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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 62 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£431 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.50
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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
1116 900 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.76% 70.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 475 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Banking
5 6 (21.43%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) PeopleTools
6 5 (17.86%) ISEB
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (14.29%) PeopleCode
7 4 (14.29%) SQR
8 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.71%) Apache
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.71%) PHP
8 3 (10.71%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) WordPress
1 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) PeopleTools
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
2 2 (7.14%) PVCS
2 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) OSGi
3 2 (7.14%) Apache OpenJPA
3 2 (7.14%) Apache CXF
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) V-Model
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PeopleCode
2 4 (14.29%) SQR
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Control-M
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Planview
Edinburgh
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £425 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago