The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 June 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.

Waterfall Model
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 119 144
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 392 458 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.89% 2.11% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.47% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 342 248
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
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 £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in London

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in London

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in London

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in London

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
City of London +21 83 £475 +5.55% 24
Croydon -8 5 £425 -
Hayes - 3 £375 -
Brentford - 3 £425 - 1
Westminster - 1 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £420 - 1
Orpington - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £420 - 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 750 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (30.35%) Finance
3 180 (22.39%) Project Management
4 170 (21.14%) Scrum
5 157 (19.53%) SQL
6 146 (18.16%) SDLC
7 132 (16.42%) Banking
8 123 (15.30%) Business Analysis
9 112 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 110 (13.68%) JIRA
11 105 (13.06%) PRINCE2
11 105 (13.06%) Microsoft
12 94 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
13 88 (10.95%) Retail
14 82 (10.20%) Oracle
15 81 (10.07%) CRM
16 78 (9.70%) TDD
17 76 (9.45%) Java
18 73 (9.08%) Degree
18 73 (9.08%) Security Cleared
19 69 (8.58%) QA
20 68 (8.46%) SQL Server
21 66 (8.21%) DevOps
22 65 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
23 64 (7.96%) Jenkins
24 63 (7.84%) User Stories
25 61 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
26 60 (7.46%) Use Case
26 60 (7.46%) Git (software)
26 60 (7.46%) HTML

