The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 60 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 24 45 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 3.71% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 5.06% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1125 890 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.75% 73.31% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 550 277
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Edinburgh region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) PeopleTools
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) PeopleCode
6 5 (16.13%) SQR
6 5 (16.13%) ISEB
7 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
8 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.68%) QA
8 3 (9.68%) PHP5
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) System Testing
8 3 (9.68%) WordPress

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) WordPress
1 3 (9.68%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) PeopleTools
2 2 (6.45%) PVCS
2 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) SOAP
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) System Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) V-Model
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PeopleCode
2 5 (16.13%) SQR
3 3 (9.68%) PHP5
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
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