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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 125 131 191
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +60
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 461 422 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.08% 1.79% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.19% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 288 197
Median daily rate £475 £430 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.37 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -46.72%
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
18896 19265 18726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.27% 81.63% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13649 13768 13140
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 232 227
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 59 £470 +10.58% 16
Bromley - 11 £450 -
Croydon -9 8 £418 -11.87%
Canary Wharf +4 2 £438 -20.45%
Romford - 2 - -
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £340 -6.07% 1
Wimbledon -3 1 - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 824 (94.71%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (36.67%) Finance
3 257 (29.54%) Project Management
4 173 (19.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 162 (18.62%) Scrum
6 141 (16.21%) SQL
7 130 (14.94%) PRINCE2
7 130 (14.94%) Banking
8 128 (14.71%) SDLC
9 126 (14.48%) Microsoft
10 104 (11.95%) Business Analysis
11 103 (11.84%) Retail
12 93 (10.69%) MS Excel
13 83 (9.54%) Change Management
14 82 (9.43%) E-Commerce
15 81 (9.31%) JIRA
16 80 (9.20%) Java
17 75 (8.62%) Oracle
18 71 (8.16%) CRM
19 70 (8.05%) Web Services
20 69 (7.93%) Windows
20 69 (7.93%) QA
21 66 (7.59%) UML
21 66 (7.59%) HTML
22 64 (7.36%) .NET
23 63 (7.24%) Data Modelling
24 62 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
25 61 (7.01%) MS Project
26 58 (6.67%) Degree
27 57 (6.55%) Use Case

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 34 (3.91%) Confluence
1 34 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 25 (2.87%) CMS
4 11 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.92%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.80%) Mule
6 7 (0.80%) Mule ESB
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.46%) IIS
8 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.46%) SAS
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.34%) Apache
9 3 (0.34%) nginx
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 93 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 61 (7.01%) MS Project
3 47 (5.40%) MS Office
4 37 (4.25%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.23%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.84%) Eloqua
3 15 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.46%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Radian6
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) Summit
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.38%) Office 365
3 12 (1.38%) SaaS
4 7 (0.80%) Force.com
5 6 (0.69%) PaaS
6 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.57%) Yammer
7 4 (0.46%) IaaS
8 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.34%) GitHub
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.23%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.23%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.18%) Firewall
2 11 (1.26%) DNS
3 9 (1.03%) SAN
4 8 (0.92%) Internet
4 8 (0.92%) NAS
5 7 (0.80%) HTTP
6 6 (0.69%) Broadband
7 5 (0.57%) Intranet
7 5 (0.57%) LAN
7 5 (0.57%) SSL
7 5 (0.57%) WAN
8 4 (0.46%) VPN
8 4 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.34%) MVNO
9 3 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.34%) WebEx
10 2 (0.23%) LDAP
10 2 (0.23%) Skype
10 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.18%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.38%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (1.15%) Big Data
7 10 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.92%) MySQL
10 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 81 (9.31%) JIRA
2 37 (4.25%) Selenium
3 36 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.10%) SoapUI
5 25 (2.87%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.95%) HP UFT
6 17 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.95%) LoadRunner
7 15 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.61%) Grunt
8 14 (1.61%) gulp
8 14 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.38%) JUnit
10 11 (1.26%) JMeter
10 11 (1.26%) Maven
11 10 (1.15%) NUnit
11 10 (1.15%) Subversion
12 8 (0.92%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.80%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 319 (36.67%) Finance
2 130 (14.94%) Banking
3 103 (11.84%) Retail
4 57 (6.55%) Marketing
5 36 (4.14%) Back Office
6 34 (3.91%) Law
6 34 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.79%) Advertising
8 31 (3.56%) Legal
9 30 (3.45%) Financial Institution
10 24 (2.76%) Investment Banking
11 18 (2.07%) Publishing
12 15 (1.72%) Front Office
12 15 (1.72%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.15%) Games
14 6 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.46%) Billing
16 3 (0.34%) Automotive
16 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 250 (28.74%) Project Manager
2 196 (22.53%) Analyst
3 147 (16.90%) Business Analyst
4 80 (9.20%) Architect
5 59 (6.78%) Developer
