The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 55 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 23 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.79% 0.54% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.76% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 525 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.01% 70.28% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 237 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Waterfall
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) Project Management
3 27 (60.00%) XML
4 26 (57.78%) Linux
5 23 (51.11%) SOAP
5 23 (51.11%) Web Services
6 19 (42.22%) Finance
6 19 (42.22%) Release Management
6 19 (42.22%) Business Transformation
7 16 (35.56%) JSON
8 15 (33.33%) Windows
8 15 (33.33%) HTTP
9 14 (31.11%) Retail
9 14 (31.11%) FMCG
10 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.89%) REST
10 13 (28.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (28.89%) Scrum
11 12 (26.67%) DSDM
12 11 (24.44%) Mac OS X
12 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 11 (24.44%) HTML
12 11 (24.44%) Java
12 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (22.22%) Vagrant
13 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (22.22%) HTML5
13 10 (22.22%) Puppet

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) Intranet
3 3 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Ant
1 9 (20.00%) Maven
1 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 9 (20.00%) Hudson
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Release Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) XML
2 23 (51.11%) SOAP
2 23 (51.11%) Web Services
3 16 (35.56%) JSON
4 13 (28.89%) REST
5 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) RESTful
6 10 (22.22%) HTML5
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
8 5 (11.11%) jQuery
9 2 (4.44%) Apache Flex
9 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.44%) Java EE
10 1 (2.22%) SAML
10 1 (2.22%) .NET
10 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.22%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) FMCG
2 8 (17.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) Project Management
3 19 (42.22%) Release Management
3 19 (42.22%) Business Transformation
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) DSDM
6 11 (24.44%) ITIL
6 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (22.22%) Migration
8 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.78%) System Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Web Development
11 6 (13.33%) Refactoring
11 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
1 10 (22.22%) Vagrant
1 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) StatsD
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) IBM