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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 100 137 150
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 170 101 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 1.18% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 57 67
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£400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.16 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £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
7027 6129 6497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.73% 71.38% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 3386 3158
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 £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 245 322
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 £46.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 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 31 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 31 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 47 £450 +20.00% 20
Buckinghamshire 0 31 £325 +14.63% 8
Hampshire -2 31 £360 -24.21% 5
Berkshire +8 26 £369 +13.46% 10
West Sussex +1 9 £400 +23.07% 1
East Sussex -4 8 £375 - 6
Oxfordshire -17 7 £388 - 3
Middlesex +4 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 31 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.

1 257 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (34.05%) Finance
3 94 (28.83%) SQL
4 68 (20.86%) PRINCE2
5 67 (20.55%) Project Management
6 62 (19.02%) .NET
7 59 (18.10%) Scrum
8 58 (17.79%) Oracle
9 44 (13.50%) C#
10 42 (12.88%) Microsoft
11 41 (12.58%) TDD
12 40 (12.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (11.96%) Java
14 37 (11.35%) Security Cleared
14 37 (11.35%) V-Model
15 35 (10.74%) Test Scripting
15 35 (10.74%) Business Analysis
15 35 (10.74%) UNIX
16 34 (10.43%) ISEB
16 34 (10.43%) BDD
17 33 (10.12%) MVC
18 32 (9.82%) SC Cleared
19 31 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (9.51%) ITIL
19 31 (9.51%) ASP.NET
20 30 (9.20%) MS Project
20 30 (9.20%) Windows
21 29 (8.90%) Telecoms
21 29 (8.90%) QA
22 27 (8.28%) SAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.76%) Apache
3 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.45%) CMS
3 8 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.23%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.23%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.61%) IIS
6 2 (0.61%) FileNet
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 30 (9.20%) MS Project
2 24 (7.36%) MS Excel
3 21 (6.44%) MS Office
4 14 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) FastStats
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.53%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.23%) Misys Midas
4 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.31%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.31%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Office 365
2 3 (0.92%) IaaS
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Force.com
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.84%) SMTP
2 4 (1.23%) Internet
2 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.23%) MVNO
3 3 (0.92%) ZigBee
3 3 (0.92%) HSPA
3 3 (0.92%) DNS
3 3 (0.92%) IPv6
3 3 (0.92%) DMZ
3 3 (0.92%) GPRS
3 3 (0.92%) 3GPP
3 3 (0.92%) UMTS
3 3 (0.92%) Firewall
3 3 (0.92%) Wireless
4 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.61%) 802.15
5 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.91%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.37%) DB2
6 9 (2.76%) MySQL
7 7 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.84%) SAP BW
8 6 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.92%) DataStage
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.60%) Selenium
2 14 (4.29%) JUnit
2 14 (4.29%) Maven
3 11 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.76%) WebDriver
5 8 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.45%) Subversion
5 8 (2.45%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.15%) IntelliJ
6 7 (2.15%) Ant
6 7 (2.15%) JMeter
6 7 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (2.15%) Mockito
7 5 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.53%) ERwin
7 5 (1.53%) JIRA
7 5 (1.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 111 (34.05%) Finance
2 29 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.06%) Marketing
4 14 (4.29%) Banking
4 14 (4.29%) Retail
5 10 (3.07%) Automotive
6 7 (2.15%) Electronics
7 6 (1.84%) Legal
7 6 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.84%) Advertising
8 5 (1.53%) Publishing
9 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.23%) Back Office
9 4 (1.23%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (38.34%) Analyst
2 59 (18.10%) Business Analyst
3 51 (15.64%) Project Manager
4 44 (13.50%) Developer
5 43 (13.19%) Test Analyst
6 26 (7.98%) Development Manager
7 18 (5.52%) Architect
8 17 (5.21%) Test Manager
9 14 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.99%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.37%) Web Development Manager
12 11 (3.37%) Web Manager
13 8 (2.45%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.45%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.15%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (2.15%) Tester
14 7 (2.15%) Software Manager
14 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.02%) .NET
2 31 (9.51%) ASP.NET
3 22 (6.75%) HTML
4 21 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (6.13%) Web Services
5 20 (6.13%) XML
6 18 (5.52%) CSS
7 15 (4.60%) Spring
8 9 (2.76%) Ajax
8 9 (2.76%) SOAP
9 8 (2.45%) REST
10 7 (2.15%) JSON
10 7 (2.15%) JDBC
10 7 (2.15%) JSP
11 6 (1.84%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.84%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.53%) SAML
13 4 (1.23%) Middleware
14 3 (0.92%) XHTML
14 3 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.99%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.37%) Open Source
5 9 (2.76%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.84%) User Experience
6 6 (1.84%) iSeries
6 6 (1.84%) PMI
6 6 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.53%) PKI
7 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.23%) Economics
8 4 (1.23%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.23%) AS400
8 4 (1.23%) DTV
8 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.92%) CMDB
9 3 (0.92%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.74%) UNIX
2 30 (9.20%) Windows
3 23 (7.06%) Linux
4 9 (2.76%) Windows NT
5 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.86%) PRINCE2
3 67 (20.55%) Project Management
4 59 (18.10%) Scrum
5 41 (12.58%) TDD
6 40 (12.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (11.35%) V-Model
8 35 (10.74%) Test Scripting
8 35 (10.74%) Business Analysis
9 34 (10.43%) BDD
10 33 (10.12%) MVC
11 31 (9.51%) ITIL
11 31 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (7.98%) SOA
13 25 (7.67%) Software Testing
14 24 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.36%) Line Management
15 23 (7.06%) CRM
15 23 (7.06%) Migration
16 21 (6.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 94 (28.83%) SQL
2 44 (13.50%) C#
3 39 (11.96%) Java
4 26 (7.98%) PL/SQL
5 17 (5.21%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.76%) VBScript
7 8 (2.45%) C
8 6 (1.84%) RPG
8 6 (1.84%) VB
8 6 (1.84%) RPG IV
9 4 (1.23%) RPG/400
10 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.61%) Python
11 2 (0.61%) PHP
11 2 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.61%) XAML
12 1 (0.31%) AWK
12 1 (0.31%) Korn
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 37 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.43%) ISEB
3 32 (9.82%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.60%) Degree
5 12 (3.68%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.76%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.84%) PMP
9 6 (1.84%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.92%) IIBA
13 2 (0.61%) APMP
14 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.31%) CCA
14 1 (0.31%) CISSP
14 1 (0.31%) HND
14 1 (0.31%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.90%) QA
2 7 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 2 (0.61%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (1.84%) Terminal Services
2 3 (0.92%) Firmware
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (7.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (17.79%) Oracle
2 42 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.28%) SAP
4 12 (3.68%) HP
5 11 (3.37%) IBM
5 11 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.84%) Informatica
7 5 (1.53%) Sun
7 5 (1.53%) Cisco
8 4 (1.23%) Siebel
8 4 (1.23%) Adobe
8 4 (1.23%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.23%) Remedy
8 4 (1.23%) Primavera
8 4 (1.23%) VMware
9 3 (0.92%) Tripwire
9 3 (0.92%) Google
9 3 (0.92%) ComArch
9 3 (0.92%) Qualys
9 3 (0.92%) Barracuda Networks
Godalming, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £400 - £575 per day + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £358.08 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £320 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago