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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 104 137 142
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 163 106 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.23% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.73% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 63 67
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£400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.16 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 - £50.00
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
6947 6138 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.83% 71.46% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3953 3423 3263
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 241 335
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Surrey +19 46 £450 +24.13% 18
Buckinghamshire +9 29 £338 +19.25% 5
Hampshire -4 29 £358 -24.61% 4
Berkshire +11 24 £369 +1.72% 7
Oxfordshire -7 9 £325 -18.75% 4
West Sussex -2 8 £400 +23.07%
East Sussex -11 7 £375 - 7
Middlesex 0 2 £470 -10.47%
Kent - 1 £320 - 1
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 253 (79.06%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (34.69%) Finance
3 91 (28.44%) SQL
4 70 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 67 (20.94%) Project Management
6 60 (18.75%) .NET
7 57 (17.81%) Oracle
7 57 (17.81%) Scrum
8 41 (12.81%) C#
9 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
10 37 (11.56%) TDD
11 36 (11.25%) Security Cleared
12 35 (10.94%) Business Analysis
13 34 (10.63%) Java
14 33 (10.31%) UNIX
14 33 (10.31%) ITIL
14 33 (10.31%) BDD
15 32 (10.00%) V-Model
15 32 (10.00%) Test Scripting
15 32 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (10.00%) ISEB
15 32 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (9.69%) MVC
16 31 (9.69%) Windows
16 31 (9.69%) MS Project
16 31 (9.69%) SC Cleared
17 29 (9.06%) ASP.NET
18 28 (8.75%) Telecoms
19 27 (8.44%) SAP
19 27 (8.44%) QA

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.50%) Apache
3 7 (2.19%) CMS
3 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.25%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.63%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.63%) FileNet
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (9.69%) MS Project
2 22 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 21 (6.56%) MS Office
4 17 (5.31%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
6 1 (0.31%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (3.44%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.19%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.25%) Misys Midas
3 4 (1.25%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Office 365
2 3 (0.94%) IaaS
2 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Force.com
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.19%) SMTP
2 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.25%) Internet
3 4 (1.25%) Firewall
3 4 (1.25%) MVNO
4 3 (0.94%) Wireless
4 3 (0.94%) DMZ
4 3 (0.94%) IPv6
4 3 (0.94%) DNS
4 3 (0.94%) GPRS
4 3 (0.94%) 3GPP
4 3 (0.94%) UMTS
4 3 (0.94%) ZigBee
4 3 (0.94%) HSPA
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.63%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.63%) 802.15
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.38%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.44%) DB2
3 11 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.50%) MySQL
5 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.88%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.94%) DataStage
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (4.38%) Selenium
2 13 (4.06%) JUnit
2 13 (4.06%) Maven
3 11 (3.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.81%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.19%) JMeter
7 7 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.19%) Subversion
8 6 (1.88%) Mockito
8 6 (1.88%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.88%) Ant
9 5 (1.56%) ERwin
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.56%) JIRA
10 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.63%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 111 (34.69%) Finance
2 28 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.56%) Marketing
4 17 (5.31%) Banking
5 14 (4.38%) Retail
6 11 (3.44%) Automotive
7 7 (2.19%) Electronics
7 7 (2.19%) Advertising
8 6 (1.88%) Legal
8 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.56%) Publishing
10 4 (1.25%) Billing
10 4 (1.25%) Back Office
10 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (38.75%) Analyst
2 62 (19.38%) Business Analyst
3 50 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 41 (12.81%) Developer
5 40 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 26 (8.13%) Development Manager
7 18 (5.63%) Architect
8 15 (4.69%) Test Manager
9 14 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
9 14 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.75%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Web Manager
11 11 (3.44%) Web Development Manager
12 9 (2.81%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.19%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.19%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (2.19%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.75%) .NET
2 29 (9.06%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (5.63%) HTML
5 17 (5.31%) XML
6 16 (5.00%) Web Services
7 14 (4.38%) Spring
7 14 (4.38%) CSS
8 8 (2.50%) Ajax
8 8 (2.50%) SOAP
9 7 (2.19%) REST
10 6 (1.88%) JSON
10 6 (1.88%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.88%) JDBC
10 6 (1.88%) JSP
10 6 (1.88%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.56%) SAML
12 4 (1.25%) Middleware
13 3 (0.94%) jQuery
13 3 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.06%) N-Tier
2 13 (4.06%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.81%) Smart Meter
3 9 (2.81%) Open Source
4 6 (1.88%) PKI
4 6 (1.88%) iSeries
4 6 (1.88%) PMI
4 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.88%) User Experience
5 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.25%) Economics
6 4 (1.25%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.25%) AS400
6 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.25%) DTV
7 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.31%) UNIX
2 31 (9.69%) Windows
3 22 (6.88%) Linux
4 9 (2.81%) Windows NT
4 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (79.06%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 67 (20.94%) Project Management
4 57 (17.81%) Scrum
5 37 (11.56%) TDD
6 35 (10.94%) Business Analysis
7 33 (10.31%) ITIL
7 33 (10.31%) BDD
8 32 (10.00%) V-Model
8 32 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 32 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (9.69%) MVC
10 26 (8.13%) SOA
11 24 (7.50%) Line Management
12 23 (7.19%) UML
12 23 (7.19%) CRM
12 23 (7.19%) E-Commerce
12 23 (7.19%) Software Testing
13 22 (6.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.44%) SQL
2 41 (12.81%) C#
3 34 (10.63%) Java
4 24 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.81%) VBScript
7 8 (2.50%) C
8 6 (1.88%) RPG IV
8 6 (1.88%) VB
8 6 (1.88%) RPG
9 4 (1.25%) RPG/400
10 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.63%) ABAP
11 2 (0.63%) C++
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) sed
12 1 (0.31%) AWK
12 1 (0.31%) XAML
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.00%) ISEB
3 31 (9.69%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.69%) Degree
5 12 (3.75%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.81%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.88%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.56%) PMP
10 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.94%) IIBA
13 2 (0.63%) APMP
13 2 (0.63%) CCA
14 1 (0.31%) CISA
14 1 (0.31%) CISM
14 1 (0.31%) HND
14 1 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.44%) QA
2 6 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.63%) COBIT
5 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Terminal Services
2 3 (0.94%) Firmware
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) vSphere
3 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (17.81%) Oracle
2 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.44%) SAP
4 11 (3.44%) HP
4 11 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.13%) IBM
6 6 (1.88%) Informatica
7 4 (1.25%) VMware
7 4 (1.25%) Cisco
7 4 (1.25%) Siebel
7 4 (1.25%) Primavera
7 4 (1.25%) Remedy
8 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.94%) Sun
8 3 (0.94%) ComArch
8 3 (0.94%) Google
9 2 (0.63%) Planview
9 2 (0.63%) Tripwire
9 2 (0.63%) Qualys
9 2 (0.63%) Barracuda Networks
Dover, Kent
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £560 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago