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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
UK
Rank 131 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 854 1075 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 2.12% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.59% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 718 609
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £47.38 £15.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.15 £56.80 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -16 810 £450 +5.88% 245
London +16 388 £475 - 83
South East -30 129 £445 +8.53% 29
West Midlands -5 66 £440 +6.66% 28
City of London +3 58 £488 +8.38% 26
South West +21 54 £380 +1.33% 22
East of England +15 45 £425 -2.85% 15
Yorkshire -28 39 £393 -1.87% 23
Berkshire -4 37 £420 +10.39% 5
North West -47 31 £475 +7.58% 24
Coventry +10 30 £475 +5.55% 5
Surrey +5 29 £531 +26.48% 3
North East -22 28 £400 -1.23% 12
West Yorkshire -24 27 £420 +5.00% 20
Tyne and Wear -23 26 £400 +2.56% 9
Leeds -30 26 £420 +5.00% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 25 £400 +2.56% 4
Hampshire -3 22 £438 +18.24% 8
Bristol +9 21 £363 -3.33% 10
Essex +6 20 £421 -2.03%
East Midlands -7 20 £375 +7.14% 9
Wiltshire +12 16 £410 +17.14% 4
Scotland -30 16 £345 -8.00% 5
Manchester -1 14 £410 +9.33% 14
Wales +4 11 £375 +97.36% 2
West Sussex +3 11 £400 +12.67% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £400 +33.33% 1
Croydon -1 11 £393 +30.83% 1
Swindon +14 10 £413 +26.92% 3
South Wales +13 10 £375 +97.36% 2

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 1873 (93.23%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (27.23%) Finance
3 502 (24.99%) Project Management
4 403 (20.06%) Scrum
5 365 (18.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 331 (16.48%) SQL
7 326 (16.23%) SDLC
8 280 (13.94%) Oracle
9 265 (13.19%) PRINCE2
10 258 (12.84%) Java
11 242 (12.05%) Business Analysis
12 237 (11.80%) JIRA
13 225 (11.20%) Microsoft
14 197 (9.81%) TDD
15 196 (9.76%) Security Cleared
16 185 (9.21%) .NET
17 182 (9.06%) Web Services
18 174 (8.66%) JavaScript
19 171 (8.51%) Banking
20 170 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
21 165 (8.21%) HTML
22 162 (8.06%) SQL Server
23 160 (7.96%) QA
24 153 (7.62%) Retail
25 150 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
26 148 (7.37%) C#
27 146 (7.27%) MS Excel
28 139 (6.92%) UML
29 138 (6.87%) User Stories
30 132 (6.57%) 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 90 (4.48%) Confluence
2 72 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.29%) CMS
3 46 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 36 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 35 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (1.54%) JBoss
7 23 (1.14%) Apache
8 22 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.00%) IIS
10 18 (0.90%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.60%) Drupal
12 11 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.45%) OpenROAD
14 8 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.35%) Documentum
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 146 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 90 (4.48%) MS Office
3 83 (4.13%) MS Project
4 62 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 54 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.100%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.100%) Edge Animate
8 2 (0.100%) InVision
8 2 (0.100%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.050%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.050%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 61 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.45%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.20%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.100%) HFM
9 2 (0.100%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.100%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.100%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.100%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.100%) Primavera
9 2 (0.100%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.79%) SaaS
4 29 (1.44%) Office 365
4 29 (1.44%) PaaS
5 26 (1.29%) IaaS
6 18 (0.90%) Yammer
7 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.40%) Force.com
9 8 (0.40%) GitHub
10 7 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.15%) G Suite
12 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.100%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.100%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.14%) Firewall
2 20 (1.00%) HTTP
3 16 (0.80%) Internet
4 10 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.40%) DNS
5 8 (0.40%) LDAP
5 8 (0.40%) VPN
6 7 (0.35%) DMZ
6 7 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.30%) X.509
8 5 (0.25%) Intranet
8 5 (0.25%) SSL
9 4 (0.20%) FTP
9 4 (0.20%) Skype
9 4 (0.20%) VoIP
10 3 (0.15%) LAN
10 3 (0.15%) MVNO
10 3 (0.15%) RTP
10 3 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 43 (2.14%) MySQL
6 43 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 35 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
8 34 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 32 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (1.49%) Big Data
12 29 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 23 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (1.00%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.90%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 237 (11.80%) JIRA
2 97 (4.83%) Selenium
3 96 (4.78%) Jenkins
4 64 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 52 (2.59%) Subversion
5 52 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 43 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.04%) SoapUI
9 36 (1.79%) Maven
10 35 (1.74%) JUnit
11 31 (1.54%) LoadRunner
12 28 (1.39%) HP UFT
13 27 (1.34%) JMeter
14 25 (1.24%) Hudson
15 21 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (1.00%) Eclipse
17 18 (0.90%) CA Gen
18 14 (0.70%) Ant
18 14 (0.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 547 (27.23%) Finance
2 171 (8.51%) Banking
3 153 (7.62%) Retail
4 69 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 65 (3.24%) Marketing
6 44 (2.19%) Legal
7 37 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.84%) Publishing
8 33 (1.64%) Advertising
8 33 (1.64%) Back Office
8 33 (1.64%) Law
9 25 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.90%) Automotive
11 15 (0.75%) Front Office
