The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 157 125 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.48% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.10% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 65
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£413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £278 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
Buckinghamshire +24 41 £410 +47.74% 9
Berkshire +2 37 £338 -10.00% 7
Hampshire +3 29 £383 -14.52% 5
Surrey -11 22 £425 +21.42% 22
West Sussex -1 11 £500 +53.84% 5
Oxfordshire -12 9 £438 +9.37%
Middlesex - 3 £318 -
East Sussex -5 2 £425 +6.25% 2
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 82 (32.41%) Finance
2 60 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 50 (19.76%) Scrum
5 47 (18.58%) Project Management
6 45 (17.79%) Oracle
7 39 (15.42%) SQL
8 33 (13.04%) .NET
8 33 (13.04%) ITIL
9 29 (11.46%) Windows
10 27 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 27 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (10.28%) C#
12 25 (9.88%) CRM
12 25 (9.88%) SOA
13 23 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 23 (9.09%) UNIX
13 23 (9.09%) MS Project
13 23 (9.09%) TDD
14 22 (8.70%) Business Analysis
15 21 (8.30%) SAP
15 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET
15 21 (8.30%) ISEB
16 20 (7.91%) MVC
16 20 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (7.91%) Test Scripting
17 19 (7.51%) V-Model
17 19 (7.51%) User Stories
18 18 (7.11%) BDD
18 18 (7.11%) Security Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (2.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.19%) SAP Web AS
3 3 (1.19%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.19%) Apache
3 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.40%) FileNet
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (9.09%) MS Project
2 17 (6.72%) MS Office
3 14 (5.53%) MS Excel
4 9 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.77%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.77%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.19%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.79%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) IaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.77%) SMTP
2 6 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.58%) Firewall
4 3 (1.19%) Wireless
4 3 (1.19%) IPv6
4 3 (1.19%) DMZ
4 3 (1.19%) DNS
4 3 (1.19%) GPRS
4 3 (1.19%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.19%) UMTS
4 3 (1.19%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.19%) HSPA
5 2 (0.79%) MVNO
5 2 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.79%) Internet
5 2 (0.79%) 802.15
5 2 (0.79%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.77%) DB2
3 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.58%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) DataStage
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) IDOL
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Selenium
2 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.58%) JMeter
3 4 (1.58%) JUnit
4 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.19%) Ant
4 3 (1.19%) TestDirector
4 3 (1.19%) Maven
4 3 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (0.79%) ERwin
5 2 (0.79%) Toad
5 2 (0.79%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.79%) Subversion
5 2 (0.79%) Hudson
5 2 (0.79%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (32.41%) Finance
2 18 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.14%) Banking
4 12 (4.74%) Retail
5 10 (3.95%) Marketing
5 10 (3.95%) Automotive
6 6 (2.37%) Advertising
7 5 (1.98%) Electronics
8 4 (1.58%) Publishing
9 3 (1.19%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.19%) Billing
9 3 (1.19%) Legal
9 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.79%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (39.53%) Analyst
2 54 (21.34%) Business Analyst
3 43 (17.00%) Project Manager
4 30 (11.86%) Test Analyst
5 23 (9.09%) Developer
6 18 (7.11%) Development Manager
7 14 (5.53%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (4.74%) Architect
8 12 (4.74%) Web Manager
8 12 (4.74%) Lead Business Analyst
9 11 (4.35%) Web Development Manager
10 10 (3.95%) Programme Manager
10 10 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.56%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 7 (2.77%) SAP Analyst
12 7 (2.77%) Programme Office Manager
12 7 (2.77%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.04%) .NET
2 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.32%) Web Services
3 16 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (4.35%) XML
5 7 (2.77%) HTML
6 6 (2.37%) Middleware
6 6 (2.37%) SOAP
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.19%) REST
9 3 (1.19%) MDX
9 3 (1.19%) Spring
10 2 (0.79%) DHTML
10 2 (0.79%) J2EE
10 2 (0.79%) CSS
10 2 (0.79%) WF
11 1 (0.40%) Spring Security
11 1 (0.40%) GWT
11 1 (0.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.32%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.14%) N-Tier
3 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.98%) PKI
3 5 (1.98%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.58%) Open Source
4 4 (1.58%) CMDB
4 4 (1.58%) iSeries
5 3 (1.19%) Grid Computing
5 3 (1.19%) PMI
5 3 (1.19%) Firmware
5 3 (1.19%) DTV
5 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.79%) AS400
6 2 (0.79%) APACS
6 2 (0.79%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.79%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.46%) Windows
2 23 (9.09%) UNIX
3 13 (5.14%) Linux
4 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.19%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 50 (19.76%) Scrum
4 47 (18.58%) Project Management
5 33 (13.04%) ITIL
6 27 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (9.88%) CRM
7 25 (9.88%) SOA
8 23 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 23 (9.09%) TDD
9 22 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 20 (7.91%) MVC
10 20 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (7.91%) Test Scripting
11 19 (7.51%) V-Model
11 19 (7.51%) User Stories
12 18 (7.11%) BDD
12 18 (7.11%) Web Development
13 17 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.42%) SQL
2 26 (10.28%) C#
3 17 (6.72%) Java
4 14 (5.53%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.37%) C
6 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.58%) RPG
7 4 (1.58%) VB
7 4 (1.58%) ABAP
7 4 (1.58%) RPG IV
8 3 (1.19%) VBScript
9 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.79%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) VB6
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.30%) ISEB
2 18 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.35%) Degree
5 10 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.77%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.58%) PMP
10 3 (1.19%) CCA
10 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.19%) APMP
11 2 (0.79%) IIBA
11 2 (0.79%) CISM
11 2 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.93%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.77%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.79%) vSphere
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 45 (17.79%) Oracle
2 27 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.30%) SAP
4 16 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.95%) HP
6 8 (3.16%) Remedy
7 6 (2.37%) Informatica
7 6 (2.37%) IBM
8 5 (1.98%) VMware
9 4 (1.58%) ComArch
10 3 (1.19%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.19%) Siebel
11 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.79%) Primavera
11 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.79%) Google
11 2 (0.79%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.40%) Agilent
12 1 (0.40%) Planview
12 1 (0.40%) webMethods
South East
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Vadis People
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
CPS Group
Posted: 25 days ago