Period
to 14 August 2020

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 6 months to 14 August 2020 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.

Waterfall Model
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 118 109
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 36 124 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 1.92% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.13% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 98 123
Median daily rate £488 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £409 £408 £396
90th Percentile £594 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £60.50 -

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,880 5,815 6,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.18% 89.99% 88.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,305 4,535 4,860
Median daily rate £525 £525 £512
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.59% +2.35%
10th Percentile £334 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 72 108
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.37% +10.51% -8.78%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £47.75 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% -

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Waterfall in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the City of London

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Waterfall in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Waterfall in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) PMO
5 7 (19.44%) Android
6 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 6 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
6 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) QA
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (13.89%) Android SDK
7 5 (13.89%) Android Development
7 5 (13.89%) Android Studio
7 5 (13.89%) User Experience
7 5 (13.89%) Azure
8 4 (11.11%) AWS
8 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (11.11%) RESTful

Waterfall
Co-occurring 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 3 (8.33%) Confluence
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Appian
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) Camtasia
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Azure
2 4 (11.11%) AWS
2 4 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.78%) GCP
3 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Power BI
2 1 (2.78%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Android Studio
3 4 (11.11%) JUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.33%) git-flow
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
6 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 4 (11.11%) PMO Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 4 (11.11%) PMO Planner
3 4 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Android Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) CSS
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Android SDK
3 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 3 (8.33%) RxJava
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) React
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Java EE
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
6 1 (2.78%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) PDA
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (13.89%) Android Development
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) Kotlin
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) R
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) PMO
2 5 (13.89%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) GDPR
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) Databricks
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Nintex
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel
3 1 (2.78%) SumTotal