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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 113 140 165
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1151 930 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 1.66% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.08% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 605 543
Median daily rate £440 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 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 +32 1098 £450 +7.14% 230
London +30 456 £475 +5.55% 90
South East +23 228 £400 - 54
Berkshire +50 88 £375 -6.25% 15
West Midlands +37 88 £413 +15.38% 9
North West -19 79 £450 +12.35% 13
East of England +24 64 £450 +5.26% 13
South West +25 59 £440 +13.54% 14
City of London +4 59 £450 +1.12% 19
East Midlands +19 54 £423 -0.58% 11
Reading +32 53 £370 -7.50% 6
Yorkshire -8 50 £405 -2.99% 18
West Yorkshire -19 41 £411 -1.49% 14
Hampshire -4 40 £335 +5.09% 6
Cheshire +7 37 £475 +18.60% 1
Scotland -11 35 £370 +5.71% 12
Surrey +3 30 £481 +13.23% 11
Leeds -5 30 £410 -1.79% 8
Coventry +17 28 £400 +3.89% 1
Shropshire -7 27 £430 - 2
Chester +17 26 £475 +18.60%
Buckinghamshire +8 25 £400 -5.88% 7
Milton Keynes +14 24 £400 -6.43% 5
Telford -10 23 £430 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 21 £401 +4.70% 2
Manchester +1 21 £385 -9.41% 9
West Sussex -12 21 £450 +6.50% 4
Nottingham +13 20 £550 +43.85% 2
Cambridgeshire +26 17 £400 -7.51%
Dorset - 17 £450 - 5

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2121 (90.10%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (29.14%) Finance
3 566 (24.04%) Project Management
4 462 (19.63%) SQL
5 403 (17.12%) SDLC
6 393 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 378 (16.06%) Scrum
8 323 (13.72%) PRINCE2
9 319 (13.55%) Oracle
9 319 (13.55%) Microsoft
10 303 (12.87%) Java
11 260 (11.05%) Business Analysis
12 233 (9.90%) JIRA
13 228 (9.69%) CRM
14 200 (8.50%) .NET
14 200 (8.50%) Web Services
15 196 (8.33%) Banking
16 190 (8.07%) User Stories
17 189 (8.03%) MS Excel
18 182 (7.73%) SQL Server
18 182 (7.73%) JavaScript
19 181 (7.69%) XML
20 180 (7.65%) Retail
20 180 (7.65%) Security Cleared
21 172 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
22 167 (7.09%) TDD
22 167 (7.09%) UML
23 165 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
24 164 (6.97%) E-Commerce
25 163 (6.92%) Migration

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 82 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 81 (3.44%) Confluence
3 62 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 50 (2.12%) CMS
5 45 (1.91%) Apache
6 44 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 36 (1.53%) IIS
8 33 (1.40%) JBoss
9 31 (1.32%) Skype for Business
10 29 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
13 11 (0.47%) Tuxedo
13 11 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.38%) CICS
15 9 (0.38%) MS Project Server
15 9 (0.38%) nginx
16 8 (0.34%) Mule
16 8 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 189 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 126 (5.35%) MS Project
3 115 (4.89%) MS Visio
4 95 (4.04%) MS Office
5 43 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.085%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.085%) InVision
7 2 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 96 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.64%) Eloqua
5 10 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.25%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.17%) Maximo
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.085%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.57%) Office 365
3 33 (1.40%) SaaS
4 32 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (0.98%) IaaS
6 21 (0.89%) Force.com
7 16 (0.68%) Yammer
8 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.34%) Heroku
8 8 (0.34%) PaaS
9 7 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.085%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.085%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.085%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.44%) Firewall
2 30 (1.27%) Internet
3 28 (1.19%) HTTP
4 22 (0.93%) DNS
5 18 (0.76%) SAN
5 18 (0.76%) WAN
6 17 (0.72%) VLAN
7 16 (0.68%) LAN
8 13 (0.55%) Intranet
9 11 (0.47%) VPN
10 10 (0.42%) NAS
11 9 (0.38%) FTP
11 9 (0.38%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.38%) ZigBee
12 7 (0.30%) Skype
12 7 (0.30%) SSL
13 6 (0.25%) Broadband
13 6 (0.25%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.21%) IPv6
15 4 (0.17%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 48 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 45 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 43 (1.83%) Oracle OWB
7 33 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
8 32 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 21 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.81%) Big Data
11 19 (0.81%) MS Access
12 18 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.68%) MySQL
15 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.55%) DB2
17 12 (0.51%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 233 (9.90%) JIRA
2 102 (4.33%) Selenium
3 89 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 67 (2.85%) Subversion
5 66 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 54 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 52 (2.21%) ClearCase
8 51 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 45 (1.91%) Git (software)
10 44 (1.87%) JUnit
11 42 (1.78%) ClearQuest
12 40 (1.70%) Maven
13 36 (1.53%) SoapUI
14 33 (1.40%) HP UFT
15 24 (1.02%) WebDriver
16 23 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 20 (0.85%) Artifactory
18 19 (0.81%) LoadRunner
18 19 (0.81%) TeamCity
19 18 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 686 (29.14%) Finance
2 196 (8.33%) Banking
3 180 (7.65%) Retail
4 110 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 98 (4.16%) Marketing
6 60 (2.55%) Law
7 44 (1.87%) Legal
8 43 (1.83%) Back Office
9 40 (1.70%) Advertising
10 39 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.23%) Publishing
12 27 (1.15%) Electronics
13 26 (1.10%) Investment Banking
14 24 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.98%) Billing
15 23 (0.98%) Games
15 23 (0.98%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.89%) Front Office
17 14 (0.59%) Automotive
18 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 690 (29.31%) Analyst
2 473 (20.09%) Project Manager
3 443 (18.82%) Business Analyst
4 331 (14.06%) Developer
5 214 (9.09%) Architect
6 131 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 84 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 81 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
9 74 (3.14%) IT Manager
