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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 120 134 137
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 143 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.33% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.87% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 67
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£413 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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
6780 6205 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.42% 71.36% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3467 3403
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 244 320
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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
Surrey -4 33 £425 +30.76% 22
Buckinghamshire +8 25 £410 +44.62% 4
Hampshire -1 23 £375 -25.00% 9
Berkshire +12 22 £388 -3.12% 9
West Sussex +8 14 £475 +46.15% 4
East Sussex -8 9 £388 +1.97% 5
Oxfordshire -11 7 £315 -21.25% 3
Middlesex +1 3 £470 -6.00% 2
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 5
Thames Valley - - - -
Waterfall
England

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 246 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (34.67%) Finance
3 70 (23.33%) SQL
4 66 (22.00%) PRINCE2
5 61 (20.33%) Project Management
6 59 (19.67%) Scrum
7 49 (16.33%) Oracle
8 47 (15.67%) .NET
9 37 (12.33%) ITIL
10 34 (11.33%) C#
11 33 (11.00%) Microsoft
11 33 (11.00%) TDD
11 33 (11.00%) Business Analysis
12 32 (10.67%) Windows
13 30 (10.00%) BDD
14 29 (9.67%) UNIX
14 29 (9.67%) Java
15 28 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (9.00%) MS Project
16 27 (9.00%) E-Commerce
16 27 (9.00%) Security Cleared
17 26 (8.67%) SOA
17 26 (8.67%) ISEB
18 25 (8.33%) MVC
18 25 (8.33%) Telecoms
18 25 (8.33%) Test Scripting
18 25 (8.33%) V-Model
19 23 (7.67%) CRM
19 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET
19 23 (7.67%) SC Cleared

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.00%) Apache
4 5 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.33%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.67%) IIS
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.33%) FileNet
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Web AS
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) MS Project
2 21 (7.00%) MS Office
3 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 16 (5.33%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) FastStats
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.33%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.33%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.33%) Misys Midas
5 3 (1.00%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) SaaS
1 4 (1.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.00%) IaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) SMTP
2 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.33%) Firewall
3 4 (1.33%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.00%) HSPA
4 3 (1.00%) MVNO
4 3 (1.00%) Wireless
4 3 (1.00%) IPv6
4 3 (1.00%) DMZ
4 3 (1.00%) DNS
4 3 (1.00%) GPRS
4 3 (1.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.00%) UMTS
5 2 (0.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.67%) 802.15
5 2 (0.67%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.33%) DB2
3 8 (2.67%) MySQL
3 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.67%) DataStage
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.33%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.00%) Selenium
2 11 (3.67%) JUnit
3 9 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (2.67%) Maven
5 7 (2.33%) JMeter
5 7 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.00%) Subversion
6 6 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.67%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.67%) Ant
7 5 (1.67%) ERwin
7 5 (1.67%) JIRA
7 5 (1.67%) Mockito
8 3 (1.00%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.67%) Toad
9 2 (0.67%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (0.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 104 (34.67%) Finance
2 25 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.00%) Banking
4 17 (5.67%) Marketing
5 15 (5.00%) Retail
6 9 (3.00%) Automotive
7 7 (2.33%) Advertising
8 6 (2.00%) Legal
8 6 (2.00%) Electronics
9 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.33%) Publishing
10 4 (1.33%) Billing
11 3 (1.00%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.00%) Back Office
12 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Military
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (39.67%) Analyst
2 64 (21.33%) Business Analyst
3 51 (17.00%) Project Manager
4 36 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 32 (10.67%) Developer
6 24 (8.00%) Development Manager
7 16 (5.33%) Architect
8 15 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.67%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.00%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.67%) Web Development Manager
11 11 (3.67%) Web Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.67%) Software Manager
13 8 (2.67%) Tester
13 8 (2.67%) Programme Manager
14 7 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (2.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.67%) .NET
2 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.33%) Web Services
3 16 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (4.33%) XML
5 12 (4.00%) HTML
6 9 (3.00%) Spring
6 9 (3.00%) SOAP
7 7 (2.33%) CSS
8 6 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.00%) REST
9 5 (1.67%) JSON
9 5 (1.67%) Ajax
9 5 (1.67%) JDBC
9 5 (1.67%) JSP
10 3 (1.00%) Middleware
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.00%) MDX
11 2 (0.67%) WF
11 2 (0.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.33%) User Experience
5 6 (2.00%) iSeries
5 6 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.00%) PKI
6 5 (1.67%) PMI
6 5 (1.67%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.67%) Open Source
6 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.33%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.33%) AS400
7 4 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.00%) DTV
8 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.00%) Firmware
8 3 (1.00%) CMDB
8 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.67%) Windows
2 29 (9.67%) UNIX
3 20 (6.67%) Linux
4 9 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.33%) Windows NT
6 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 61 (20.33%) Project Management
4 59 (19.67%) Scrum
5 37 (12.33%) ITIL
6 33 (11.00%) TDD
6 33 (11.00%) Business Analysis
7 30 (10.00%) BDD
8 28 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.00%) E-Commerce
10 26 (8.67%) SOA
11 25 (8.33%) MVC
11 25 (8.33%) V-Model
11 25 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 23 (7.67%) CRM
13 22 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (7.33%) Line Management
14 21 (7.00%) User Stories
14 21 (7.00%) Web Development
15 19 (6.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.33%) SQL
2 34 (11.33%) C#
3 29 (9.67%) Java
4 17 (5.67%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.33%) C
6 7 (2.33%) VBScript
6 7 (2.33%) VB
7 6 (2.00%) RPG IV
7 6 (2.00%) RPG
8 4 (1.33%) RPG/400
8 4 (1.33%) ABAP
9 2 (0.67%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.67%) PHP
9 2 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) COBOL
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.67%) ISEB
3 23 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.67%) Degree
5 12 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.00%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.67%) PMP
10 3 (1.00%) CCA
10 3 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.00%) IIBA
11 2 (0.67%) APMP
11 2 (0.67%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.33%) CISSP
12 1 (0.33%) CISA
12 1 (0.33%) CISM
12 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.00%) QA
2 6 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.67%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.67%) vSphere
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (16.33%) Oracle
2 33 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.00%) SAP
4 14 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.33%) HP
6 9 (3.00%) IBM
7 7 (2.33%) Remedy
8 6 (2.00%) Informatica
9 5 (1.67%) VMware
10 4 (1.33%) Cisco
11 3 (1.00%) Siebel
11 3 (1.00%) Primavera
11 3 (1.00%) Google
11 3 (1.00%) ComArch
12 2 (0.67%) Tripwire
12 2 (0.67%) Qualys
12 2 (0.67%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (0.67%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.67%) Sun
12 2 (0.67%) McAfee
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago