The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
London / City of London
Rank 94 102 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 60 56 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 1.70% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.94% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 83
Median daily rate £510 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 115 (91.27%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (52.38%) Finance
3 32 (25.40%) Banking
4 29 (23.02%) Scrum
4 29 (23.02%) .NET
5 27 (21.43%) SQL
6 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.25%) Project Management
7 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
7 23 (18.25%) PRINCE2
8 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
8 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 19 (15.08%) SDLC
10 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (11.90%) Java
11 14 (11.11%) C#
11 14 (11.11%) Web Services
11 14 (11.11%) Oracle
12 13 (10.32%) Back Office
12 13 (10.32%) MVC
12 13 (10.32%) Investment Banking
12 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
12 13 (10.32%) Matrix Organization
13 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 12 (9.52%) Unix
14 11 (8.73%) Data Modelling
15 10 (7.94%) Windows
15 10 (7.94%) Subversion
15 10 (7.94%) TDD
15 10 (7.94%) Investment Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.76%) CMS
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.17%) FileNet
5 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.59%) Drupal
6 2 (1.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.59%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.79%) Apache
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Project
3 5 (3.97%) MS Office
4 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) PaaS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.56%) Data Mart
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) Power BI
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Subversion
2 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.76%) JIRA
4 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.59%) Ant
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
5 2 (1.59%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.79%) ERwin
6 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 66 (52.38%) Finance
2 32 (25.40%) Banking
3 13 (10.32%) Back Office
3 13 (10.32%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.76%) Front Office
4 6 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Advertising
6 2 (1.59%) Law
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Analyst
2 29 (23.02%) Project Manager
3 24 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 23 (18.25%) Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Architect
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.35%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.35%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (6.35%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.02%) .NET
2 14 (11.11%) Web Services
3 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.35%) HTML
5 7 (5.56%) jQuery
5 7 (5.56%) Middleware
6 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.97%) CSS
8 4 (3.17%) Java EE
8 4 (3.17%) Spring
8 4 (3.17%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.17%) XML
9 3 (2.38%) JSP
9 3 (2.38%) RESTful
9 3 (2.38%) SignalR
9 3 (2.38%) Swing
9 3 (2.38%) Velocity
10 2 (1.59%) HTML5
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) User Experience
3 7 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 5 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.17%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.38%) Derivative
6 3 (2.38%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) Unix
2 10 (7.94%) Windows
3 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (91.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.02%) Scrum
3 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (18.25%) PRINCE2
4 23 (18.25%) Project Management
5 19 (15.08%) SDLC
6 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.32%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (10.32%) MVC
7 11 (8.73%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.94%) Investment Management
8 10 (7.94%) Project Governance
8 10 (7.94%) TDD
9 8 (6.35%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) SQL
2 15 (11.90%) Java
3 14 (11.11%) C#
4 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.35%) C
5 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.56%) PMP
4 6 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SEPA
2 5 (3.97%) MiFID
3 3 (2.38%) PMO
3 3 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) TARGET2
4 1 (0.79%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (4.76%) IBM
4 5 (3.97%) CyberArk
5 4 (3.17%) Charles River
5 4 (3.17%) Cognos
5 4 (3.17%) Lotus
5 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.38%) OpenText
6 3 (2.38%) RedDot
7 2 (1.59%) Informatica
7 2 (1.59%) Sybase
7 2 (1.59%) webMethods
8 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.79%) CA
8 1 (0.79%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
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