The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 85 109
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 153 229 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.00% 2.60% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.17% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 170 109
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in the South East

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in the South East

Waterfall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Waterfall in the South East

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Oxfordshire +12 36 £450 - 5
Surrey +7 34 £413 -13.15% 10
Berkshire -28 30 £400 +6.66% 8
Hampshire -15 20 £523 +55.97% 10
Buckinghamshire -23 15 £390 -2.50% 4
West Sussex +9 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Kent +1 4 £525 +19.31% 2
Middlesex +12 2 £469 -
East Sussex +1 2 £588 +30.55% 2
Waterfall
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 323 (95.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.41%) Finance
2 89 (26.41%) SDLC
3 74 (21.96%) Oracle
4 71 (21.07%) SQL
5 59 (17.51%) Scrum
6 57 (16.91%) Java
7 55 (16.32%) JavaScript
8 52 (15.43%) Linux
8 52 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (15.13%) HTML
10 49 (14.54%) ISEB
10 49 (14.54%) JIRA
11 48 (14.24%) Degree
11 48 (14.24%) PL/SQL
11 48 (14.24%) Unix
12 45 (13.35%) Project Management
13 40 (11.87%) Open Source
14 37 (10.98%) Oracle Database
14 37 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
15 35 (10.39%) Business Analysis
16 34 (10.09%) Requirements Analysis
16 34 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (10.09%) C
17 33 (9.79%) ITIL
17 33 (9.79%) Test Automation
18 32 (9.50%) PRINCE2
18 32 (9.50%) Configuration Management
19 31 (9.20%) ISTQB
20 30 (8.90%) Microsoft

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (7.72%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.23%) Apache
3 19 (5.64%) nginx
3 19 (5.64%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.04%) Confluence
5 10 (2.97%) JBoss
6 4 (1.19%) CMS
6 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.59%) IIS
8 2 (0.59%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.89%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.89%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.59%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.59%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.30%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.30%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.30%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.82%) SaaS
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.78%) SSL
2 3 (0.89%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) HTTP
3 2 (0.59%) Intranet
3 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.98%) Oracle Database
2 28 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (8.31%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.72%) RDBMS
4 24 (7.12%) SQL Server
5 23 (6.82%) SQLPlus
6 19 (5.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.08%) Redis
8 6 (1.78%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.48%) MySQL
10 4 (1.19%) Big Data
10 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.89%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (14.54%) JIRA
2 25 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.93%) ProC
5 19 (5.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 13 (3.86%) Selenium
7 11 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.97%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.08%) Maven
11 5 (1.48%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.19%) Mockito
12 4 (1.19%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.89%) Appium
13 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.89%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.89%) Calabash
13 3 (0.89%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (26.41%) Finance
2 22 (6.53%) Banking
3 21 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.93%) Retail
5 17 (5.04%) Publishing
6 16 (4.75%) Marketing
7 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.19%) Advertising
9 3 (0.89%) Automotive
9 3 (0.89%) Back Office
9 3 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (22.85%) Analyst
1 77 (22.85%) Developer
2 56 (16.62%) Business Analyst
3 42 (12.46%) Project Manager
4 37 (10.98%) Architect
5 35 (10.39%) Test Manager
6 29 (8.61%) SQL Developer
7 25 (7.42%) Oracle Developer
8 19 (5.64%) Oracle Architect
8 19 (5.64%) PL/SQL Developer
9 16 (4.75%) Test Analyst
10 13 (3.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 13 (3.86%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.56%) Programme Manager
11 12 (3.56%) Transformation Manager
12 11 (3.26%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.97%) Applications Manager
13 10 (2.97%) Development Manager
13 10 (2.97%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (2.97%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.13%) HTML
2 27 (8.01%) jQuery
3 23 (6.82%) .NET
4 22 (6.53%) Web Services
5 20 (5.93%) HTML5
6 14 (4.15%) SOAP
7 12 (3.56%) RESTful
8 11 (3.26%) JSON
8 11 (3.26%) REST
9 10 (2.97%) Spring
10 8 (2.37%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.37%) Spring Boot
10 8 (2.37%) XML
11 7 (2.08%) CSS
12 6 (1.78%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.78%) Dropwizard
12 6 (1.78%) Java EE
13 5 (1.48%) JSP
14 4 (1.19%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.37%) User Experience
4 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.19%) PMI
6 3 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (0.89%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.30%) AS400
8 1 (0.30%) Fintech
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.30%) New Media
8 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.43%) Linux
2 48 (14.24%) Unix
3 29 (8.61%) AIX
4 23 (6.82%) Windows
5 6 (1.78%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.48%) Android
6 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (95.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.41%) SDLC
3 59 (17.51%) Scrum
4 52 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (13.35%) Project Management
6 40 (11.87%) Open Source
7 37 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (10.39%) Business Analysis
9 34 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (10.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 33 (9.79%) ITIL
10 33 (9.79%) Test Automation
11 32 (9.50%) Configuration Management
11 32 (9.50%) PRINCE2
12 30 (8.90%) Data Modelling
13 28 (8.31%) DevOps
13 28 (8.31%) Test Management
13 28 (8.31%) Test Strategy
14 23 (6.82%) User Stories
15 20 (5.93%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.07%) SQL
2 57 (16.91%) Java
3 55 (16.32%) JavaScript
4 48 (14.24%) PL/SQL
5 34 (10.09%) C
6 25 (7.42%) Python
7 23 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.64%) Perl
8 19 (5.64%) PHP
9 17 (5.04%) C#
10 12 (3.56%) C++
11 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.89%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.89%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.89%) Ruby
13 2 (0.59%) ABAP
13 2 (0.59%) Groovy
13 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (14.54%) ISEB
2 48 (14.24%) Degree
3 31 (9.20%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.45%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.37%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.08%) PMP
9 5 (1.48%) PgMP
10 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.89%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.59%) APMP
12 2 (0.59%) CBAP
12 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.26%) GDPR
2 9 (2.67%) QA
3 7 (2.08%) PMO
4 6 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (6.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (21.96%) Oracle
2 30 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.82%) HP
4 19 (5.64%) Talend
5 18 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (5.34%) SAP
6 8 (2.37%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.37%) Siebel
7 5 (1.48%) IBM
8 4 (1.19%) Adobe
9 3 (0.89%) CA
9 3 (0.89%) hybris
9 3 (0.89%) ILOG
9 3 (0.89%) Marketo
9 3 (0.89%) Pega
9 3 (0.89%) Remedy
9 3 (0.89%) VMware
10 2 (0.59%) Google
10 2 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) webMethods
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