6 46 (5.29%) Agile Project Manager
6 46 (5.29%) Digital Project Manager
7 35 (4.02%) IT Manager
7 35 (4.02%) Senior Manager
8 32 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
8 32 (3.68%) Test Manager
9 30 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 30 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 28 (3.22%) Technical Project Manager
10 28 (3.22%) Test Analyst
11 27 (3.10%) Digital Analyst
11 27 (3.10%) Programme Manager
12 26 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
13 22 (2.53%) Consultant
14 20 (2.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.05%) Web Services
2 66 (7.59%) HTML
3 64 (7.36%) .NET
4 47 (5.40%) XML
5 44 (5.06%) CSS
6 37 (4.25%) SOAP
7 31 (3.56%) J2EE
8 21 (2.41%) AngularJS
8 21 (2.41%) JSON
9 18 (2.07%) Middleware
9 18 (2.07%) REST
10 16 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (1.72%) jQuery
12 13 (1.49%) COM
13 12 (1.38%) JSP
14 11 (1.26%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.26%) Ajax
15 8 (0.92%) ASP.NET
15 8 (0.92%) HTML5
15 8 (0.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.33%) User Experience
4 22 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.41%) Equities
6 20 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.07%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.38%) Video on Demand
13 11 (1.26%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.26%) PMI
14 8 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.92%) PKI
15 7 (0.80%) Derivative
15 7 (0.80%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 69 (7.93%) Windows
2 42 (4.83%) Unix
3 30 (3.45%) Linux
4 20 (2.30%) Android
5 14 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.46%) Solaris
9 2 (0.23%) CentOS
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.23%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (94.71%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (29.54%) Project Management
3 173 (19.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (18.62%) Scrum
5 130 (14.94%) PRINCE2
6 128 (14.71%) SDLC
7 104 (11.95%) Business Analysis
8 83 (9.54%) Change Management
9 82 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 71 (8.16%) CRM
11 66 (7.59%) UML
12 63 (7.24%) Data Modelling
13 57 (6.55%) Use Case
14 56 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (6.21%) Migration
16 49 (5.63%) User Stories
17 47 (5.40%) ITIL
18 46 (5.29%) TDD
19 44 (5.06%) Asset Management
20 42 (4.83%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 141 (16.21%) SQL
2 80 (9.20%) Java
3 56 (6.44%) JavaScript
4 32 (3.68%) C#
5 25 (2.87%) PL/SQL
6 17 (1.95%) C
6 17 (1.95%) C++
7 15 (1.72%) Python
8 13 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.38%) VBA
10 11 (1.26%) Ruby
11 10 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.80%) Apex Code
13 7 (0.80%) PHP
13 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.46%) Perl
15 4 (0.46%) VB
15 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (6.67%) Degree
2 52 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.02%) PMP
5 34 (3.91%) PMI Certification
6 32 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 23 (2.64%) ISEB
8 20 (2.30%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.80%) CBAP
12 6 (0.69%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.57%) APMP
13 5 (0.57%) CISSP
14 4 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.34%) ISSAP
15 3 (0.34%) MAPM
16 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.93%) QA
2 20 (2.30%) WAI
3 15 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.38%) MiFID
5 6 (0.69%) WCAG
6 5 (0.57%) SLA
7 4 (0.46%) EMIR
8 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.23%) FATCA
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) COREP
10 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.11%) P3O
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.57%) Docker
4 4 (0.46%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.23%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.23%) pfSense
5 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.23%) vCloud
5 2 (0.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.72%) Puppet
4 13 (1.49%) Ansible
5 5 (0.57%) Salt
6 4 (0.46%) DBAmp
7 3 (0.34%) Kibana
7 3 (0.34%) logstash
7 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.23%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.23%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.23%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.23%) Mesos
8 2 (0.23%) MOM
8 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) Terraform
9 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 126 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.62%) Oracle
3 45 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (4.94%) SAP
5 35 (4.02%) HP
6 29 (3.33%) IBM
7 18 (2.07%) Hyperion
8 12 (1.38%) Cognos
8 12 (1.38%) Guidewire
9 11 (1.26%) Calypso
9 11 (1.26%) VMware
10 9 (1.03%) Tableau
11 7 (0.80%) Adobe
11 7 (0.80%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.69%) Citrix
12 6 (0.69%) Infor
13 5 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.57%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.57%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.57%) Splunk
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £51000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £800.00 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 26 days ago