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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 164 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 313 347 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.28% 1.38% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.78% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 243 267
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
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 £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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
19054 19489 19712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.56% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13487 13636 13293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 230 375
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 -21 74 £438 -2.77% 33
Croydon - 7 £501 - 2
Canary Wharf +18 3 £450 -
Uxbridge - 3 £405 - 1
Bromley 0 1 £475 +5.55%
Surbiton - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 - 1
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 568 (92.36%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (31.22%) Finance
3 170 (27.64%) Project Management
4 122 (19.84%) Scrum
5 116 (18.86%) SQL
6 113 (18.37%) Web Services
7 110 (17.89%) Oracle
8 98 (15.93%) Banking
9 96 (15.61%) HTML
10 93 (15.12%) Retail
11 87 (14.15%) E-Commerce
12 85 (13.82%) PRINCE2
13 83 (13.50%) XML
14 81 (13.17%) Java
14 81 (13.17%) .NET
15 78 (12.68%) Linux
16 75 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 73 (11.87%) Microsoft
18 67 (10.89%) SQL Server
19 65 (10.57%) Business Analysis
20 64 (10.41%) TDD
21 63 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (9.92%) Degree
23 56 (9.11%) SOAP
23 56 (9.11%) ERP
23 56 (9.11%) RESTful
23 56 (9.11%) Mobile App
24 55 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
25 53 (8.62%) CRM
26 51 (8.29%) QA

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 42 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (3.09%) CMS
5 18 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (2.44%) SAS
7 10 (1.63%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.81%) Confluence
10 5 (0.81%) Node.js
10 5 (0.81%) IIS
10 5 (0.81%) Apache
11 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.49%) Drupal
13 2 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.90%) MS Project
3 18 (2.93%) MS Office
4 8 (1.30%) SPSS
5 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.98%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (3.58%) Markit EDM
2 21 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.33%) Agresso
4 2 (0.33%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.33%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Summit
5 1 (0.16%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.16%) Cordys
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.46%) SaaS
2 6 (0.98%) Office 365
3 5 (0.81%) PaaS
4 4 (0.65%) Force.com
5 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.49%) IaaS
5 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.14%) Intranet
2 6 (0.98%) Internet
2 6 (0.98%) Firewall
2 6 (0.98%) HTTP
3 3 (0.49%) SSL
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.16%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.67%) QlikView
3 31 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (4.07%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.74%) Data Mining
8 19 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (3.09%) Big Data
9 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.46%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.46%) MySQL
10 9 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.98%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.81%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.81%) Star Schema
13 5 (0.81%) DB2
14 4 (0.65%) DTS
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (7.64%) Subversion
2 42 (6.83%) Maven
3 39 (6.34%) Ant
4 26 (4.23%) Selenium
5 25 (4.07%) Visual Studio
6 20 (3.25%) SoapUI
7 19 (3.09%) JIRA
8 16 (2.60%) Calabash
9 14 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.63%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.30%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.81%) NUnit
12 5 (0.81%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.65%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.49%) MSTest
14 3 (0.49%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 192 (31.22%) Finance
2 98 (15.93%) Banking
3 93 (15.12%) Retail
4 39 (6.34%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.25%) Back Office
6 18 (2.93%) Marketing
7 13 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.11%) Games
8 12 (1.95%) Advertising
8 12 (1.95%) Front Office
9 10 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.63%) Legal
10 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.14%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (28.62%) Analyst
2 123 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 122 (19.84%) Project Manager
4 119 (19.35%) Developer
5 38 (6.18%) Architect
6 28 (4.55%) Tester
6 28 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 26 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (3.25%) Senior Manager
9 16 (2.60%) Consultant
9 16 (2.60%) Senior Project Manager
9 16 (2.60%) Test Leader
9 16 (2.60%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (2.11%) ScrumMaster
10 13 (2.11%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (1.95%) Test Manager
12 10 (1.63%) Server Specialist
12 10 (1.63%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (1.63%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.37%) Web Services
2 96 (15.61%) HTML
3 83 (13.50%) XML
4 81 (13.17%) .NET
5 56 (9.11%) SOAP
5 56 (9.11%) RESTful
6 49 (7.97%) J2EE
7 40 (6.50%) CSS
8 38 (6.18%) XSD
9 37 (6.02%) WSDL
10 36 (5.85%) XSL
11 34 (5.53%) HTML5
12 23 (3.74%) ASP.NET
13 21 (3.41%) Middleware
14 20 (3.25%) jQuery
15 15 (2.44%) CSS3
16 12 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (1.79%) REST
17 11 (1.79%) JSON
17 11 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (9.11%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.50%) iPad
4 39 (6.34%) Social Media
5 34 (5.53%) User Experience
6 24 (3.90%) Open Source
7 18 (2.93%) Visualisation
8 16 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.28%) Fixed Income
10 14 (2.28%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.95%) PMI
12 10 (1.63%) Swaptions
12 10 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.46%) Derivative
14 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.14%) iPhone
16 6 (0.98%) Data Integration
16 6 (0.98%) Reference Data
16 6 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.68%) Linux
2 30 (4.88%) Windows
3 23 (3.74%) UNIX
4 22 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.58%) Solaris
5 19 (3.09%) Android
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (92.36%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (27.64%) Project Management
3 122 (19.84%) Scrum
4 87 (14.15%) E-Commerce
5 85 (13.82%) PRINCE2
6 75 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (10.57%) Business Analysis
8 64 (10.41%) TDD
9 56 (9.11%) ERP
10 55 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (8.62%) CRM
12 51 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 47 (7.64%) Content Management
14 45 (7.32%) Data Modelling
15 44 (7.15%) Test Scripting
16 42 (6.83%) Analytics
17 39 (6.34%) SOA
17 39 (6.34%) Workflow
18 33 (5.37%) ETL
19 32 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 116 (18.86%) SQL
2 81 (13.17%) Java
3 50 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 41 (6.67%) C#
5 38 (6.18%) Groovy
6 25 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.30%) VBA
9 7 (1.14%) Python
9 7 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.98%) C
10 6 (0.98%) Perl
10 6 (0.98%) PHP
11 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.81%) Ruby
11 5 (0.81%) VB
12 4 (0.65%) Scala
13 3 (0.49%) XPath
13 3 (0.49%) R
14 2 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 61 (9.92%) Degree
2 32 (5.20%) ISTQB
3 30 (4.88%) ISEB
4 28 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.44%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.98%) PMP
11 4 (0.65%) APMP
12 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.16%) IIBA
14 1 (0.16%) CBAP
14 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.16%) MCP
14 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.29%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) Solvency II
2 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.49%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) Squid
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.11%) Control-M
3 5 (0.81%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 110 (17.89%) Oracle
2 73 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.48%) JBoss
4 38 (6.18%) Endeca
5 36 (5.85%) ATG
5 36 (5.85%) Perforce
6 17 (2.76%) Siebel
7 15 (2.44%) SAP
8 13 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.63%) HP
9 10 (1.63%) Open Text
10 9 (1.46%) Informatica
11 8 (1.30%) RedDot
12 7 (1.14%) Google
12 7 (1.14%) Tableau
13 6 (0.98%) IBM
13 6 (0.98%) Cognos
13 6 (0.98%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.81%) Adobe
14 5 (0.81%) Red Hat
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