10 69 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 68 (2.89%) Digital Project Manager
12 64 (2.72%) Test Manager
13 61 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
13 61 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
14 56 (2.38%) Consultant
14 56 (2.38%) Digital Analyst
15 54 (2.29%) Agile Project Manager
15 54 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
15 54 (2.29%) Senior Project Manager
16 53 (2.25%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (8.50%) .NET
1 200 (8.50%) Web Services
2 181 (7.69%) XML
3 154 (6.54%) HTML
4 129 (5.48%) CSS
5 114 (4.84%) J2EE
6 111 (4.72%) SOAP
7 87 (3.70%) Spring
8 79 (3.36%) jQuery
9 68 (2.89%) ASP.NET
10 56 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 53 (2.25%) HTML5
12 52 (2.21%) JSON
13 48 (2.04%) RESTful
14 46 (1.95%) CSS3
15 42 (1.78%) Middleware
16 36 (1.53%) AngularJS
16 36 (1.53%) JSP
17 34 (1.44%) REST
17 34 (1.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 64 (2.72%) User Experience
4 45 (1.91%) Data Centre
5 44 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 42 (1.78%) Mainframe
7 36 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 30 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 30 (1.27%) Smart Meter
9 25 (1.06%) PKI
10 24 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 21 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 20 (0.85%) PMI
13 19 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.76%) iPad
15 17 (0.72%) Cryptography
16 16 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (0.59%) Equities
18 13 (0.55%) Video on Demand
18 13 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 140 (5.95%) Windows
2 129 (5.48%) Linux
3 124 (5.27%) Unix
4 27 (1.15%) Android
5 25 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.47%) VME
10 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.25%) Solaris
12 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.13%) AIX
13 3 (0.13%) CentOS
14 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.042%) Debian
15 1 (0.042%) Fedora
15 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.042%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2121 (90.10%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (24.04%) Project Management
3 403 (17.12%) SDLC
4 393 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 378 (16.06%) Scrum
6 323 (13.72%) PRINCE2
7 260 (11.05%) Business Analysis
8 228 (9.69%) CRM
9 190 (8.07%) User Stories
10 172 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 167 (7.09%) TDD
11 167 (7.09%) UML
12 164 (6.97%) E-Commerce
13 163 (6.92%) Migration
14 154 (6.54%) Data Modelling
15 151 (6.41%) V-Model
16 145 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
17 140 (5.95%) ITIL
18 137 (5.82%) Change Management
19 135 (5.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 462 (19.63%) SQL
2 303 (12.87%) Java
3 182 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 154 (6.54%) C#
5 90 (3.82%) PL/SQL
6 62 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 53 (2.25%) Shell Script
8 48 (2.04%) Python
9 37 (1.57%) VB
10 34 (1.44%) C++
11 33 (1.40%) C
12 27 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.10%) VB6
14 25 (1.06%) Perl
14 25 (1.06%) Ruby
14 25 (1.06%) VBA
15 22 (0.93%) PHP
16 19 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 18 (0.76%) COBOL
18 17 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 180 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 133 (5.65%) ISEB
3 129 (5.48%) Degree
4 110 (4.67%) ISTQB
5 109 (4.63%) SC Cleared
6 56 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 52 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 46 (1.95%) PMP
9 34 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 30 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 28 (1.19%) DV Cleared
12 26 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 24 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (0.68%) CISSP
15 15 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
16 13 (0.55%) CBAP
17 10 (0.42%) APMP
18 9 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
19 8 (0.34%) IISP
20 7 (0.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.33%) QA
2 34 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 22 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.93%) TickIT
5 19 (0.81%) WAI
6 16 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.59%) SLA
9 12 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.47%) MiFID
11 9 (0.38%) ISO27005
12 7 (0.30%) WCAG
13 6 (0.25%) COBIT
13 6 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.21%) GxP
14 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.13%) SDET
16 2 (0.085%) ISO22301
System Software
1 41 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.64%) Docker
4 8 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.21%) vSphere
6 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.085%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.085%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.085%) pfSense
7 2 (0.085%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.085%) vCloud
7 2 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.042%) KVM
8 1 (0.042%) Postfix
8 1 (0.042%) qmail
8 1 (0.042%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.042%) Varnish
8 1 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.042%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (2.17%) Puppet
3 33 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.55%) Ansible
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.25%) Nagios
6 6 (0.25%) Salt
7 5 (0.21%) Graphite
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.17%) DBAmp
8 4 (0.17%) Grafana
8 4 (0.17%) Kibana
8 4 (0.17%) logstash
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.17%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.085%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.085%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.085%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.085%) MOM
Vendors
1 319 (13.55%) Microsoft
1 319 (13.55%) Oracle
2 140 (5.95%) SAP
3 121 (5.14%) HP
4 78 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 66 (2.80%) Pega
6 64 (2.72%) IBM
7 49 (2.08%) Informatica
8 25 (1.06%) VMware
9 22 (0.93%) Infor
10 21 (0.89%) WSO2
11 20 (0.85%) Hyperion
12 18 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.64%) Cognos
13 15 (0.64%) Guidewire
13 15 (0.64%) SaltStack
13 15 (0.64%) ServiceNow
13 15 (0.64%) Sun
14 14 (0.59%) TIBCO
15 13 (0.55%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £575 - £600 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
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London
Experis Ltd
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