The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 141 167 121
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -46
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 111 70 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.84% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.18% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 88
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 29 £420 +5.00% 7
Surrey -6 28 £375 -6.25% 14
Hampshire +16 22 £400 - 10
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £333 -36.66% 3
Oxfordshire +3 8 £346 -30.40% 10
West Sussex - 5 £415 -
East Sussex - 4 £325 - 2
Middlesex -6 2 £400 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 51 (23.83%) Scrum
3 44 (20.56%) Project Management
4 42 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (18.22%) PRINCE2
6 38 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (13.55%) SQL
7 29 (13.55%) Oracle
7 29 (13.55%) ITIL
8 26 (12.15%) UNIX
8 26 (12.15%) Microsoft
9 24 (11.21%) Business Analysis
10 22 (10.28%) ISEB
11 19 (8.88%) Java
11 19 (8.88%) Software Testing
12 17 (7.94%) CRM
12 17 (7.94%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.94%) User Stories
13 16 (7.48%) Degree
13 16 (7.48%) Windows
14 15 (7.01%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (6.54%) UML
15 14 (6.54%) Telecoms
16 13 (6.07%) Change Management
16 13 (6.07%) SQL Server
16 13 (6.07%) QA
17 12 (5.61%) Mobile App
17 12 (5.61%) XML
17 12 (5.61%) .NET

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.80%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.87%) ColdFusion
3 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.40%) FileNet
3 3 (1.40%) SAP Web AS
3 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.67%) MS Project
3 9 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.87%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.87%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.40%) Lawson
4 3 (1.40%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.47%) Tridion
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.93%) ZigBee
2 2 (0.93%) Network Security
2 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) SMTP
3 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.47%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.21%) DB2
3 7 (3.27%) MySQL
3 7 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.34%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (3.74%) JIRA
3 6 (2.80%) ClearCase
3 6 (2.80%) Subversion
4 5 (2.34%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.34%) Selenium
5 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.87%) TestDirector
5 4 (1.87%) JUnit
6 3 (1.40%) WinRunner
6 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.93%) QAComplete
7 2 (0.93%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.93%) Hudson
7 2 (0.93%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.93%) Ant
7 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.93%) JMeter
General
1 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.61%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Retail
4 8 (3.74%) Automotive
5 3 (1.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Publishing
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 74 (34.58%) Analyst
2 51 (23.83%) Business Analyst
3 43 (20.09%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.88%) Developer
5 18 (8.41%) Test Analyst
6 13 (6.07%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.14%) Lead Business Analyst
8 10 (4.67%) ScrumMaster
8 10 (4.67%) Test Manager
8 10 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.21%) Tester
10 8 (3.74%) Software Manager
10 8 (3.74%) Financial Business Analyst
10 8 (3.74%) Software Project Manager
11 7 (3.27%) Development Manager
11 7 (3.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 5 (2.34%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (2.34%) Senior Tester
12 5 (2.34%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (2.34%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.61%) XML
1 12 (5.61%) .NET
2 10 (4.67%) Web Services
3 9 (4.21%) HTML
4 7 (3.27%) SOAP
4 7 (3.27%) Middleware
5 6 (2.80%) Java EE
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (2.80%) Ajax
6 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.34%) CSS
7 4 (1.87%) HTML5
8 3 (1.40%) Spring
9 2 (0.93%) CSS3
9 2 (0.93%) REST
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.47%) J2EE
10 1 (0.47%) XSL
10 1 (0.47%) XSLT
10 1 (0.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.61%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.27%) Smart Meter
3 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
3 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.40%) Grid Computing
4 3 (1.40%) Clustering
4 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.40%) PMI
5 2 (0.93%) Replication
5 2 (0.93%) IVR
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.47%) GIS
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.47%) CMDB
6 1 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) UNIX
2 16 (7.48%) Windows
3 6 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.87%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.87%) AIX
5 4 (1.87%) Linux
5 4 (1.87%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.93%) Android
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.83%) Scrum
2 44 (20.56%) Project Management
3 42 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.22%) PRINCE2
5 38 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (13.55%) ITIL
7 24 (11.21%) Business Analysis
8 19 (8.88%) Software Testing
9 17 (7.94%) CRM
9 17 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 17 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (7.94%) User Stories
10 14 (6.54%) UML
11 13 (6.07%) Change Management
12 12 (5.61%) Migration
13 11 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.14%) V-Model
14 10 (4.67%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.67%) Test Scripting
14 10 (4.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.55%) SQL
2 19 (8.88%) Java
3 11 (5.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.74%) C#
5 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.40%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) ABAP
8 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 2 (0.93%) VBScript
8 2 (0.93%) C++
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) VB6
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) Fortran
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.28%) ISEB
2 16 (7.48%) Degree
3 12 (5.61%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.80%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.34%) PMP
8 2 (0.93%) CISSP
8 2 (0.93%) OCP
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.93%) CISM
9 1 (0.47%) CCA
9 1 (0.47%) APMP
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.40%) Netcool
2 3 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.40%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 29 (13.55%) Oracle
2 26 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.80%) SAP
4 4 (1.87%) Remedy
4 4 (1.87%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (1.87%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.40%) VMware
5 3 (1.40%) HP
5 3 (1.40%) Citrix
5 3 (1.40%) IBM
5 3 (1.40%) Veritas
5 3 (1.40%) McAfee
5 3 (1.40%) Infor
5 3 (1.40%) Planview
5 3 (1.40%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (0.93%) Verint
6 2 (0.93%) Siemens
6 2 (0.93%) Genesys
6 2 (0.93%) Empirix
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