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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 125 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 127 134 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.51% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.10% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 103 66
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£410 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £276 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £518 £430
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 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +14 34 £425 +53.15% 6
Surrey -8 24 £425 +21.42% 14
Berkshire +3 23 £388 -4.61% 9
Hampshire -1 22 £375 -21.05% 3
West Sussex +1 8 £600 +84.61% 3
Oxfordshire -9 7 £275 -31.25% 2
East Sussex -6 2 £425 +8.97% 2
Middlesex - 2 £400 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (33.72%) Finance
2 58 (22.48%) PRINCE2
3 55 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (20.93%) Scrum
4 54 (20.93%) Project Management
5 50 (19.38%) SQL
6 47 (18.22%) Oracle
7 39 (15.12%) .NET
8 35 (13.57%) ITIL
9 32 (12.40%) Windows
10 31 (12.02%) C#
11 30 (11.63%) TDD
12 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
13 26 (10.08%) BDD
14 25 (9.69%) UNIX
14 25 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (9.30%) MS Project
16 23 (8.91%) SOA
16 23 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (8.53%) Test Scripting
17 22 (8.53%) Security Cleared
17 22 (8.53%) V-Model
17 22 (8.53%) Business Analysis
17 22 (8.53%) E-Commerce
17 22 (8.53%) CRM
17 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET
17 22 (8.53%) Java
17 22 (8.53%) ISEB
17 22 (8.53%) MVC
18 21 (8.14%) SAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.55%) Apache
4 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.78%) SAP Web AS
5 2 (0.78%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (9.30%) MS Project
2 18 (6.98%) MS Office
3 17 (6.59%) MS Excel
4 10 (3.88%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) FastStats
6 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.71%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.71%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.16%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.78%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) SaaS
1 4 (1.55%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) Force.com
2 2 (0.78%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.71%) SMTP
2 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.55%) Firewall
4 3 (1.16%) HSPA
4 3 (1.16%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.16%) DMZ
4 3 (1.16%) IPv6
4 3 (1.16%) DNS
4 3 (1.16%) GPRS
4 3 (1.16%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.16%) UMTS
4 3 (1.16%) Wireless
5 2 (0.78%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.78%) 802.15
5 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.78%) MVNO
6 1 (0.39%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.33%) DB2
3 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.94%) MySQL
5 4 (1.55%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) DataStage
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (5.04%) Selenium
2 9 (3.49%) WebDriver
3 8 (3.10%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.71%) JMeter
5 6 (2.33%) JUnit
6 5 (1.94%) Ant
6 5 (1.94%) Maven
7 4 (1.55%) Subversion
7 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.16%) Mockito
8 3 (1.16%) JIRA
8 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.16%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) Toad
9 2 (0.78%) ERwin
9 2 (0.78%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 87 (33.72%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.04%) Marketing
3 13 (5.04%) Banking
4 10 (3.88%) Retail
5 8 (3.10%) Automotive
6 7 (2.71%) Advertising
7 5 (1.94%) Electronics
8 4 (1.55%) Publishing
9 3 (1.16%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.16%) Billing
9 3 (1.16%) Legal
9 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.78%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (39.15%) Analyst
2 50 (19.38%) Business Analyst
3 44 (17.05%) Project Manager
4 33 (12.79%) Test Analyst
5 25 (9.69%) Developer
6 18 (6.98%) Development Manager
7 15 (5.81%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.26%) Web Manager
9 11 (4.26%) Web Development Manager
9 11 (4.26%) Architect
10 10 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.88%) Test Manager
11 9 (3.49%) Lead Business Analyst
11 9 (3.49%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.71%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (2.71%) Tester
13 7 (2.71%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.12%) .NET
2 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (5.81%) Web Services
5 13 (5.04%) XML
6 9 (3.49%) HTML
7 8 (3.10%) SOAP
8 5 (1.94%) REST
8 5 (1.94%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.94%) CSS
9 4 (1.55%) Middleware
9 4 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.55%) Spring
10 3 (1.16%) JSON
10 3 (1.16%) MDX
10 3 (1.16%) Ajax
10 3 (1.16%) JDBC
10 3 (1.16%) JSP
11 2 (0.78%) DHTML
11 2 (0.78%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.04%) Mobile App
1 13 (5.04%) N-Tier
2 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (1.94%) Smart Meter
2 5 (1.94%) Open Source
2 5 (1.94%) PKI
2 5 (1.94%) PMI
2 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.55%) CMDB
3 4 (1.55%) Data Extraction
3 4 (1.55%) iSeries
4 3 (1.16%) Firmware
4 3 (1.16%) DTV
4 3 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.78%) AS400
5 2 (0.78%) APACS
5 2 (0.78%) Economics
5 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.40%) Windows
2 25 (9.69%) UNIX
3 14 (5.43%) Linux
4 9 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.71%) Windows NT
6 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.48%) PRINCE2
2 55 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.93%) Scrum
3 54 (20.93%) Project Management
4 35 (13.57%) ITIL
5 30 (11.63%) TDD
6 26 (10.08%) BDD
7 25 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (8.91%) SOA
8 23 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (8.53%) Test Scripting
9 22 (8.53%) V-Model
9 22 (8.53%) Business Analysis
9 22 (8.53%) E-Commerce
9 22 (8.53%) CRM
9 22 (8.53%) MVC
10 19 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.98%) Web Development
12 17 (6.59%) User Stories
13 16 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.38%) SQL
2 31 (12.02%) C#
3 22 (8.53%) Java
4 14 (5.43%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.71%) VBScript
7 6 (2.33%) VB
8 5 (1.94%) C
9 4 (1.55%) ABAP
9 4 (1.55%) RPG
9 4 (1.55%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.39%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) COBOL
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (8.53%) Security Cleared
1 22 (8.53%) ISEB
2 20 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.88%) Degree
4 9 (3.49%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.94%) PMP
8 3 (1.16%) APMP
8 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.16%) CCA
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) IIBA
10 1 (0.39%) CISSP
10 1 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.20%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.71%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (18.22%) Oracle
2 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.14%) SAP
4 14 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.49%) HP
6 8 (3.10%) Remedy
7 6 (2.33%) Informatica
8 5 (1.94%) VMware
9 4 (1.55%) IBM
9 4 (1.55%) ComArch
10 3 (1.16%) Google
10 3 (1.16%) Siebel
11 2 (0.78%) Cisco
11 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.78%) Primavera
11 2 (0.78%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.39%) Comverse
12 1 (0.39%) hybris
12 1 (0.39%) Agilent
12 1 (0.39%) Planview
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