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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 131 146
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +15
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 201 108 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.67% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 62 36
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£413 £405 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £328 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-61.00% +138.46%
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
7382 6452 5457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.32% 72.86% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4060 3447 2670
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 264 306
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £49.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Berkshire +17 56 £445 +5.95% 14
Surrey +19 38 £475 +2.70% 8
Hampshire -4 31 £387 -7.64% 12
Buckinghamshire +9 28 £300 -14.28% 6
Oxfordshire -6 13 £475 +35.71% 2
East Sussex - 12 £475 - 3
Kent -4 9 £425 +13.33% 1
West Sussex -12 8 £413 -0.60% 2
Middlesex +5 2 £263 -34.37%
Sussex - 2 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (83.29%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (36.46%) Finance
3 104 (26.33%) Project Management
4 81 (20.51%) SQL
5 65 (16.46%) ISEB
6 62 (15.70%) PRINCE2
7 61 (15.44%) Scrum
8 57 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (14.18%) Business Analysis
10 54 (13.67%) .NET
11 53 (13.42%) Microsoft
12 49 (12.41%) Test Scripting
13 47 (11.90%) Security Cleared
14 46 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (10.89%) V-Model
15 43 (10.89%) Telecoms
16 42 (10.63%) MS Excel
17 41 (10.38%) QA
18 40 (10.13%) User Stories
19 39 (9.87%) Java
19 39 (9.87%) SAP
20 38 (9.62%) SC Cleared
21 34 (8.61%) Test Management
22 32 (8.10%) Degree
22 32 (8.10%) C#
22 32 (8.10%) XML
23 31 (7.85%) Oracle
23 31 (7.85%) MS Visio
24 30 (7.59%) Software Testing
25 29 (7.34%) Migration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.78%) CMS
3 8 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.52%) Apache
5 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.76%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.51%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) SAS
9 1 (0.25%) FileNet
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Lync
9 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.85%) MS Visio
3 24 (6.08%) MS Project
4 22 (5.57%) MS Office
5 15 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.27%) SAP BCA
4 4 (1.01%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.51%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) SaaS
2 3 (0.76%) Force.com
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.27%) Internet
2 3 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.51%) NAS
3 2 (0.51%) MVNO
3 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) ATM
4 1 (0.25%) LAN
4 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.08%) SQL Server
1 24 (6.08%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (3.29%) SAP BW
3 12 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.52%) DB2
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.27%) MySQL
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.51%) Big Data
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (4.56%) Selenium
2 15 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.29%) Maven
4 12 (3.04%) JUnit
5 11 (2.78%) JIRA
5 11 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (1.77%) Subversion
9 6 (1.52%) Ant
9 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.52%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.27%) JMeter
10 5 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.01%) Mockito
11 4 (1.01%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.76%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.76%) ERwin
General
1 144 (36.46%) Finance
2 43 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.32%) Publishing
3 21 (5.32%) Marketing
4 19 (4.81%) Retail
5 16 (4.05%) Banking
6 14 (3.54%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.28%) Automotive
7 9 (2.28%) Electronics
7 9 (2.28%) German Language
8 7 (1.77%) Back Office
9 6 (1.52%) Advertising
10 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.27%) Billing
11 4 (1.01%) Legal
12 3 (0.76%) Games
12 3 (0.76%) Military
13 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 160 (40.51%) Analyst
2 96 (24.30%) Business Analyst
3 89 (22.53%) Project Manager
4 47 (11.90%) Test Analyst
5 41 (10.38%) Developer
6 20 (5.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 19 (4.81%) Test Leader
8 17 (4.30%) Architect
9 16 (4.05%) Test Manager
10 14 (3.54%) Agile Project Manager
11 13 (3.29%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (2.78%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.78%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.78%) Development Manager
13 10 (2.53%) Consultant
13 10 (2.53%) Financial Business Analyst
14 9 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 9 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.67%) .NET
2 32 (8.10%) XML
3 22 (5.57%) Web Services
4 20 (5.06%) HTML
5 17 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.30%) CSS
6 12 (3.04%) Spring
7 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.03%) SOAP
8 6 (1.52%) Ajax
8 6 (1.52%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.52%) WPF
9 5 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.27%) HTML5
9 5 (1.27%) REST
9 5 (1.27%) jQuery
9 5 (1.27%) SAML
10 4 (1.01%) J2EE
10 4 (1.01%) JDBC
10 4 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.81%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.80%) PMI
4 12 (3.04%) Open Source
5 8 (2.03%) User Experience
6 7 (1.77%) DTV
6 7 (1.77%) Economics
7 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.27%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.76%) PKI
9 3 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.76%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.51%) iSeries
10 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.06%) UNIX
2 19 (4.81%) Windows
3 15 (3.80%) Linux
4 4 (1.01%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) VMS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (83.29%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.33%) Project Management
3 62 (15.70%) PRINCE2
4 61 (15.44%) Scrum
5 57 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (14.18%) Business Analysis
7 49 (12.41%) Test Scripting
8 46 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (10.89%) V-Model
10 40 (10.13%) User Stories
11 34 (8.61%) Test Management
12 30 (7.59%) Software Testing
13 29 (7.34%) Migration
14 27 (6.84%) UML
14 27 (6.84%) E-Commerce
14 27 (6.84%) Data Modelling
15 26 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (6.58%) Project Planning
16 25 (6.33%) CRM
16 25 (6.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.51%) SQL
2 39 (9.87%) Java
3 32 (8.10%) C#
4 17 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.29%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.53%) C
7 5 (1.27%) VBScript
8 3 (0.76%) VB
8 3 (0.76%) Python
8 3 (0.76%) XAML
8 3 (0.76%) C++
8 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.51%) X++
9 2 (0.51%) RPG/400
9 2 (0.51%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.51%) R
9 2 (0.51%) PHP
9 2 (0.51%) RPG
9 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (16.46%) ISEB
2 47 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 38 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 32 (8.10%) Degree
5 20 (5.06%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.29%) PMP
7 11 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.28%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.77%) VCP4
10 6 (1.52%) Sun Certification
11 5 (1.27%) HND
11 5 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.76%) IIBA
12 3 (0.76%) APMP
13 1 (0.25%) CISSP
13 1 (0.25%) CISA
13 1 (0.25%) CISM
13 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.38%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.76%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Basel II
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 25 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.51%) MOM
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.87%) SAP
3 31 (7.85%) Oracle
4 12 (3.04%) IBM
5 7 (1.77%) HP
6 5 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.27%) Primavera
6 5 (1.27%) Planview
6 5 (1.27%) Sun
7 3 (0.76%) Tripwire
7 3 (0.76%) Qualys
7 3 (0.76%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (0.76%) ArcSight
7 3 (0.76%) Cisco
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe
7 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.76%) McAfee
8 2 (0.51%) Apple
8 2 (0.51%) Baan
8 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
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