11 15 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.55%) Electronics
13 9 (0.45%) Billing
13 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.45%) Games
14 7 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 544 (27.08%) Analyst
2 399 (19.86%) Project Manager
3 389 (19.36%) Business Analyst
4 299 (14.88%) Developer
5 164 (8.16%) Architect
6 80 (3.98%) Scrum Master
7 75 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
7 75 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
8 73 (3.63%) Digital Analyst
9 67 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
10 66 (3.29%) Test Analyst
11 65 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 63 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
13 62 (3.09%) IT Manager
14 58 (2.89%) Agile Business Analyst
14 58 (2.89%) Tester
15 55 (2.74%) Senior Manager
16 54 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
17 52 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
18 50 (2.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (9.21%) .NET
2 182 (9.06%) Web Services
3 165 (8.21%) HTML
4 110 (5.48%) CSS
5 92 (4.58%) XML
6 80 (3.98%) J2EE
7 76 (3.78%) AngularJS
8 74 (3.68%) SOAP
9 70 (3.48%) REST
10 63 (3.14%) HTML5
10 63 (3.14%) JSON
11 62 (3.09%) Spring
12 57 (2.84%) ASP.NET
13 55 (2.74%) jQuery
14 42 (2.09%) Hibernate
15 39 (1.94%) Velocity
16 34 (1.69%) CSS3
17 33 (1.64%) Middleware
18 32 (1.59%) .NET Framework
19 30 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 170 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (3.83%) User Experience
3 69 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 55 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 31 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 22 (1.10%) PMI
10 19 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 18 (0.90%) Fintech
12 17 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 15 (0.75%) Data Conversion
14 14 (0.70%) NHS
15 13 (0.65%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.65%) Derivative
16 12 (0.60%) Equities
16 12 (0.60%) Video on Demand
17 11 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 123 (6.12%) Windows
2 99 (4.93%) Unix
3 88 (4.38%) Linux
4 24 (1.19%) Android
5 18 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.70%) AIX
8 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.20%) CentOS
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.100%) MVS
13 2 (0.100%) VME
13 2 (0.100%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1873 (93.23%) Agile Software Development
2 502 (24.99%) Project Management
3 403 (20.06%) Scrum
4 365 (18.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 326 (16.23%) SDLC
6 265 (13.19%) PRINCE2
7 242 (12.05%) Business Analysis
8 197 (9.81%) TDD
9 150 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
10 139 (6.92%) UML
11 138 (6.87%) User Stories
12 132 (6.57%) Change Management
12 132 (6.57%) ITIL
12 132 (6.57%) Migration
13 131 (6.52%) CRM
14 126 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 123 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 121 (6.02%) BDD
17 118 (5.87%) Use Case
18 117 (5.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 331 (16.48%) SQL
2 258 (12.84%) Java
3 174 (8.66%) JavaScript
4 148 (7.37%) C#
5 92 (4.58%) PL/SQL
6 63 (3.14%) C
7 51 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 49 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 45 (2.24%) Python
10 36 (1.79%) Perl
11 26 (1.29%) Ruby
12 23 (1.14%) PHP
13 21 (1.05%) VB
14 20 (1.00%) C++
15 18 (0.90%) Scala
16 16 (0.80%) COBOL
17 14 (0.70%) VB6
18 11 (0.55%) Bash Shell
19 9 (0.45%) Apex Code
20 8 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 196 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 119 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 118 (5.87%) Degree
4 97 (4.83%) ISEB
5 52 (2.59%) PMP
6 43 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 40 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 36 (1.79%) ISTQB
9 34 (1.69%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 23 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
13 15 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.65%) APMP
15 10 (0.50%) CISSP
16 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.35%) Sun Certification
18 6 (0.30%) CISA
18 6 (0.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.96%) QA
2 22 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.00%) SLA
4 17 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.55%) MiFID
6 8 (0.40%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.40%) WAI
7 6 (0.30%) EMIR
7 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.30%) SEPA
8 5 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.20%) WCAG
10 3 (0.15%) P3O
10 3 (0.15%) TickIT
11 2 (0.100%) MISRA
11 2 (0.100%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.100%) TARGET2
System Software
1 31 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.90%) Docker
3 12 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.15%) Firmware
5 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.100%) vCloud
7 1 (0.050%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.050%) HDFS
7 1 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.54%) Puppet
3 25 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.45%) Ansible
6 7 (0.35%) Rancher
6 7 (0.35%) SCCM
7 5 (0.25%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.15%) Nessus
8 3 (0.15%) Packer
8 3 (0.15%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.15%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.100%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.100%) OpenView
Vendors
1 280 (13.94%) Oracle
2 225 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 92 (4.58%) SAP
4 68 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
5 54 (2.69%) HP
6 37 (1.84%) Pega
7 30 (1.49%) Informatica
8 29 (1.44%) webMethods
9 28 (1.39%) IBM
10 26 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.19%) Sitecore
12 22 (1.10%) hybris
13 21 (1.05%) Google
13 21 (1.05%) Tableau
14 20 (1.00%) BEA
15 17 (0.85%) Adobe
16 16 (0.80%) Infor
17 15 (0.75%) Citrix
17 15 (0.75%) Cognos
18 14 (0.70%) VMware
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £30687.00 - £33597.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £41502 - £37911000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-425 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
ECS
Rate: Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago