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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 99 107 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 181 157 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.75% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 116 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £506 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 59 £319 -18.26% 4
Berkshire +1 28 £400 +18.51% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 25 £428 +12.50% 3
West Sussex +4 20 £423 -14.64% 5
Surrey -6 20 £445 +1.71% 13
East Sussex - 16 £415 - 5
Oxfordshire -27 8 £400 -11.11% 6
Middlesex +3 2 £430 +35.43% 1
Kent -1 2 £200 -50.00%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 329 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (29.82%) Finance
3 102 (25.56%) Project Management
4 79 (19.80%) PRINCE2
5 66 (16.54%) Scrum
6 64 (16.04%) SQL
7 62 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (14.54%) Test Scripting
9 55 (13.78%) ISEB
10 53 (13.28%) Microsoft
11 50 (12.53%) Security Cleared
12 48 (12.03%) Business Analysis
13 47 (11.78%) Oracle
14 44 (11.03%) Java
14 44 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 42 (10.53%) .NET
16 40 (10.03%) MS Excel
17 39 (9.77%) SC Cleared
18 36 (9.02%) CRM
18 36 (9.02%) XML
18 36 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (8.52%) SAP
19 34 (8.52%) MS Project
19 34 (8.52%) Use Case
20 33 (8.27%) QA
21 32 (8.02%) Software Testing
22 30 (7.52%) Telecoms
22 30 (7.52%) SDLC
23 29 (7.27%) C#
23 29 (7.27%) E-Commerce

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.01%) Documentum
4 7 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.75%) CMS
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.50%) Confluence
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.50%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.50%) JBoss
5 2 (0.50%) Apache
5 2 (0.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.25%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 40 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.52%) MS Project
3 26 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 22 (5.51%) MS Office
5 11 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.75%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.50%) Primavera
4 5 (1.25%) SAP BCA
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.50%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) SaaS
2 3 (0.75%) Force.com
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.51%) Internet
2 3 (0.75%) NAS
3 2 (0.50%) 802.15
3 2 (0.50%) Firewall
3 2 (0.50%) Wireless
3 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.50%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.50%) HSPA
3 2 (0.50%) GPRS
3 2 (0.50%) LAN
3 2 (0.50%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.50%) UMTS
3 2 (0.50%) WAN
3 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) DNS
3 2 (0.50%) IPv6
4 1 (0.25%) DMZ
4 1 (0.25%) SMTP
4 1 (0.25%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.51%) SAP BW
4 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.50%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.75%) DataStage
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.50%) OLAP
8 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.50%) MySQL
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (4.01%) Visual Studio
1 16 (4.01%) JIRA
1 16 (4.01%) Selenium
2 15 (3.76%) Subversion
2 15 (3.76%) Cucumber
3 13 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.51%) HP UFT
5 8 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.50%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.25%) CA Gen
7 5 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.00%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.75%) Maven
10 2 (0.50%) MorphX
10 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.50%) Ant
10 2 (0.50%) Toad
10 2 (0.50%) JMeter
10 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 119 (29.82%) Finance
2 30 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.76%) Publishing
4 18 (4.51%) Retail
5 16 (4.01%) Marketing
6 13 (3.26%) Automotive
7 11 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.76%) Military
8 10 (2.51%) German Language
9 8 (2.01%) Electronics
10 5 (1.25%) Back Office
10 5 (1.25%) Banking
11 4 (1.00%) Legal
11 4 (1.00%) Billing
12 3 (0.75%) Games
12 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (43.11%) Analyst
2 104 (26.07%) Project Manager
3 81 (20.30%) Business Analyst
4 67 (16.79%) Test Analyst
5 20 (5.01%) Developer
6 18 (4.51%) ScrumMaster
6 18 (4.51%) Agile Project Manager
7 16 (4.01%) Test Leader
7 16 (4.01%) Test Manager
8 12 (3.01%) Architect
8 12 (3.01%) Senior Manager
9 11 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (2.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (2.26%) Consultant
10 9 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.01%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.01%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.01%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.01%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.53%) .NET
2 36 (9.02%) XML
3 14 (3.51%) HTML
4 12 (3.01%) Web Services
4 12 (3.01%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.01%) Gherkin
5 11 (2.76%) WPF
6 10 (2.51%) CSS
7 9 (2.26%) J2EE
7 9 (2.26%) jQuery
8 7 (1.75%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (1.50%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.25%) Middleware
11 4 (1.00%) Velocity
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.75%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.75%) HTML5
12 3 (0.75%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.76%) User Experience
3 14 (3.51%) PMI
4 11 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.01%) DTV
6 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.00%) Economics
7 4 (1.00%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.75%) Video Editing
8 3 (0.75%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.50%) GIS
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
9 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.27%) Windows
2 17 (4.26%) UNIX
3 8 (2.01%) Linux
4 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.56%) Project Management
3 79 (19.80%) PRINCE2
4 66 (16.54%) Scrum
5 62 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (14.54%) Test Scripting
7 48 (12.03%) Business Analysis
8 44 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (9.02%) CRM
9 36 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (8.52%) Use Case
11 32 (8.02%) Software Testing
12 30 (7.52%) SDLC
13 29 (7.27%) E-Commerce
14 28 (7.02%) User Stories
15 27 (6.77%) Project Planning
16 26 (6.52%) Migration
17 25 (6.27%) Test Management
18 24 (6.02%) System Testing
18 24 (6.02%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.04%) SQL
2 44 (11.03%) Java
3 29 (7.27%) C#
4 14 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.76%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.26%) C
7 8 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.75%) Perl
8 7 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.50%) VBScript
10 4 (1.00%) VB
11 3 (0.75%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.50%) R
12 2 (0.50%) X++
12 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.50%) ABAP
12 2 (0.50%) VBA
13 1 (0.25%) PeopleCode
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (13.78%) ISEB
2 50 (12.53%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.77%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.27%) Degree
5 21 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 19 (4.76%) PMP
7 18 (4.51%) ISTQB
8 17 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.50%) APMP
12 2 (0.50%) CISSP
12 2 (0.50%) HND
12 2 (0.50%) CISM
12 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.27%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
2 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
3 1 (0.25%) GAAP
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) vSphere
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.50%) MOM
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.78%) Oracle
3 34 (8.52%) SAP
4 13 (3.26%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.26%) Cognos
6 8 (2.01%) HP
6 8 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.75%) webMethods
7 7 (1.75%) Informatica
8 6 (1.50%) BEA
8 6 (1.50%) VMware
8 6 (1.50%) Twitter
8 6 (1.50%) Pega
9 5 (1.25%) IBM
9 5 (1.25%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.00%) Planview
11 3 (0.75%) CA
11 3 (0.75%) Adobe
11 3 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.50%) Siebel
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Jumar Solutions
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago