The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 71 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.66% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.04% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 35
Median daily rate £415 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £472 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
Waterfall
Scotland

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
1174 1177 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.33% 81.34% 75.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 652 570
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 79 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.23%) Project Management
3 36 (45.57%) SDLC
4 31 (39.24%) XML
5 27 (34.18%) Finance
5 27 (34.18%) Scrum
6 25 (31.65%) SOAP
7 24 (30.38%) RESTful
8 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (29.11%) Web Services
9 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (26.58%) HTTP
11 20 (25.32%) Linux
11 20 (25.32%) ITIL
12 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
13 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
13 18 (22.78%) JSON
14 17 (21.52%) jQuery
15 16 (20.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
16 15 (18.99%) Web Development
17 14 (17.72%) Java
17 14 (17.72%) Mac OS X
17 14 (17.72%) Change Control
18 13 (16.46%) SaaS
18 13 (16.46%) ServiceNow
18 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
18 13 (16.46%) System Testing
18 13 (16.46%) Remedy
18 13 (16.46%) Service Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (11.39%) JBoss
1 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
1 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
1 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.86%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) nginx
3 6 (7.59%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) LiveLink
5 2 (2.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.53%) Edge Animate
3 2 (2.53%) InDesign
3 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) SaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
1 9 (11.39%) JProfiler
2 7 (8.86%) Maven
3 4 (5.06%) Hudson
3 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Engagement Manager
3 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) PMO Planner
9 3 (3.80%) Project Planner
10 2 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Interactive Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) XML
2 25 (31.65%) SOAP
3 24 (30.38%) RESTful
4 23 (29.11%) Web Services
5 18 (22.78%) JSON
6 17 (21.52%) jQuery
7 12 (15.19%) CSS
7 12 (15.19%) HTML
8 11 (13.92%) Java EE
9 10 (12.66%) HTML5
10 9 (11.39%) CSS3
10 9 (11.39%) J2EE
10 9 (11.39%) Spring
10 9 (11.39%) XSLT
11 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.86%) Drools
12 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
12 7 (8.86%) jBPM
12 7 (8.86%) JSF
12 7 (8.86%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) Ontologies
4 4 (5.06%) Social Media
4 4 (5.06%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.53%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.23%) Project Management
3 36 (45.57%) SDLC
4 27 (34.18%) Scrum
5 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (25.32%) ITIL
8 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
9 16 (20.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (18.99%) Web Development
11 14 (17.72%) Change Control
12 13 (16.46%) Resource Management
12 13 (16.46%) Service Management
12 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
12 13 (16.46%) System Testing
12 13 (16.46%) TDD
12 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
13 12 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (15.19%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (15.19%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.72%) Java
3 7 (8.86%) PHP
3 7 (8.86%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) IISP
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) CA
1 13 (16.46%) HP
1 13 (16.46%) Remedy
1 13 (16.46%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.80%) OpenText
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) VocaLink