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 48 (5.97%) Confluence
2 34 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (3.23%) CMS
5 23 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.36%) Apache Solr
7 17 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.87%) JBoss
8 15 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.49%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 8 (1.00%) Apache
12 8 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.87%) IIS
14 6 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.62%) Drupal
15 5 (0.62%) Mule
15 5 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 50 (6.22%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 39 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.24%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (1.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 9 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.75%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.50%) iTrent
7 4 (0.50%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.50%) TrackWise
8 3 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.37%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.12%) Magento
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.36%) Office 365
4 16 (1.99%) PaaS
5 15 (1.87%) SaaS
6 14 (1.74%) IaaS
7 9 (1.12%) Yammer
8 7 (0.87%) Veeva
9 6 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.75%) Oracle CX
9 6 (0.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 5 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.62%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (0.37%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.37%) CloudSense
11 3 (0.37%) GitHub
12 2 (0.25%) Force.com
12 2 (0.25%) G Suite
12 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.75%) HTTP
1 6 (0.75%) IPsec
1 6 (0.75%) SSL
2 5 (0.62%) Internet
2 5 (0.62%) Network Security
3 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.50%) X.509
4 3 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.25%) DMZ
5 2 (0.25%) DNS
5 2 (0.25%) MPLS
5 2 (0.25%) SMS
5 2 (0.25%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.25%) VPLS
6 1 (0.12%) Broadband
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) Intranet
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (4.35%) Big Data
3 35 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 33 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.87%) MySQL
10 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.24%) MarkLogic
12 10 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.12%) Power BI
14 8 (1.00%) Data Mart
14 8 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.00%) QlikView
15 7 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 110 (13.68%) JIRA
2 64 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 60 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (3.73%) Subversion
6 27 (3.36%) Selenium
7 22 (2.74%) Vagrant
8 17 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.62%) HP UFT
10 12 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.37%) SoapUI
12 10 (1.24%) Hudson
12 10 (1.24%) JUnit
13 8 (1.00%) Maven
13 8 (1.00%) TestRail
13 8 (1.00%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.87%) Mockito
14 7 (0.87%) Protractor
14 7 (0.87%) VersionOne
15 5 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 244 (30.35%) Finance
2 132 (16.42%) Banking
3 88 (10.95%) Retail
4 55 (6.84%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.23%) Law
6 24 (2.99%) Front Office
7 23 (2.86%) Back Office
8 22 (2.74%) Legal
8 22 (2.74%) Marketing
9 17 (2.11%) Advertising
10 15 (1.87%) Publishing
11 13 (1.62%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.00%) Digital Economy
13 8 (1.00%) Games
14 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.75%) Billing
15 6 (0.75%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.50%) Electronics
16 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 203 (25.25%) Analyst
2 165 (20.52%) Project Manager
3 157 (19.53%) Business Analyst
4 125 (15.55%) Developer
5 90 (11.19%) Architect
6 37 (4.60%) Consultant
7 32 (3.98%) Java Developer
7 32 (3.98%) Technical Architect
7 32 (3.98%) Tester
8 31 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (3.36%) Hybris Developer
10 25 (3.11%) Senior Manager
11 22 (2.74%) Business Systems Analyst
12 21 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (2.49%) Agile Project Manager
13 20 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
14 19 (2.36%) Programme Manager
15 18 (2.24%) Test Manager
16 17 (2.11%) Agile Coach
16 17 (2.11%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.46%) .NET
1 60 (7.46%) HTML
2 51 (6.34%) Spring
3 48 (5.97%) Web Services
4 42 (5.22%) CSS
5 40 (4.98%) SOAP
6 38 (4.73%) XML
7 26 (3.23%) REST
7 26 (3.23%) Spring MVC
8 23 (2.86%) JSP
9 18 (2.24%) Hibernate
9 18 (2.24%) Servlets
9 18 (2.24%) Spring Boot
10 17 (2.11%) HTML5
11 16 (1.99%) RESTful
12 15 (1.87%) jQuery
12 15 (1.87%) XSLT
13 14 (1.74%) J2EE
14 13 (1.62%) Java EE
15 12 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.23%) User Experience
3 25 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.24%) Derivative
6 18 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.74%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.62%) Fintech
10 11 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.24%) Social Media
12 9 (1.12%) Equities
13 7 (0.87%) Cybercrime
13 7 (0.87%) PMI
14 6 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
15 5 (0.62%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.50%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.35%) Windows
2 33 (4.10%) Unix
3 30 (3.73%) Linux
4 12 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.62%) Android
8 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.37%) Solaris
9 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (22.39%) Project Management
3 170 (21.14%) Scrum
4 146 (18.16%) SDLC
5 123 (15.30%) Business Analysis
6 112 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 105 (13.06%) PRINCE2
8 81 (10.07%) CRM
9 78 (9.70%) TDD
10 66 (8.21%) DevOps
11 65 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (7.84%) User Stories
13 61 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 60 (7.46%) Use Case
15 55 (6.84%) Kanban
16 50 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 49 (6.09%) Test Automation
18 48 (5.97%) E-Commerce
19 43 (5.35%) Data Modelling
20 42 (5.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (19.53%) SQL
2 76 (9.45%) Java
3 46 (5.72%) C#
4 39 (4.85%) Python
5 38 (4.73%) Shell Script
6 34 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 22 (2.74%) C
8 21 (2.61%) Scala
9 12 (1.49%) C++
9 12 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.62%) Perl
12 4 (0.50%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.37%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.37%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.25%) Groovy
14 2 (0.25%) PHP
14 2 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (9.08%) Degree
1 73 (9.08%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.48%) PMP
4 26 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 25 (3.11%) ISEB
6 12 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.75%) APMP
10 6 (0.75%) IIBA
10 6 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.50%) MAPM
12 3 (0.37%) CISSP
12 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.25%) CISA
13 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.58%) QA
2 32 (3.98%) MiFID
3 18 (2.24%) PMO
4 17 (2.11%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.99%) EMIR
6 11 (1.37%) WAI
7 9 (1.12%) WCAG
8 8 (1.00%) SEPA
9 7 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.87%) GDPR
10 6 (0.75%) COBIT
11 5 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.62%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.62%) SLA
12 4 (0.50%) ISO 20022
12 4 (0.50%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.37%) AIFMD
13 3 (0.37%) FINREP
14 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (1.87%) Docker
2 10 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.37%) Puppet
3 7 (0.87%) Rancher
4 6 (0.75%) SCCM
5 4 (0.50%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) Nagios
6 2 (0.25%) Nessus
7 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 105 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.20%) Oracle
3 58 (7.21%) SAP
4 42 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (3.73%) Cloudera
6 28 (3.48%) hybris
7 22 (2.74%) Hortonworks
8 15 (1.87%) HP
9 13 (1.62%) IBM
10 10 (1.24%) Tableau
11 9 (1.12%) Adobe
12 8 (1.00%) Infor
12 8 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.00%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.00%) Sybase
13 7 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
13 7 (0.87%) Informatica
14 6 (0.75%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (0.75%) VMware
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Advento Staffing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day (6 month contract)
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £650 to £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £710 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Rate: £600.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £445 - £495 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago