The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 100 97 163
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +66
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1217 1265 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 2.19% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.70% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 832 532
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £36.14 £20.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.70% -65.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £14.26 £21.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.23 £42.00 £60.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £30.16 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+19.59% -47.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall within the UK.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall within the UK.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Waterfall
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Waterfall Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 1154 £450 +5.88% 231
London +31 502 £488 +14.70% 90
South East -20 198 £425 +3.03% 37
West Midlands -12 114 £405 +1.25% 17
City of London +14 78 £494 +16.17% 16
North West -39 63 £450 +5.88% 9
East of England 0 60 £388 -13.88% 28
Yorkshire -19 60 £425 -7.60% 19
South West +3 56 £375 +7.14% 22
Berkshire +9 46 £400 +14.28% 8
East Midlands -25 46 £383 +0.32% 3
North East -7 45 £475 +18.75% 5
West Yorkshire -23 45 £450 -5.26% 11
Hampshire -1 41 £415 +19.85% 7
Tyne and Wear -6 39 £475 +15.15% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 39 £475 +18.75% 4
Surrey -10 35 £525 +16.66% 7
Leeds -23 34 £425 -10.29% 10
Buckinghamshire +20 32 £475 +18.75% 1
West Sussex +4 31 £494 -1.20%
Shropshire -21 31 £418 -8.74% 1
Cheshire +15 29 £450 +12.50% 1
Milton Keynes +7 29 £475 +18.75% 1
Scotland -5 29 £400 +14.28% 4
Birmingham +12 28 £400 - 10
Telford -20 28 £418 -7.22% 1
Edinburgh +27 22 £413 +17.85% 1
Coventry -31 22 £420 +40.00% 4
Wales +33 20 £375 +15.38% 8
Reading +24 20 £413 +8.19% 3

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 2150 (91.76%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (28.38%) Finance
3 539 (23.00%) Project Management
4 418 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 418 (17.84%) SQL
5 412 (17.58%) Scrum
6 362 (15.45%) SDLC
7 318 (13.57%) Oracle
8 310 (13.23%) Java
9 305 (13.02%) Microsoft
10 300 (12.80%) JIRA
11 299 (12.76%) Business Analysis
12 285 (12.16%) PRINCE2
13 226 (9.65%) Banking
14 216 (9.22%) Retail
15 215 (9.18%) .NET
16 211 (9.01%) MS Excel
17 204 (8.71%) UML
18 199 (8.49%) CRM
19 192 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
20 189 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
21 186 (7.94%) HTML
22 185 (7.90%) Web Services
23 183 (7.81%) JavaScript
24 181 (7.73%) TDD
25 180 (7.68%) C#
26 176 (7.51%) QA
27 167 (7.13%) Security Cleared
28 158 (6.74%) XML
29 153 (6.53%) ITIL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (4.18%) Confluence
2 75 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 55 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 45 (1.92%) Apache
5 40 (1.71%) IIS
6 34 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (1.28%) CMS
8 29 (1.24%) JBoss
9 27 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 23 (0.98%) Skype for Business
11 17 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.47%) MS Project Server
13 11 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.43%) SAS
15 9 (0.38%) OpenROAD
16 8 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 6 (0.26%) Apache Spark
17 6 (0.26%) Documentum
17 6 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 211 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 108 (4.61%) MS Visio
3 93 (3.97%) MS Office
4 87 (3.71%) MS Project
5 69 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.17%) InVision
10 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.085%) Edge Animate
11 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.043%) DOC1
12 1 (0.043%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 76 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.94%) Eloqua
3 22 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.17%) Maximo
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.62%) IaaS
3 35 (1.49%) SaaS
4 34 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (1.37%) Office 365
6 20 (0.85%) PaaS
7 17 (0.73%) Yammer
8 12 (0.51%) Force.com
9 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.085%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.085%) GitHub
12 2 (0.085%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.085%) Route 53
12 2 (0.085%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.15%) Firewall
2 24 (1.02%) Internet
3 22 (0.94%) HTTP
4 14 (0.60%) SSL
5 11 (0.47%) DNS
5 11 (0.47%) VLAN
5 11 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.38%) Intranet
7 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.30%) VPN
9 6 (0.26%) FTP
9 6 (0.26%) IPv6
9 6 (0.26%) LAN
9 6 (0.26%) LDAP
9 6 (0.26%) WAN
9 6 (0.26%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.17%) NAS
11 4 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 48 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 39 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 38 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (1.28%) MySQL
8 30 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.20%) Big Data
9 28 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
10 26 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 20 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.77%) NoSQL
15 17 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 300 (12.80%) JIRA
2 111 (4.74%) Selenium
3 90 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (3.50%) Jenkins
5 77 (3.29%) Git (software)
6 76 (3.24%) Visual Studio
7 68 (2.90%) Subversion
8 53 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 48 (2.05%) JUnit
10 39 (1.66%) SoapUI
11 32 (1.37%) Maven
12 31 (1.32%) ClearQuest
13 29 (1.24%) HP UFT
14 28 (1.20%) WebDriver
15 25 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 22 (0.94%) Grunt
16 22 (0.94%) JMeter
17 19 (0.81%) ClearCase
17 19 (0.81%) gulp
17 19 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 665 (28.38%) Finance
2 226 (9.65%) Banking
3 216 (9.22%) Retail
4 93 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 92 (3.93%) Marketing
6 48 (2.05%) Legal
7 40 (1.71%) Back Office
8 38 (1.62%) Advertising
9 37 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 36 (1.54%) Law
10 36 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 35 (1.49%) Publishing
12 30 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 25 (1.07%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.98%) Electronics
