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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 120 98 141
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +43
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1008 1243 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.26% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.78% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 805 596
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 £600 £550 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £17.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.53% +73.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £17.66
% change year-on-year
- +133.57%

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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -29 949 £450 +5.88% 197
London +5 471 £475 +4.39% 71
South East -44 140 £438 +4.16% 27
West Midlands -17 84 £425 +6.25% 18
City of London -5 72 £500 +14.28% 22
North West -40 56 £480 +12.94% 19
South West +3 50 £400 +15.10% 9
East of England +9 49 £421 -6.38% 21
Yorkshire -21 43 £425 +1.49% 18
Berkshire -21 39 £413 +7.14% 3
Coventry +2 35 £425 +30.76% 7
Scotland -13 35 £388 +10.71% 3
North East -34 33 £475 +15.85% 6
Tyne and Wear -36 30 £475 +15.85% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 30 £475 +15.85% 2
Cheshire +11 27 £500 +21.21% 5
West Yorkshire -22 27 £425 -11.45% 14
Surrey -3 26 £525 +23.52% 5
Leeds -23 25 £425 -11.45% 10
Warrington +14 23 £525 +16.66%
Edinburgh +6 18 £450 +20.00% 3
Hampshire -9 18 £441 +28.83% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £394 -1.62%
Essex 0 17 £418 -2.90% 2
East Midlands -19 17 £383 +5.51% 8
Manchester -23 16 £450 +48.76% 13
Oxfordshire -24 16 £500 -3.84% 3
Wales +8 15 £388 +103.94% 5
Wiltshire +10 14 £410 +19.27% 4
Bristol +4 14 £385 +4.05% 3

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2037 (92.84%) Agile Software Development
2 627 (28.58%) Finance
3 529 (24.11%) Project Management
4 425 (19.37%) Scrum
5 401 (18.28%) SQL
6 395 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 344 (15.68%) SDLC
8 306 (13.95%) Oracle
9 278 (12.67%) PRINCE2
10 272 (12.40%) Java
10 272 (12.40%) Microsoft
11 267 (12.17%) JIRA
12 262 (11.94%) Business Analysis
13 220 (10.03%) .NET
14 205 (9.34%) Banking
15 189 (8.61%) JavaScript
16 188 (8.57%) C#
16 188 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
17 185 (8.43%) Retail
17 185 (8.43%) TDD
18 183 (8.34%) Web Services
18 183 (8.34%) MS Excel
19 182 (8.30%) HTML
19 182 (8.30%) SQL Server
20 168 (7.66%) QA
20 168 (7.66%) Security Cleared
21 161 (7.34%) Change Management
21 161 (7.34%) UML
21 161 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
22 158 (7.20%) CRM

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
1 101 (4.60%) Confluence
2 84 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 38 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (1.73%) CMS
5 35 (1.60%) IIS
6 33 (1.50%) JBoss
7 32 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.23%) Apache
9 27 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.05%) Skype for Business
11 13 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.41%) OpenROAD
13 9 (0.41%) SAS
14 7 (0.32%) Drupal
14 7 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 183 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.33%) MS Office
3 78 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 76 (3.46%) MS Project
5 71 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.091%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.091%) Edge Animate
10 2 (0.091%) InVision
11 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.046%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.046%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 70 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.77%) Eloqua
4 15 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.091%) HFM
10 2 (0.091%) OpenText MBPM
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.091%) Primavera
10 2 (0.091%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (1.55%) Office 365
2 34 (1.55%) SaaS
3 31 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.37%) PaaS
5 27 (1.23%) IaaS
6 22 (1.00%) Yammer
7 10 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.36%) Data Lake Analytics
8 8 (0.36%) Force.com
9 7 (0.32%) GitHub
9 7 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.091%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.28%) Firewall
2 21 (0.96%) HTTP
3 20 (0.91%) Internet
4 18 (0.82%) SSL
5 11 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 11 (0.50%) VPN
5 11 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (0.46%) DNS
7 9 (0.41%) Intranet
8 7 (0.32%) LDAP
9 6 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.27%) X.509
10 5 (0.23%) FTP
10 5 (0.23%) Skype
10 5 (0.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.23%) VLAN
11 4 (0.18%) DMZ
11 4 (0.18%) IPv6
11 4 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 96 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 44 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 40 (1.82%) MySQL
6 40 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.64%) Big Data
9 34 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
11 30 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
12 27 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 23 (1.05%) NoSQL
15 22 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.96%) Oracle OWB
17 19 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 267 (12.17%) JIRA
2 92 (4.19%) Selenium
3 88 (4.01%) Jenkins
4 77 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 74 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 60 (2.73%) Subversion
8 48 (2.19%) Cucumber
9 43 (1.96%) SoapUI
10 39 (1.78%) JUnit
10 39 (1.78%) Maven
11 30 (1.37%) JMeter
12 25 (1.14%) LoadRunner
13 24 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.05%) HP UFT
14 23 (1.05%) Hudson
15 22 (1.00%) ClearQuest
15 22 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
16 21 (0.96%) Eclipse
17 19 (0.87%) Grunt
General
1 627 (28.58%) Finance
2 205 (9.34%) Banking
3 185 (8.43%) Retail
4 83 (3.78%) Marketing
5 78 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.32%) Legal
7 43 (1.96%) Back Office
7 43 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 35 (1.60%) Publishing
9 34 (1.55%) Law
10 32 (1.46%) Advertising
11 30 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.00%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.82%) Automotive
14 15 (0.68%) Electronics
15 12 (0.55%) Front Office
16 10 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 595 (27.12%) Analyst
2 419 (19.10%) Project Manager
3 413 (18.82%) Business Analyst
4 330 (15.04%) Developer
5 169 (7.70%) Architect
6 93 (4.24%) Scrum Master
7 79 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
8 77 (3.51%) Digital Analyst
9 76 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
10 75 (3.42%) Test Analyst
11 70 (3.19%) Digital Business Analyst
12 63 (2.87%) Java Developer
12 63 (2.87%) Senior Manager
13 62 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
14 61 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
15 60 (2.73%) Senior Business Analyst
16 59 (2.69%) IT Manager
16 59 (2.69%) Technical Manager
17 58 (2.64%) Tester
18 57 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (10.03%) .NET
2 183 (8.34%) Web Services
3 182 (8.30%) HTML
4 123 (5.61%) CSS
5 121 (5.52%) XML
6 86 (3.92%) J2EE
7 81 (3.69%) AngularJS
8 70 (3.19%) SOAP
8 70 (3.19%) Spring
9 68 (3.10%) HTML5
10 62 (2.83%) ASP.NET
10 62 (2.83%) REST
11 60 (2.73%) JSON
12 58 (2.64%) jQuery
13 53 (2.42%) .NET Framework
14 39 (1.78%) Hibernate
14 39 (1.78%) Velocity
15 38 (1.73%) Middleware
16 36 (1.64%) CSS3
17 32 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 188 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 78 (3.56%) User Experience
4 68 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 38 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 34 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 27 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 26 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.09%) Equities
10 24 (1.09%) Fixed Income
11 22 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 20 (0.91%) Data Conversion
13 19 (0.87%) Data Integration
13 19 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.82%) Smart Meter
15 17 (0.77%) Fintech
15 17 (0.77%) PMI
16 14 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 136 (6.20%) Windows
2 115 (5.24%) Unix
3 88 (4.01%) Linux
4 31 (1.41%) Android
5 25 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.41%) AIX
8 8 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.14%) CentOS
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.14%) zOS
11 2 (0.091%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.091%) VME
11 2 (0.091%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.091%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.046%) Solaris
12 1 (0.046%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2037 (92.84%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (24.11%) Project Management
3 425 (19.37%) Scrum
4 395 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 344 (15.68%) SDLC
6 278 (12.67%) PRINCE2
7 262 (11.94%) Business Analysis
8 185 (8.43%) TDD
9 161 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
9 161 (7.34%) Change Management
9 161 (7.34%) UML
10 158 (7.20%) CRM
11 150 (6.84%) User Stories
12 148 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 138 (6.29%) Migration
14 136 (6.20%) ITIL
15 131 (5.97%) Data Modelling
15 131 (5.97%) Use Case
16 130 (5.93%) Software Engineering
17 121 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 401 (18.28%) SQL
2 272 (12.40%) Java
3 189 (8.61%) JavaScript
4 188 (8.57%) C#
5 103 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 66 (3.01%) T-SQL
7 62 (2.83%) C
8 39 (1.78%) Shell Script
9 33 (1.50%) Python
10 30 (1.37%) Perl
10 30 (1.37%) VB
11 27 (1.23%) C++
12 26 (1.19%) Ruby
13 20 (0.91%) PHP
13 20 (0.91%) VB6
14 18 (0.82%) COBOL
15 14 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.46%) Scala
17 9 (0.41%) Apex Code
17 9 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 141 (6.43%) Degree
3 101 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 100 (4.56%) ISEB
5 55 (2.51%) PMP
6 47 (2.14%) ISTQB
7 39 (1.78%) PMI Certification
7 39 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.59%) CISSP
13 13 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
14 12 (0.55%) APMP
15 7 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.27%) CISA
16 6 (0.27%) IIBA
16 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (7.66%) QA
2 29 (1.32%) SLA
3 21 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.68%) WAI
6 13 (0.59%) MiFID
7 6 (0.27%) EMIR
7 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.27%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.18%) WCAG
9 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.14%) FATCA
9 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) SEPA
9 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.14%) TickIT
10 2 (0.091%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.091%) TARGET2
System Software
1 35 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.46%) Docker
4 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.14%) Firmware
6 3 (0.14%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.091%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.091%) vCloud
8 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.046%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 57 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (1.78%) Puppet
3 25 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 12 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 9 (0.41%) Ansible
7 6 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (0.23%) SCCM
9 3 (0.14%) DBAmp
9 3 (0.14%) Grafana
9 3 (0.14%) Graphite
9 3 (0.14%) Nessus
9 3 (0.14%) Packer
9 3 (0.14%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 306 (13.95%) Oracle
2 272 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 108 (4.92%) SAP
4 85 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 61 (2.78%) HP
6 39 (1.78%) Pega
7 34 (1.55%) IBM
8 33 (1.50%) Informatica
9 27 (1.23%) webMethods
10 26 (1.19%) Tableau
11 24 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 22 (1.00%) Cognos
13 20 (0.91%) Hyperion
13 20 (0.91%) Infor
14 19 (0.87%) Adobe
15 18 (0.82%) BEA
16 16 (0.73%) Google
16 16 (0.73%) hybris
17 15 (0.68%) VMware
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