The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 90 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 207 156 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 1.70% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.27% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 114 94
Average daily rate
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£388 £411 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £521 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.82 £61.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.98% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the South East region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the South East region.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South East 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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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
Hampshire +26 62 £322 -17.46% 10
Berkshire +7 39 £355 +5.18% 10
Buckinghamshire -3 33 £394 -3.96% 3
Surrey +5 29 £440 +0.57% 10
West Sussex -2 16 £438 -12.50% 5
East Sussex +7 15 £420 -1.17% 3
Oxfordshire -24 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Middlesex +2 2 £430 +35.43%
Kent -3 2 £200 -50.00%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 334 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (31.23%) Finance
3 95 (23.93%) Project Management
4 83 (20.91%) PRINCE2
5 68 (17.13%) SQL
6 62 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (14.36%) Scrum
7 57 (14.36%) Test Scripting
8 56 (14.11%) Java
9 52 (13.10%) Oracle
10 50 (12.59%) ISEB
11 48 (12.09%) Security Cleared
12 47 (11.84%) Business Analysis
12 47 (11.84%) Microsoft
13 45 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 43 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (10.58%) Use Case
16 37 (9.32%) SC Cleared
16 37 (9.32%) CRM
17 34 (8.56%) XML
17 34 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (8.31%) SDLC
18 33 (8.31%) MS Excel
18 33 (8.31%) QA
19 32 (8.06%) Software Testing
19 32 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
19 32 (8.06%) ITIL
19 32 (8.06%) MS Project
20 30 (7.56%) .NET
21 29 (7.30%) Telecoms

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (3.02%) WebLogic
2 11 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.52%) Documentum
4 8 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.26%) CMS
6 3 (0.76%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.50%) JBoss
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.25%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.06%) MS Project
3 24 (6.05%) MS Office
4 19 (4.79%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.76%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.51%) Primavera
3 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.50%) Cordys
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Agresso
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.51%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) 802.15
2 2 (0.50%) Firewall
2 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.50%) DNS
2 2 (0.50%) IPv6
2 2 (0.50%) GPRS
2 2 (0.50%) LAN
2 2 (0.50%) 3GPP
2 2 (0.50%) UMTS
2 2 (0.50%) WAN
2 2 (0.50%) Wireless
2 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.50%) ZigBee
2 2 (0.50%) HSPA
2 2 (0.50%) NAS
3 1 (0.25%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.25%) ATM
3 1 (0.25%) SMTP
3 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.28%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.77%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.51%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.51%) SAP BW
7 6 (1.51%) DataStage
8 5 (1.26%) OLAP
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.50%) MySQL
11 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (5.54%) Selenium
2 21 (5.29%) Cucumber
3 20 (5.04%) Subversion
4 17 (4.28%) JIRA
5 15 (3.78%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.53%) HP UFT
7 10 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.52%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.76%) CA Gen
8 7 (1.76%) Maven
9 6 (1.51%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.51%) Toad
10 5 (1.26%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (1.01%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.50%) Ant
13 2 (0.50%) JUnit
13 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.50%) WebLOAD
General
1 124 (31.23%) Finance
2 29 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.79%) Marketing
4 18 (4.53%) Publishing
5 15 (3.78%) Retail
5 15 (3.78%) Automotive
6 12 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.77%) Military
8 10 (2.52%) German Language
8 10 (2.52%) Electronics
9 6 (1.51%) Legal
10 5 (1.26%) Banking
11 4 (1.01%) Back Office
11 4 (1.01%) Billing
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 184 (46.35%) Analyst
2 92 (23.17%) Project Manager
3 86 (21.66%) Business Analyst
4 64 (16.12%) Test Analyst
5 21 (5.29%) Developer
6 17 (4.28%) ScrumMaster
7 16 (4.03%) Agile Project Manager
8 15 (3.78%) Test Leader
9 14 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
9 14 (3.53%) Architect
10 13 (3.27%) Test Manager
11 12 (3.02%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.77%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.77%) Requirements Analyst
13 10 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
14 9 (2.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 9 (2.27%) Designer
15 8 (2.02%) Agile Business Analyst
15 8 (2.02%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.56%) XML
2 30 (7.56%) .NET
3 18 (4.53%) HTML
4 15 (3.78%) J2EE
5 13 (3.27%) Gherkin
6 12 (3.02%) Web Services
7 11 (2.77%) CSS
8 10 (2.52%) WPF
9 9 (2.27%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.02%) jQuery
10 8 (2.02%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.26%) Java EE 5
12 5 (1.26%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.26%) Middleware
13 4 (1.01%) Web Dynpro
13 4 (1.01%) Velocity
13 4 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (0.76%) Spring
14 3 (0.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.78%) User Experience
3 13 (3.27%) PMI
4 9 (2.27%) DTV
4 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.02%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.26%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.76%) Video Editing
7 3 (0.76%) PKI
7 3 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.50%) FMCG
8 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
9 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.30%) Windows
2 24 (6.05%) UNIX
3 8 (2.02%) Linux
4 4 (1.01%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (23.93%) Project Management
3 83 (20.91%) PRINCE2
4 62 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (14.36%) Scrum
5 57 (14.36%) Test Scripting
6 47 (11.84%) Business Analysis
7 45 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 43 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (10.58%) Use Case
10 37 (9.32%) CRM
11 33 (8.31%) SDLC
12 32 (8.06%) ITIL
12 32 (8.06%) Software Testing
13 27 (6.80%) Test Strategy
14 26 (6.55%) Migration
14 26 (6.55%) E-Commerce
15 25 (6.30%) Project Planning
15 25 (6.30%) User Stories
16 24 (6.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.13%) SQL
2 56 (14.11%) Java
3 24 (6.05%) C#
4 18 (4.53%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.52%) VBScript
7 9 (2.27%) Perl
7 9 (2.27%) C
8 7 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.51%) VB
10 4 (1.01%) ABAP
10 4 (1.01%) Python
11 2 (0.50%) Jython
11 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (0.50%) VBA
11 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) PeopleCode
12 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (12.59%) ISEB
2 48 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 37 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.30%) Degree
5 20 (5.04%) ISTQB
6 18 (4.53%) PMI Certification
7 17 (4.28%) PMP
8 16 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (2.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.51%) HND
12 4 (1.01%) HNC
12 4 (1.01%) APMP
13 2 (0.50%) CISSP
13 2 (0.50%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.50%) CISM
13 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.31%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
2 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
3 1 (0.25%) GAAP
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) GAMP
3 1 (0.25%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.25%) MOM
3 1 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 52 (13.10%) Oracle
2 47 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.80%) SAP
4 13 (3.27%) HP
5 12 (3.02%) Cognos
5 12 (3.02%) Informatica
6 11 (2.77%) webMethods
7 8 (2.02%) Pega
7 8 (2.02%) BEA
8 6 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.51%) Twitter
9 5 (1.26%) IBM
9 5 (1.26%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.26%) Adobe
10 4 (1.01%) VMware
11 3 (0.76%) Planview
11 3 (0.76%) Siebel
11 3 (0.76%) CA
12 2 (0.50%) Talend
13 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago