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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 87 85 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 202 201 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.37% 2.12% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.74% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 117 67
Average daily rate £400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £384
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £12.82 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
6781 7326 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.29% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4012 3382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 240 268
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +1 60 £380 -15.55% 16
Surrey +1 48 £420 -11.57% 14
Hampshire +4 34 £400 +6.66% 8
Kent 0 16 £350 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £300 -
Oxfordshire +7 14 £520 +18.18% 3
West Sussex +6 7 £360 -12.72%
East Sussex +4 5 £250 -47.36%
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 422 (89.41%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (25.85%) SQL
3 114 (24.15%) Java
4 112 (23.73%) Oracle
4 112 (23.73%) Finance
5 95 (20.13%) JavaScript
5 95 (20.13%) SDLC
6 85 (18.01%) Scrum
7 84 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
8 82 (17.37%) Project Management
9 73 (15.47%) XML
10 72 (15.25%) PRINCE2
11 66 (13.98%) Degree
12 62 (13.14%) Subversion
13 60 (12.71%) WebLogic
14 59 (12.50%) PL/SQL
15 58 (12.29%) HTML
15 58 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (12.08%) ISEB
17 50 (10.59%) TOGAF
17 50 (10.59%) Data Modelling
17 50 (10.59%) Python
18 48 (10.17%) J2EE
19 47 (9.96%) Selenium
20 46 (9.75%) Data Analysis
20 46 (9.75%) Microsoft
20 46 (9.75%) Oracle Database
21 44 (9.32%) Telecoms
21 44 (9.32%) Business Analysis
21 44 (9.32%) Software Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 60 (12.71%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.14%) WebSphere
3 27 (5.72%) Node.js
4 18 (3.81%) JBoss
5 10 (2.12%) IIS
6 8 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.27%) Apache
7 6 (1.27%) Documentum
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.85%) Confluence
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.42%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (5.30%) MS Excel
1 25 (5.30%) MS Office
2 14 (2.97%) MS Project
3 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.87%) OpenText Process Suite
2 12 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.85%) HFM
4 4 (0.85%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.64%) Primavera
6 2 (0.42%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.42%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.42%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.24%) Force.com
4 13 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.06%) Office 365
6 3 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Heroku
7 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.27%) Internet
1 6 (1.27%) VLAN
2 5 (1.06%) WAN
3 3 (0.64%) FTP
3 3 (0.64%) HTTP
3 3 (0.64%) LAN
3 3 (0.64%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) 802.15
5 1 (0.21%) ATM
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) IPv6
5 1 (0.21%) NAS
5 1 (0.21%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.75%) Oracle Database
2 33 (6.99%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.57%) Big Data
4 28 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (5.72%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.03%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.54%) Data Mining
8 12 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.27%) DB2
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.85%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 62 (13.14%) Subversion
2 47 (9.96%) Selenium
3 43 (9.11%) Ant
4 39 (8.26%) Maven
5 33 (6.99%) JIRA
6 32 (6.78%) Toad
7 23 (4.87%) Eclipse
7 23 (4.87%) JUnit
8 22 (4.66%) Jenkins
9 21 (4.45%) Cucumber
10 19 (4.03%) ClearCase
11 17 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (3.18%) Git (software)
13 13 (2.75%) SoapUI
14 12 (2.54%) Checkstyle
14 12 (2.54%) FindBugs
14 12 (2.54%) Gradle
15 11 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (1.69%) Artifactory
General
1 112 (23.73%) Finance
2 44 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.20%) Publishing
4 20 (4.24%) Marketing
5 14 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.97%) Retail
6 13 (2.75%) Electronics
7 8 (1.69%) Banking
8 7 (1.48%) Automotive
9 6 (1.27%) Front Office
10 5 (1.06%) Legal
11 4 (0.85%) Military
12 3 (0.64%) Billing
13 2 (0.42%) Games
14 1 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (32.42%) Analyst
2 107 (22.67%) Developer
