) Web Services
13 84 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
14 81 (11.44%) E-Commerce
14 81 (11.44%) Microsoft
15 76 (10.73%) QA
16 74 (10.45%) Degree
17 67 (9.46%) JIRA
18 66 (9.32%) Business Analysis
19 62 (8.76%) TDD
19 62 (8.76%) Linux
19 62 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
20 60 (8.47%) HTML
21 59 (8.33%) .NET
22 58 (8.19%) Windows
22 58 (8.19%) User Experience
23 57 (8.05%) ISEB
24 55 (7.77%) SQL Server
25 53 (7.49%) XML
25 53 (7.49%) Risk Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 35 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.80%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.39%) Confluence
4 21 (2.97%) JBoss
5 20 (2.82%) CMS
6 13 (1.84%) SAS
7 12 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.41%) IIS
9 9 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.13%) Apache
11 7 (0.99%) FileNet
11 7 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.85%) Documentum
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (0.42%) Node.js
15 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 48 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.08%) MS Project
3 30 (4.24%) MS Office
4 21 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 19 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.99%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.85%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.56%) Magento
5 3 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.28%) Endur
6 2 (0.28%) BASE24
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Tridion
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.71%) SaaS
3 4 (0.56%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.14%) Trello
5 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.13%) Internet
2 6 (0.85%) HTTP
3 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.42%) Broadband
5 2 (0.28%) LDAP
5 2 (0.28%) DHCP
5 2 (0.28%) SAN
5 2 (0.28%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) MVNO
6 1 (0.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.14%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) DMZ
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.68%) Big Data
5 17 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.84%) MySQL
8 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.99%) DB2
11 7 (0.99%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.71%) SQL Navigator
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (9.46%) JIRA
2 35 (4.94%) Subversion
3 32 (4.52%) Selenium
4 25 (3.53%) Ant
5 24 (3.39%) SoapUI
6 23 (3.25%) Maven
7 20 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 20 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.54%) WebDriver
9 17 (2.40%) Git (software)
10 14 (1.98%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (1.13%) LoadRunner
13 8 (1.13%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.13%) JUnit
13 8 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.13%) JBehave
14 7 (0.99%) CA Gen
14 7 (0.99%) ClearQuest
General
1 233 (32.91%) Finance
2 155 (21.89%) Banking
3 89 (12.57%) Retail
4 39 (5.51%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.24%) Back Office
5 30 (4.24%) Retail Banking
6 23 (3.25%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.97%) Advertising
7 21 (2.97%) Marketing
8 15 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.98%) Legal
10 12 (1.69%) Front Office
11 11 (1.55%) Billing
12 8 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.99%) Games
14 6 (0.85%) Publishing
15 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.71%) Law
16 4 (0.56%) French Language
17 3 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 217 (30.65%) Analyst
2 162 (22.88%) Business Analyst
3 141 (19.92%) Project Manager
4 118 (16.67%) Developer
5 34 (4.80%) Architect
6 30 (4.24%) Test Analyst
7 28 (3.95%) Programme Manager
8 25 (3.53%) Consultant
9 23 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (3.11%) Tester
10 22 (3.11%) Agile Business Analyst
11 17 (2.40%) Java Developer
12 16 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.12%) Systems Analyst
13 15 (2.12%) IT Project Manager
13 15 (2.12%) Business Manager
14 14 (1.98%) Test Manager
15 13 (1.84%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (1.84%) Technical Leader
15 13 (1.84%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (12.15%) Web Services
2 60 (8.47%) HTML
3 59 (8.33%) .NET
4 53 (7.49%) XML
5 49 (6.92%) J2EE
6 39 (5.51%) SOAP
7 27 (3.81%) RESTful
8 25 (3.53%) HTML5
9 23 (3.25%) CSS
10 19 (2.68%) jQuery
11 17 (2.40%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.26%) ASP.NET
13 14 (1.98%) XSD
13 14 (1.98%) XSL
13 14 (1.98%) WSDL
13 14 (1.98%) JSON
14 13 (1.84%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.55%) Hibernate
15 11 (1.55%) Spring
16 10 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.19%) User Experience
3 42 (5.93%) Open Source
4 26 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.11%) Derivative
5 22 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.82%) Video on Demand
7 18 (2.54%) iPad
7 18 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.40%) Social Media
9 16 (2.26%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.98%) PMI
10 14 (1.98%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.84%) Equities
12 10 (1.41%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.27%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.99%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.76%) Linux
2 58 (8.19%) Windows
3 30 (4.24%) Android
3 30 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.95%) UNIX
5 7 (0.99%) Solaris
5 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.56%) webOS
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (91.81%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (26.55%) Project Management
3 143 (20.20%) Scrum
4 133 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (15.11%) PRINCE2
6 81 (11.44%) E-Commerce
7 66 (9.32%) Business Analysis
8 62 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 62 (8.76%) TDD
9 53 (7.49%) Risk Management
10 50 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (6.92%) Data Modelling
11 49 (6.92%) RUP
12 47 (6.64%) UML
13 46 (6.50%) CRM
14 45 (6.36%) Workflow
15 43 (6.07%) Change Management
16 42 (5.93%) Migration
17 41 (5.79%) Test Scripting
17 41 (5.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 141 (19.92%) SQL
2 105 (14.83%) Java
3 39 (5.51%) C#
4 32 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 25 (3.53%) Groovy
6 21 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.55%) PHP
7 11 (1.55%) Ruby
8 10 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.27%) Perl
10 8 (1.13%) C++
11 7 (0.99%) VBA
12 6 (0.85%) Python
12 6 (0.85%) VB
12 6 (0.85%) C
12 6 (0.85%) Scala
13 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.42%) XQuery
14 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (10.45%) Degree
2 57 (8.05%) ISEB
3 36 (5.08%) PMI Certification
4 26 (3.67%) PMP
5 25 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.25%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.85%) CBAP
12 5 (0.71%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.42%) HND
13 3 (0.42%) CAPM
13 3 (0.42%) APMP
14 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.14%) CISSP
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.73%) QA
2 10 (1.41%) EMIR
3 6 (0.85%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.56%) COBIT
5 4 (0.56%) MiFID
6 3 (0.42%) FATCA
6 3 (0.42%) COREP
7 2 (0.28%) FINREP
7 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.42%) vCloud
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 35 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.28%) Control-M
3 2 (0.28%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (13.98%) Oracle
2 81 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.39%) HP
4 23 (3.25%) SAP
5 21 (2.97%) IBM
6 19 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.54%) ATG
8 17 (2.40%) Business Objects
8 17 (2.40%) Pega
9 16 (2.26%) Endeca
10 15 (2.12%) webMethods
11 14 (1.98%) Perforce
12 12 (1.69%) WorldPay
13 10 (1.41%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.27%) BEA
15 8 (1.13%) Tableau
16 7 (0.99%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.99%) Kofax
16 7 (0.99%) Informatica
16 7 (0.99%) Red Hat
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accomplish Today Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 14 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + Expenses
Posted: 16 days ago
Croydon
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago