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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 115 121 146
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 476 440 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.20% 1.94% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.32% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 312 257
Median daily rate £475 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +83.33%
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
18394 18972 19454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.87% 83.50% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13217 13580 14354
Median daily rate £478 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 229 255
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -9 67 £500 +14.28% 24
Croydon -11 14 £385 +0.32%
Canary Wharf +4 5 £525 +5.00%
Docklands, London +1 2 £550 +10.00%
Uxbridge +5 1 £485 +7.77% 1
Hounslow 0 1 £250 - 1
Hillingdon - 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £500 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 934 (95.21%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (34.25%) Finance
3 249 (25.38%) Project Management
4 198 (20.18%) Scrum
5 197 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 153 (15.60%) SQL
7 142 (14.48%) Banking
8 138 (14.07%) PRINCE2
9 130 (13.25%) SDLC
10 117 (11.93%) JIRA
11 114 (11.62%) Microsoft
12 113 (11.52%) JavaScript
13 111 (11.31%) HTML
14 110 (11.21%) Business Analysis
15 109 (11.11%) Retail
16 105 (10.70%) .NET
17 103 (10.50%) Oracle
18 101 (10.30%) MS Excel
19 99 (10.09%) Java
20 85 (8.66%) SQL Server
20 85 (8.66%) Change Management
20 85 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (8.46%) Web Services
22 82 (8.36%) Data Modelling
22 82 (8.36%) QA
23 80 (8.15%) E-Commerce
23 80 (8.15%) C#
24 79 (8.05%) TDD
25 73 (7.44%) CRM
25 73 (7.44%) Security Cleared

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 45 (4.59%) Confluence
2 41 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (2.85%) WebSphere
4 25 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (2.34%) CMS
6 15 (1.53%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.12%) IIS
8 7 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (0.51%) JBoss
10 4 (0.41%) FileNet
10 4 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.41%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.31%) Apache
11 3 (0.31%) Mule
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 101 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.20%) MS Project
3 42 (4.28%) MS Office
4 29 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 25 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) InVision
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 33 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.94%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.20%) Summit
7 1 (0.10%) Magento
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) Postilion
7 1 (0.10%) Radian6
7 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.24%) Office 365
3 14 (1.43%) Yammer
4 12 (1.22%) PaaS
5 8 (0.82%) Data Lake Analytics
5 8 (0.82%) IaaS
6 7 (0.71%) SaaS
7 5 (0.51%) Force.com
8 4 (0.41%) GitHub
9 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.20%) G Suite
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.10%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.10%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.22%) Firewall
1 12 (1.22%) HTTPS
2 10 (1.02%) Internet
3 9 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (0.82%) HTTP
5 6 (0.61%) DNS
5 6 (0.61%) Intranet
5 6 (0.61%) VPN
5 6 (0.61%) X.509
6 5 (0.51%) SSL
7 4 (0.41%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) LDAP
8 3 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.20%) Broadband
9 2 (0.20%) LAN
9 2 (0.20%) Skype
9 2 (0.20%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.10%) DAB
10 1 (0.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.34%) Big Data
6 20 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (1.22%) QlikView
11 11 (1.12%) MySQL
11 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 117 (11.93%) JIRA
2 34 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 34 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (2.85%) Subversion
4 27 (2.75%) Selenium
5 18 (1.83%) Grunt
5 18 (1.83%) SoapUI
6 15 (1.53%) gulp
6 15 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.33%) Maven
9 10 (1.02%) JUnit
10 9 (0.92%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.82%) Android Studio
11 8 (0.82%) Ant
11 8 (0.82%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.82%) Zephyr
12 7 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 336 (34.25%) Finance
2 142 (14.48%) Banking
3 109 (11.11%) Retail
4 49 (4.99%) Marketing
5 42 (4.28%) Legal
6 41 (4.18%) Investment Banking
7 39 (3.98%) Back Office
8 33 (3.36%) Publishing
9 26 (2.65%) Advertising
10 23 (2.34%) Law
11 21 (2.14%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.63%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.43%) Retail Banking
14 12 (1.22%) Front Office
15 9 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.51%) Games
