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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 74 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 257 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.56% 1.41% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.90% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 92 100
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£400 £405 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £511 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.96%
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 £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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
7715 6912 6396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.74% 74.40% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 3901 3519
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +46 69 £340 -9.33% 5
Surrey +14 47 £450 +5.88% 8
Berkshire +20 46 £350 -9.67% 9
Buckinghamshire +1 37 £400 -5.88% 3
West Sussex +2 27 £450 -17.80% 3
East Sussex +6 14 £420 +8.38% 2
Oxfordshire -15 14 £520 +70.49% 4
Kent - 2 £200 -
Sussex - 1 £423 -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 378 (86.90%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.98%) Finance
3 94 (21.61%) Project Management
4 93 (21.38%) PRINCE2
5 76 (17.47%) Java
6 75 (17.24%) SQL
7 64 (14.71%) Oracle
8 61 (14.02%) Scrum
9 59 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (13.56%) Security Cleared
10 54 (12.41%) Use Case
11 50 (11.49%) Test Scripting
11 50 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (11.26%) ISEB
13 48 (11.03%) Business Analysis
14 46 (10.57%) SC Cleared
15 42 (9.66%) Telecoms
16 41 (9.43%) Microsoft
17 40 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (8.51%) Degree
18 37 (8.51%) QA
18 37 (8.51%) ITIL
19 35 (8.05%) SDLC
20 33 (7.59%) XML
20 33 (7.59%) .NET
21 32 (7.36%) SAP
22 31 (7.13%) Data Modelling
22 31 (7.13%) Software Testing
23 30 (6.90%) CRM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 11 (2.53%) Documentum
3 10 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.61%) Node.js
6 5 (1.15%) JBoss
7 4 (0.92%) CMS
8 3 (0.69%) Confluence
8 3 (0.69%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.46%) Apache
9 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.23%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 29 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.98%) MS Project
3 22 (5.06%) MS Office
4 16 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.69%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.38%) Primavera
3 5 (1.15%) Cordys
4 4 (0.92%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.69%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.38%) SaaS
4 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.61%) Internet
2 4 (0.92%) Wireless
3 3 (0.69%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.69%) ZigBee
3 3 (0.69%) HSPA
3 3 (0.69%) 4G
3 3 (0.69%) 3G
3 3 (0.69%) 802.15
3 3 (0.69%) DNS
3 3 (0.69%) IPv6
3 3 (0.69%) 3GPP
3 3 (0.69%) UMTS
3 3 (0.69%) GPRS
3 3 (0.69%) FTP
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
4 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.23%) DMZ
5 1 (0.23%) IPv4
5 1 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.84%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.61%) Big Data
6 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.38%) DataStage
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.15%) OLAP
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.69%) MySQL
10 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.67%) Selenium
2 25 (5.75%) Subversion
3 21 (4.83%) Cucumber
4 19 (4.37%) JIRA
5 14 (3.22%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.99%) ClearCase
7 12 (2.76%) HP UFT
7 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.53%) Maven
9 9 (2.07%) Toad
9 9 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (1.61%) CA Gen
11 5 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.15%) Ant
12 4 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.69%) JUnit
13 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 113 (25.98%) Finance
2 42 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.21%) Marketing
4 19 (4.37%) Publishing
5 17 (3.91%) Electronics
6 16 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.68%) Retail
7 15 (3.45%) Automotive
8 13 (2.99%) Military
9 10 (2.30%) German Language
10 8 (1.84%) Legal
11 5 (1.15%) Billing
12 4 (0.92%) Banking
13 2 (0.46%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 204 (46.90%) Analyst
2 94 (21.61%) Business Analyst
3 84 (19.31%) Project Manager
4 65 (14.94%) Test Analyst
5 34 (7.82%) Developer
6 19 (4.37%) Architect
6 19 (4.37%) ScrumMaster
7 17 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
8 16 (3.68%) Requirements Analyst
9 14 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (2.76%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.53%) Agile Project Manager
12 10 (2.30%) Designer
12 10 (2.30%) Test Leader
12 10 (2.30%) Financial Business Analyst
12 10 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.59%) .NET
1 33 (7.59%) XML
2 27 (6.21%) HTML
3 22 (5.06%) J2EE
4 17 (3.91%) Web Services
4 17 (3.91%) AngularJS
5 15 (3.45%) CSS
6 13 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.76%) jQuery
7 12 (2.76%) Gherkin
8 10 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.84%) WPF
9 8 (1.84%) Middleware
10 7 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.38%) Web Dynpro
11 6 (1.38%) EJB
12 5 (1.15%) SOAP
12 5 (1.15%) Java EE
12 5 (1.15%) Java EE 5
12 5 (1.15%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.68%) DTV
3 13 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.99%) User Experience
4 11 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.30%) Smart Meter
6 9 (2.07%) PMI
7 8 (1.84%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.69%) Video Editing
8 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.69%) PKI
8 3 (0.69%) GIS
9 2 (0.46%) Statistics
10 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.23%) Wiki
10 1 (0.23%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.98%) UNIX
2 25 (5.75%) Windows
3 9 (2.07%) Linux
4 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.23%) AIX
6 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (86.90%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.61%) Project Management
3 93 (21.38%) PRINCE2
4 61 (14.02%) Scrum
5 59 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (12.41%) Use Case
7 50 (11.49%) Test Scripting
7 50 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (11.03%) Business Analysis
9 40 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (8.51%) ITIL
11 35 (8.05%) SDLC
12 31 (7.13%) Data Modelling
12 31 (7.13%) Software Testing
13 30 (6.90%) CRM
14 29 (6.67%) Test Strategy
15 28 (6.44%) User Stories
16 27 (6.21%) Mentoring
17 26 (5.98%) Migration
17 26 (5.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.47%) Java
2 75 (17.24%) SQL
3 29 (6.67%) C#
4 28 (6.44%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.52%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.14%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.99%) Python
8 12 (2.76%) VBScript
9 11 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.30%) Perl
11 7 (1.61%) ABAP
12 5 (1.15%) Jython
12 5 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (1.15%) C
13 4 (0.92%) VB
13 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.23%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) PeopleCode
14 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.26%) ISEB
3 46 (10.57%) SC Cleared
4 37 (8.51%) Degree
5 25 (5.75%) ISTQB
6 16 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (3.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (2.76%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.53%) PMP
11 6 (1.38%) HND
12 5 (1.15%) HNC
12 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.15%) APMP
13 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.69%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.46%) CISSP
15 2 (0.46%) CISM
15 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.23%) GAAP
3 1 (0.23%) GAMP
3 1 (0.23%) GxP
3 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Firmware
1 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (6.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 64 (14.71%) Oracle
2 41 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.36%) SAP
4 13 (2.99%) Informatica
5 12 (2.76%) webMethods
5 12 (2.76%) HP
6 11 (2.53%) Cognos
7 9 (2.07%) BEA
7 9 (2.07%) Pega
8 8 (1.84%) IBM
9 7 (1.61%) Adobe
10 6 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.38%) Twitter
11 5 (1.15%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.92%) VMware
13 3 (0.69%) CA
13 3 (0.69%) Siebel
14 2 (0.46%) Remedy
14 2 (0.46%) Talend
15 1 (0.23%) Cloudera
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