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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 52 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 34 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.66% 0.29% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 1
Average daily rate
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£405 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
956 733 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.75% 71.17% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 353 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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
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 31 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) XML
3 38 (66.67%) Project Management
4 35 (61.40%) Linux
5 28 (49.12%) Web Services
5 28 (49.12%) HTTP
6 25 (43.86%) SOAP
6 25 (43.86%) JSON
7 22 (38.60%) Release Management
7 22 (38.60%) Mac OS X
8 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (35.09%) Java
10 19 (33.33%) RESTful
11 17 (29.82%) Web Development
12 16 (28.07%) Open Source
12 16 (28.07%) CSS3
12 16 (28.07%) Business Transformation
12 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
12 16 (28.07%) HTML
12 16 (28.07%) CSS
13 15 (26.32%) HTML5
14 14 (24.56%) Finance
15 13 (22.81%) Scrum
15 13 (22.81%) Retail
15 13 (22.81%) Dependency Management
15 13 (22.81%) FMCG
15 13 (22.81%) Web Accessibility
16 12 (21.05%) System Testing
16 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
16 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) SSL
2 4 (7.02%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Maven
2 8 (14.04%) Subversion
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.02%) Ant
5 4 (7.02%) Hudson
5 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.51%) Zephyr
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Web Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Release Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) XML
2 28 (49.12%) Web Services
3 25 (43.86%) SOAP
3 25 (43.86%) JSON
4 19 (33.33%) RESTful
5 16 (28.07%) CSS3
5 16 (28.07%) HTML
5 16 (28.07%) CSS
6 15 (26.32%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) REST
8 6 (10.53%) Java EE
9 5 (8.77%) Drools
9 5 (8.77%) XSLT
9 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.77%) Spring
9 5 (8.77%) jBPM
10 3 (5.26%) jQuery
10 3 (5.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Open Source
2 13 (22.81%) FMCG
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 22 (38.60%) Mac OS X
3 10 (17.54%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (66.67%) Project Management
3 22 (38.60%) Release Management
4 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (29.82%) Web Development
6 16 (28.07%) Business Transformation
7 13 (22.81%) Dependency Management
7 13 (22.81%) Web Accessibility
7 13 (22.81%) Scrum
8 12 (21.05%) DSDM
8 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (21.05%) System Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (19.30%) Refactoring
9 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (17.54%) ITIL
11 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
1 5 (8.77%) Vagrant
1 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) StatsD
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) JBoss
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