17 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
18 2 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 231 (23.55%) Project Manager
2 207 (21.10%) Analyst
3 154 (15.70%) Business Analyst
4 146 (14.88%) Developer
5 84 (8.56%) Architect
6 44 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
7 42 (4.28%) Digital Analyst
8 40 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 36 (3.67%) Agile Project Manager
9 36 (3.67%) Digital Business Analyst
10 35 (3.57%) Senior Manager
11 32 (3.26%) Scrum Master
11 32 (3.26%) Technical Manager
12 31 (3.16%) Digital Project Manager
12 31 (3.16%) Programme Manager
13 30 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 30 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (2.85%) IT Manager
14 28 (2.85%) Technical Project Manager
15 26 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.31%) HTML
2 105 (10.70%) .NET
3 83 (8.46%) Web Services
4 70 (7.14%) CSS
5 52 (5.30%) XML
6 44 (4.49%) AngularJS
7 36 (3.67%) REST
8 30 (3.06%) ASP.NET
9 26 (2.65%) J2EE
10 25 (2.55%) JSON
11 23 (2.34%) jQuery
11 23 (2.34%) Middleware
12 22 (2.24%) HTML5
12 22 (2.24%) SOAP
13 20 (2.04%) COM
14 18 (1.83%) Velocity
15 15 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (1.43%) Ajax
17 13 (1.33%) Spring
18 12 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 52 (5.30%) User Experience
4 34 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.45%) Equities
6 23 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 21 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.53%) Fintech
11 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.33%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.22%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.02%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.92%) SWIFT
16 8 (0.82%) iPad
16 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 62 (6.32%) Windows
2 35 (3.57%) Unix
3 20 (2.04%) Android
3 20 (2.04%) Linux
4 13 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.31%) CentOS
5 3 (0.31%) zOS
6 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.10%) VMS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (95.21%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (25.38%) Project Management
3 198 (20.18%) Scrum
4 197 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 138 (14.07%) PRINCE2
6 130 (13.25%) SDLC
7 110 (11.21%) Business Analysis
8 85 (8.66%) Change Management
9 82 (8.36%) Data Modelling
10 80 (8.15%) E-Commerce
11 79 (8.05%) TDD
12 73 (7.44%) CRM
13 69 (7.03%) UML
14 65 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (6.42%) Software Engineering
16 61 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
17 59 (6.01%) BDD
18 56 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
18 56 (5.71%) Use Case
19 53 (5.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 153 (15.60%) SQL
2 113 (11.52%) JavaScript
3 99 (10.09%) Java
4 80 (8.15%) C#
5 36 (3.67%) PL/SQL
6 26 (2.65%) C
7 24 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.33%) C++
9 11 (1.12%) Ruby
10 10 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.82%) PHP
11 8 (0.82%) Python
12 6 (0.61%) Perl
12 6 (0.61%) VBA
13 5 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.31%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.31%) COBOL
14 3 (0.31%) JCL
14 3 (0.31%) VBScript
15 2 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 72 (7.34%) Degree
3 46 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.08%) PMP
5 25 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 20 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.63%) ISEB
8 14 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.92%) CISSP
12 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.31%) GIAC
13 3 (0.31%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.31%) MAPM
13 3 (0.31%) SANS
13 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.36%) QA
2 15 (1.53%) WAI
3 14 (1.43%) MiFID
4 13 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.22%) SLA
6 6 (0.61%) EMIR
7 5 (0.51%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.31%) FATCA
8 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.31%) SEPA
8 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.31%) WCAG
9 2 (0.20%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.33%) Puppet
3 5 (0.51%) Ansible
4 4 (0.41%) DBAmp
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.20%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.20%) Kibana
6 2 (0.20%) logstash
6 2 (0.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Terraform
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 103 (10.50%) Oracle
3 67 (6.83%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (4.49%) SAP
5 21 (2.14%) Hyperion
5 21 (2.14%) IBM
6 20 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.73%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.73%) HP
8 15 (1.53%) Tableau
9 13 (1.33%) Infor
10 9 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (0.92%) Google
11 8 (0.82%) Guidewire
12 7 (0.71%) BEA
12 7 (0.71%) Cognos
12 7 (0.71%) hybris
13 6 (0.61%) Adobe
13 6 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.61%) RedDot
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