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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 87 130 151
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +21
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 197 108 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 1.27% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.80% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 49 58
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.16 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £43.75
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
7185 5987 6248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.14% 70.48% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4052 3259 3041
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 231 348
Average hourly rate £21.58 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +26 57 £450 +20.00% 13
Berkshire +9 40 £300 -19.46% 13
Hampshire -2 36 £360 -0.68% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 26 £308 -5.38% 5
Oxfordshire -18 12 £450 +20.00% 2
East Sussex -3 8 £375 - 1
West Sussex -6 8 £400 +23.07% 2
Middlesex +2 2 £470 -10.47%
Kent - 2 £373 - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 264 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (34.57%) Finance
3 92 (28.40%) SQL
4 68 (20.99%) Project Management
5 63 (19.44%) PRINCE2
6 60 (18.52%) .NET
7 53 (16.36%) Oracle
8 52 (16.05%) Scrum
9 42 (12.96%) C#
9 42 (12.96%) Java
9 42 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 39 (12.04%) Security Cleared
10 39 (12.04%) V-Model
11 38 (11.73%) ISEB
12 37 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (11.42%) TDD
13 34 (10.49%) Business Analysis
13 34 (10.49%) Test Scripting
13 34 (10.49%) SC Cleared
13 34 (10.49%) Telecoms
14 33 (10.19%) UNIX
15 31 (9.57%) MVC
15 31 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (9.26%) BDD
17 29 (8.95%) QA
18 28 (8.64%) ITIL
19 27 (8.33%) ASP.NET
20 26 (8.02%) Windows
20 26 (8.02%) MS Excel
20 26 (8.02%) Line Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 16 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.78%) Apache
3 8 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.47%) CMS
3 8 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.23%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.23%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.62%) FileNet
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.72%) MS Project
3 20 (6.17%) MS Office
4 17 (5.25%) MS Visio
5 16 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) FastStats
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.23%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.93%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.31%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Office 365
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) Force.com
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.23%) SMTP
1 4 (1.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.93%) Wireless
2 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (0.93%) DNS
2 3 (0.93%) IPv6
2 3 (0.93%) DMZ
2 3 (0.93%) GPRS
2 3 (0.93%) 3GPP
2 3 (0.93%) UMTS
2 3 (0.93%) ZigBee
2 3 (0.93%) HSPA
2 3 (0.93%) MVNO
3 2 (0.62%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.62%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.62%) 802.15
4 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.25%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.40%) DB2
6 9 (2.78%) MySQL
7 7 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.54%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.93%) DataStage
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.56%) Selenium
2 16 (4.94%) Maven
3 15 (4.63%) JUnit
4 14 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.40%) Eclipse
5 11 (3.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (2.78%) Subversion
6 9 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.47%) Ant
8 7 (2.16%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.16%) JMeter
8 7 (2.16%) Mockito
8 7 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.85%) JIRA
9 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.54%) ERwin
10 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 112 (34.57%) Finance
2 34 (10.49%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.48%) Marketing
4 15 (4.63%) Banking
5 14 (4.32%) Retail
6 10 (3.09%) Automotive
7 9 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.78%) Publishing
8 8 (2.47%) Electronics
9 7 (2.16%) German Language
10 6 (1.85%) Advertising
11 5 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.23%) Back Office
12 4 (1.23%) Billing
13 3 (0.93%) Legal
14 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 122 (37.65%) Analyst
2 62 (19.14%) Business Analyst
3 52 (16.05%) Project Manager
4 41 (12.65%) Test Analyst
4 41 (12.65%) Developer
5 23 (7.10%) Development Manager
6 17 (5.25%) Architect
6 17 (5.25%) Test Manager
7 14 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.70%) Web Manager
10 10 (3.09%) Web Development Manager
10 10 (3.09%) Tester
10 10 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 9 (2.78%) Programme Manager
12 7 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (2.16%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (2.16%) Software Manager
12 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.52%) .NET
2 27 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 23 (7.10%) HTML
4 20 (6.17%) Web Services
4 20 (6.17%) XML
5 19 (5.86%) CSS
5 19 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (4.94%) Spring
7 10 (3.09%) SOAP
8 9 (2.78%) Ajax
9 8 (2.47%) REST
10 7 (2.16%) JSON
10 7 (2.16%) JDBC
10 7 (2.16%) JSP
11 6 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.85%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.54%) SAML
13 4 (1.23%) J2EE
13 4 (1.23%) jQuery
13 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.09%) N-Tier
3 10 (3.09%) PMI
4 9 (2.78%) Open Source
5 8 (2.47%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.85%) iSeries
6 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.85%) User Experience
7 5 (1.54%) DTV
7 5 (1.54%) Economics
8 4 (1.23%) AS400
8 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.93%) PKI
9 3 (0.93%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.19%) UNIX
2 26 (8.02%) Windows
3 20 (6.17%) Linux
4 9 (2.78%) Windows NT
5 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.99%) Project Management
3 63 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 52 (16.05%) Scrum
5 39 (12.04%) V-Model
6 37 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (11.42%) TDD
7 34 (10.49%) Business Analysis
7 34 (10.49%) Test Scripting
8 31 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (9.57%) MVC
9 30 (9.26%) BDD
10 28 (8.64%) ITIL
11 26 (8.02%) Line Management
12 23 (7.10%) E-Commerce
13 22 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (6.79%) UML
13 22 (6.79%) Migration
14 20 (6.17%) Software Testing
14 20 (6.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.40%) SQL
2 42 (12.96%) Java
2 42 (12.96%) C#
3 23 (7.10%) PL/SQL
4 19 (5.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.78%) VBScript
6 6 (1.85%) VB
6 6 (1.85%) RPG
6 6 (1.85%) RPG IV
7 5 (1.54%) C
8 4 (1.23%) RPG/400
9 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.93%) Python
9 3 (0.93%) XAML
10 2 (0.62%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) COBOL
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) AWK
11 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.73%) ISEB
3 34 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.25%) Degree
5 13 (4.01%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 11 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.85%) Sun Certification
9 6 (1.85%) PMP
9 6 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.23%) IIBA
12 1 (0.31%) APMP
12 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.31%) HND
12 1 (0.31%) CISA
12 1 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.95%) QA
2 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.93%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
2 3 (0.93%) Firmware
3 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (16.36%) Oracle
2 42 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.72%) SAP
4 13 (4.01%) IBM
5 11 (3.40%) HP
6 5 (1.54%) Sun
6 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.54%) Cisco
6 5 (1.54%) Primavera
7 4 (1.23%) Adobe
8 3 (0.93%) Siebel
8 3 (0.93%) Tripwire
8 3 (0.93%) Google
8 3 (0.93%) McAfee
8 3 (0.93%) Qualys
8 3 (0.93%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (0.93%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.93%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.62%) Appcelerator
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £12.82 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago