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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 111 121 164
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +43
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1130 1048 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.84% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.30% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 683 526
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 £24.37 £61.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.93% -60.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £18.91 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+99.62% -69.00%

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 1072 £450 +5.88% 254
London +6 460 £475 +11.76% 101
South East +11 203 £413 +6.45% 39
West Midlands +24 110 £435 +11.53% 19
Berkshire +30 69 £388 +10.71% 12
East of England +14 62 £425 -3.95% 22
City of London -2 60 £473 +11.17% 26
North West -45 60 £450 +9.09% 14
South West +31 56 £425 +6.25% 21
East Midlands +7 52 £401 -8.45% 10
Yorkshire -11 45 £405 -2.99% 22
Hampshire -15 43 £335 +5.09% 5
Reading +30 38 £379 +5.13% 2
West Yorkshire -9 36 £411 -1.49% 15
Coventry +13 34 £430 +7.50% 3
Surrey +5 33 £475 +6.74% 6
Scotland -1 33 £341 -5.86% 3
Cheshire -2 31 £475 +15.15% 3
Shropshire -9 31 £430 - 2
Telford -7 27 £430 - 2
Leeds -15 27 £400 -4.19% 11
Manchester +3 24 £385 -9.41% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 22 £425 +6.25% 10
Nottinghamshire +18 21 £247 -
Nottingham +14 20 £247 -
Milton Keynes +14 20 £425 +2.40% 9
Birmingham -1 20 £388 +14.81% 8
Edinburgh +10 19 £400 +0.50% 1
Winchester +13 17 £335 +7.20%
Hertfordshire +13 17 £475 - 4

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2158 (90.10%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (30.27%) Finance
3 573 (23.92%) Project Management
4 460 (19.21%) SQL
5 406 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 398 (16.62%) SDLC
7 383 (15.99%) Scrum
8 329 (13.74%) Microsoft
9 315 (13.15%) Oracle
10 312 (13.03%) PRINCE2
11 311 (12.99%) Java
12 269 (11.23%) Business Analysis
13 267 (11.15%) JIRA
14 221 (9.23%) Banking
15 220 (9.19%) CRM
16 217 (9.06%) .NET
17 204 (8.52%) MS Excel
18 202 (8.43%) Retail
19 195 (8.14%) Web Services
20 187 (7.81%) User Stories
21 183 (7.64%) UML
22 182 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
23 175 (7.31%) XML
24 174 (7.27%) C#
25 173 (7.22%) SQL Server
26 172 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
27 171 (7.14%) E-Commerce
28 168 (7.01%) Security Cleared
28 168 (7.01%) TDD
29 166 (6.93%) JavaScript

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 89 (3.72%) Confluence
1 89 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 60 (2.51%) WebSphere
3 43 (1.80%) Apache
4 41 (1.71%) CMS
5 38 (1.59%) IIS
6 31 (1.29%) Skype for Business
7 29 (1.21%) JBoss
7 29 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 26 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.54%) SAS
11 12 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.38%) CICS
14 8 (0.33%) Mule
14 8 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.29%) MS Project Server
15 7 (0.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 204 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 121 (5.05%) MS Visio
3 100 (4.18%) MS Project
4 94 (3.92%) MS Office
5 54 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.13%) InVision
10 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.084%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 89 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.71%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.17%) Maximo
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.54%) Office 365
3 35 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.25%) SaaS
5 23 (0.96%) IaaS
6 19 (0.79%) Force.com
7 16 (0.67%) Yammer
8 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.33%) Heroku
9 8 (0.33%) PaaS
10 6 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.13%) GitHub
13 2 (0.084%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.084%) HP Helion
13 2 (0.084%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.34%) Firewall
2 25 (1.04%) Internet
3 21 (0.88%) DNS
4 20 (0.84%) HTTP
5 16 (0.67%) SAN
5 16 (0.67%) SSL
6 13 (0.54%) Intranet
6 13 (0.54%) VLAN
7 9 (0.38%) IPv6
7 9 (0.38%) NAS
7 9 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.38%) ZigBee
8 8 (0.33%) FTP
8 8 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.29%) Broadband
9 7 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.29%) LAN
9 7 (0.29%) Skype
9 7 (0.29%) WAN
10 6 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 52 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 44 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
7 37 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.04%) Big Data
12 23 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (0.92%) MySQL
14 18 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (0.63%) DB2
16 15 (0.63%) MS Access
17 14 (0.58%) Data Mining
17 14 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 267 (11.15%) JIRA
2 111 (4.63%) Selenium
3 99 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (3.22%) Visual Studio
5 66 (2.76%) Subversion
6 65 (2.71%) Jenkins
7 59 (2.46%) Git (software)
8 57 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 46 (1.92%) JUnit
10 43 (1.80%) ClearCase
10 43 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 41 (1.71%) ClearQuest
12 40 (1.67%) Maven
13 36 (1.50%) HP UFT
14 30 (1.25%) WebDriver
15 23 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 21 (0.88%) LoadRunner
17 18 (0.75%) JMeter
17 18 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 725 (30.27%) Finance
2 221 (9.23%) Banking
3 202 (8.43%) Retail
4 120 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 99 (4.13%) Marketing
6 46 (1.92%) Legal
7 44 (1.84%) Back Office
8 43 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.71%) Advertising
10 40 (1.67%) Law
11 33 (1.38%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.29%) Electronics
12 31 (1.29%) Investment Banking
13 28 (1.17%) Retail Banking
14 25 (1.04%) Publishing
15 24 (1.00%) Games
16 21 (0.88%) Billing
17 18 (0.75%) Front Office
18 17 (0.71%) Automotive
19 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 700 (29.23%) Analyst
2 479 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 448 (18.71%) Business Analyst
4 308 (12.86%) Developer
5 199 (8.31%) Architect
6 131 (5.47%) Test Analyst
7 91 (3.80%) Senior Manager
8 83 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
9 79 (3.30%) IT Manager
10 72 (3.01%) Digital Project Manager
11 68 (2.84%) Test Manager
12 67 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
13 65 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
14 63 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
15 62 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
16 60 (2.51%) Java Developer
17 59 (2.46%) Agile Business Analyst
18 58 (2.42%) Tester
19 57 (2.38%) Digital Analyst
20 56 (2.34%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (9.06%) .NET
2 195 (8.14%) Web Services
3 175 (7.31%) XML
4 149 (6.22%) HTML
5 117 (4.89%) CSS
6 103 (4.30%) SOAP
7 100 (4.18%) J2EE
8 88 (3.67%) Spring
9 68 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 66 (2.76%) jQuery
11 59 (2.46%) ASP.NET
12 52 (2.17%) JSON
13 51 (2.13%) HTML5
14 45 (1.88%) Middleware
15 42 (1.75%) CSS3
15 42 (1.75%) RESTful
16 41 (1.71%) AngularJS
17 35 (1.46%) REST
18 33 (1.38%) WSDL
19 31 (1.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 71 (2.96%) User Experience
4 48 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 45 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 41 (1.71%) Mainframe
7 33 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 30 (1.25%) Smart Meter
10 26 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.04%) PKI
12 23 (0.96%) Equities
13 21 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.84%) Fixed Income
14 20 (0.84%) iPad
14 20 (0.84%) PMI
15 17 (0.71%) Cryptography
15 17 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 154 (6.43%) Windows
2 130 (5.43%) Linux
3 125 (5.22%) Unix
4 34 (1.42%) Android
5 25 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.25%) Solaris
10 5 (0.21%) VME
10 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.084%) AIX
11 2 (0.084%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.084%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.084%) zOS
12 1 (0.042%) Debian
12 1 (0.042%) VMS
12 1 (0.042%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2158 (90.10%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (23.92%) Project Management
3 406 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 398 (16.62%) SDLC
5 383 (15.99%) Scrum
6 312 (13.03%) PRINCE2
7 269 (11.23%) Business Analysis
8 220 (9.19%) CRM
9 187 (7.81%) User Stories
10 183 (7.64%) UML
11 182 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 171 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 168 (7.01%) TDD
14 164 (6.85%) V-Model
15 155 (6.47%) Migration
16 150 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
17 147 (6.14%) Data Modelling
18 143 (5.97%) Change Management
19 142 (5.93%) ITIL
20 131 (5.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 460 (19.21%) SQL
2 311 (12.99%) Java
3 174 (7.27%) C#
4 166 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 90 (3.76%) PL/SQL
6 64 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 40 (1.67%) Python
8 37 (1.54%) C
9 35 (1.46%) C++
9 35 (1.46%) VB
10 34 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 28 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 28 (1.17%) Ruby
12 25 (1.04%) VB6
12 25 (1.04%) VBA
13 18 (0.75%) COBOL
13 18 (0.75%) PHP
13 18 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 16 (0.67%) Perl
15 15 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 168 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 145 (6.05%) Degree
3 125 (5.22%) ISEB
4 110 (4.59%) ISTQB
5 98 (4.09%) SC Cleared
6 52 (2.17%) PMP
7 49 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 41 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 36 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 23 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (0.92%) DV Cleared
13 19 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.46%) APMP
16 10 (0.42%) CISSP
17 9 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
18 8 (0.33%) CBAP
19 7 (0.29%) Sun Certification
20 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (6.68%) QA
2 33 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 23 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.92%) TickIT
6 21 (0.88%) WAI
7 14 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.58%) SLA
8 13 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.50%) MiFID
10 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.29%) COBIT
11 7 (0.29%) WCAG
12 6 (0.25%) ISO27005
13 5 (0.21%) GxP
13 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.13%) EMIR
15 3 (0.13%) FATCA
15 3 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 37 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.63%) Docker
4 6 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.21%) vSphere
6 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.042%) KVM
8 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.042%) NFS
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%) Xen
8 1 (0.042%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 75 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 58 (2.42%) Puppet
3 33 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.50%) Ansible
5 8 (0.33%) Graphite
5 8 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.29%) Grafana
7 6 (0.25%) Nagios
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.17%) DBAmp
9 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.13%) Salt
11 2 (0.084%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.084%) HP NNM
11 2 (0.084%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.084%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.084%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.084%) Mesos
11 2 (0.084%) MOM
Vendors
1 329 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 315 (13.15%) Oracle
3 150 (6.26%) SAP
4 114 (4.76%) HP
5 80 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (2.84%) IBM
7 49 (2.05%) Pega
8 36 (1.50%) Informatica
9 27 (1.13%) VMware
9 27 (1.13%) WSO2
10 23 (0.96%) Hyperion
11 20 (0.84%) Infor
12 18 (0.75%) Adobe
12 18 (0.75%) Guidewire
13 17 (0.71%) Cognos
13 17 (0.71%) Tableau
14 15 (0.63%) SaltStack
15 14 (0.58%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.54%) Bloomberg
16 13 (0.54%) Sun
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Initi8 Recruitment
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