3 73 (15.47%) Architect
4 71 (15.04%) Business Analyst
5 57 (12.08%) Project Manager
6 53 (11.23%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 42 (8.90%) Test Analyst
9 30 (6.36%) IT Manager
10 27 (5.72%) Data Architect
11 22 (4.66%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.24%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 19 (4.03%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (4.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 18 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (3.60%) Big Data Architect
15 17 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
16 16 (3.39%) .NET Developer
17 13 (2.75%) Financial Analyst
18 12 (2.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.47%) XML
2 58 (12.29%) HTML
3 48 (10.17%) J2EE
4 41 (8.69%) SOAP
4 41 (8.69%) Web Services
5 40 (8.47%) CSS
6 38 (8.05%) .NET
7 35 (7.42%) Natural Language Processing
8 29 (6.14%) AngularJS
8 29 (6.14%) Java EE
8 29 (6.14%) JRules
8 29 (6.14%) JSF
9 28 (5.93%) Spring
10 26 (5.51%) EJB
10 26 (5.51%) Java SE
11 25 (5.30%) ASP.NET
12 24 (5.08%) JMS
12 24 (5.08%) JPA
13 22 (4.66%) Hibernate
14 21 (4.45%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.42%) Algorithms
3 18 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.97%) Smart Meter
5 10 (2.12%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.69%) PMI
7 8 (1.69%) Smartcard
7 8 (1.69%) User Experience
8 7 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.42%) PKI
11 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.21%) Life Science
12 1 (0.21%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.11%) Unix
2 22 (4.66%) Windows
3 20 (4.24%) Linux
4 9 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.85%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) AIX
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (89.41%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.13%) SDLC
3 85 (18.01%) Scrum
4 82 (17.37%) Project Management
5 72 (15.25%) PRINCE2
6 58 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (10.59%) Data Modelling
7 50 (10.59%) TOGAF
8 46 (9.75%) Data Analysis
9 44 (9.32%) Business Analysis
9 44 (9.32%) Software Testing
10 42 (8.90%) Analytics
11 41 (8.69%) ITIL
12 40 (8.47%) UML
13 39 (8.26%) Content Management
14 38 (8.05%) Data Analytics
15 36 (7.63%) Content Enrichment
15 36 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 36 (7.63%) Machine Learning
16 35 (7.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 122 (25.85%) SQL
2 114 (24.15%) Java
3 95 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 59 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 50 (10.59%) Python
6 40 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 30 (6.36%) C#
8 23 (4.87%) Jython
8 23 (4.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 21 (4.45%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.48%) VBScript
12 6 (1.27%) C
12 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.06%) Perl
13 5 (1.06%) VB
14 3 (0.64%) ABAP
14 3 (0.64%) PHP
14 3 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (13.98%) Degree
2 57 (12.08%) ISEB
3 37 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 32 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.03%) ISTQB
6 18 (3.81%) PMI Certification
7 15 (3.18%) PMP
8 13 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.12%) Sun Certification
10 8 (1.69%) CISA
10 8 (1.69%) CISM
10 8 (1.69%) CISSP
10 8 (1.69%) IISP
11 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.64%) APMP
13 3 (0.64%) OCA
13 3 (0.64%) OCP
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.90%) QA
2 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.69%) ISO27005
3 8 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.48%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.64%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.42%) FATCA
7 2 (0.42%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.42%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) GAAP
8 1 (0.21%) P3O
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.27%) Control-M
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 112 (23.73%) Oracle
2 46 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.57%) SAP
4 30 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (4.24%) IBM
6 14 (2.97%) HP
7 9 (1.91%) Informatica
8 8 (1.69%) Cisco
9 7 (1.48%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.48%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (1.48%) Intel Security
9 7 (1.48%) Qualys
9 7 (1.48%) Remedy
9 7 (1.48%) Sun
9 7 (1.48%) Tripwire
10 5 (1.06%) BEA
10 5 (1.06%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.06%) Pega
10 5 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.85%) Cognos
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