15 19 (0.81%) Billing
16 16 (0.68%) Games
17 14 (0.60%) Automotive
18 13 (0.55%) Front Office
19 12 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 683 (29.15%) Analyst
2 465 (19.85%) Business Analyst
3 453 (19.33%) Project Manager
4 328 (14.00%) Developer
5 170 (7.26%) Architect
6 103 (4.40%) Test Analyst
7 79 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
8 75 (3.20%) Digital Analyst
8 75 (3.20%) Java Developer
8 75 (3.20%) Senior Manager
9 73 (3.12%) Digital Business Analyst
10 66 (2.82%) IT Manager
11 65 (2.77%) Scrum Master
12 64 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
13 63 (2.69%) Agile Project Manager
13 63 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
13 63 (2.69%) Technical Manager
14 60 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
15 59 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
15 59 (2.52%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (9.18%) .NET
2 186 (7.94%) HTML
3 185 (7.90%) Web Services
4 158 (6.74%) XML
5 127 (5.42%) CSS
6 92 (3.93%) J2EE
7 91 (3.88%) SOAP
8 89 (3.80%) Spring
9 76 (3.24%) JSON
10 64 (2.73%) .NET Framework
10 64 (2.73%) AngularJS
11 63 (2.69%) jQuery
12 62 (2.65%) REST
13 59 (2.52%) ASP.NET
14 56 (2.39%) HTML5
15 37 (1.58%) Hibernate
15 37 (1.58%) Middleware
16 35 (1.49%) RESTful
17 31 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 29 (1.24%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 189 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 73 (3.12%) User Experience
4 67 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 41 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 37 (1.58%) Mainframe
7 32 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 31 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 29 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 29 (1.24%) Smart Meter
10 27 (1.15%) Equities
11 24 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 20 (0.85%) Data Conversion
13 19 (0.81%) PMI
14 18 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.73%) Data Integration
15 17 (0.73%) iPad
16 15 (0.64%) Video on Demand
17 14 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 153 (6.53%) Windows
2 120 (5.12%) Unix
3 102 (4.35%) Linux
4 36 (1.54%) Android
5 23 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.13%) AIX
9 3 (0.13%) CentOS
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.13%) zOS
10 2 (0.085%) VME
10 2 (0.085%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.085%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.043%) VMS
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2150 (91.76%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (23.00%) Project Management
3 418 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 412 (17.58%) Scrum
5 362 (15.45%) SDLC
6 299 (12.76%) Business Analysis
7 285 (12.16%) PRINCE2
8 204 (8.71%) UML
9 199 (8.49%) CRM
10 192 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 181 (7.73%) TDD
12 153 (6.53%) ITIL
13 151 (6.44%) Change Management
14 147 (6.27%) Use Case
15 145 (6.19%) User Stories
16 144 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
17 143 (6.10%) Data Modelling
18 137 (5.85%) Migration
19 131 (5.59%) E-Commerce
19 131 (5.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 418 (17.84%) SQL
2 310 (13.23%) Java
3 183 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 180 (7.68%) C#
5 104 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 64 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 58 (2.48%) C
8 40 (1.71%) C++
9 36 (1.54%) VB
10 35 (1.49%) Python
11 30 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.24%) Perl
13 27 (1.15%) Ruby
13 27 (1.15%) VB6
14 26 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 23 (0.98%) VBA
16 20 (0.85%) PHP
17 18 (0.77%) COBOL
18 10 (0.43%) Apex Code
19 8 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 142 (6.06%) Degree
3 106 (4.52%) ISEB
4 100 (4.27%) SC Cleared
5 81 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 51 (2.18%) PMP
7 36 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 34 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 26 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 23 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
13 17 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 15 (0.64%) APMP
15 13 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.30%) CBAP
16 7 (0.30%) CISSP
17 5 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
18 3 (0.13%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (7.51%) QA
2 23 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (0.98%) WAI
3 22 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.77%) SLA
5 17 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.68%) MiFID
7 11 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.34%) TickIT
8 8 (0.34%) WCAG
9 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.17%) COBIT
10 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
11 3 (0.13%) FATCA
11 3 (0.13%) GxP
11 3 (0.13%) P3O
11 3 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.34%) Docker
4 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.085%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.085%) vCloud
7 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.043%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.043%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 73 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
2 58 (2.48%) Puppet
3 41 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (0.21%) Ansible
7 4 (0.17%) DBAmp
7 4 (0.17%) Grafana
7 4 (0.17%) Graphite
7 4 (0.17%) Nagios
8 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.085%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.085%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.085%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.085%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.085%) Kibana
9 2 (0.085%) logstash
9 2 (0.085%) MOM
9 2 (0.085%) Salt
Vendors
1 318 (13.57%) Oracle
2 305 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 129 (5.51%) SAP
4 87 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
5 79 (3.37%) HP
6 55 (2.35%) IBM
7 36 (1.54%) Pega
8 29 (1.24%) Informatica
9 25 (1.07%) Hyperion
10 23 (0.98%) Sitecore
11 21 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.85%) SaltStack
13 19 (0.81%) Cognos
14 18 (0.77%) Infor
15 17 (0.73%) Guidewire
15 17 (0.73%) webMethods
15 17 (0.73%) WSO2
16 16 (0.68%) Adobe
17 15 (0.64%) VMware
18 12 (0.51%) Google
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £517 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Suffolk Constabulary
Rate: From £26,271 to £29,880 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago