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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 37 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 60 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.21% 0.59% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 0.75% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 6 14
Average daily rate £380 £436 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £384
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
1164 1071 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.57% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 592 444
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 73 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (60.27%) SDLC
3 36 (49.32%) Project Management
4 33 (45.21%) XML
5 27 (36.99%) Scrum
6 24 (32.88%) SOAP
6 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (31.51%) ITIL
8 22 (30.14%) Web Services
9 21 (28.77%) RESTful
10 20 (27.40%) Linux
10 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (26.03%) Finance
12 17 (23.29%) Java
12 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
12 17 (23.29%) HTTP
12 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (21.92%) jQuery
13 16 (21.92%) SaaS
13 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
13 16 (21.92%) ServiceNow
13 16 (21.92%) HP
13 16 (21.92%) CA
13 16 (21.92%) Remedy
13 16 (21.92%) Service Management
14 15 (20.55%) JSON
14 15 (20.55%) System Testing
15 14 (19.18%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (19.18%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (19.18%) Web Filtering

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (16.44%) JBoss
1 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
1 12 (16.44%) WebLogic
1 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) CMS
2 6 (8.22%) nginx
3 3 (4.11%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) WordPress
4 2 (2.74%) Drupal
4 2 (2.74%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.74%) Edge Animate
1 2 (2.74%) InDesign
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) SSL
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Eclipse
1 12 (16.44%) JProfiler
2 7 (9.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) JMeter
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Engagement Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.48%) Remedy Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) ITSM Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) ITSM Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Remedy Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) XML
2 24 (32.88%) SOAP
3 22 (30.14%) Web Services
4 21 (28.77%) RESTful
5 16 (21.92%) jQuery
6 15 (20.55%) JSON
7 12 (16.44%) J2EE
7 12 (16.44%) Java EE
7 12 (16.44%) Spring
7 12 (16.44%) XSLT
8 11 (15.07%) CSS
8 11 (15.07%) HTML
9 8 (10.96%) HTML5
10 7 (9.59%) Apache CXF
10 7 (9.59%) CSS3
10 7 (9.59%) Drools
10 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
10 7 (9.59%) jBPM
10 7 (9.59%) JSF
10 7 (9.59%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) User Experience
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Ontologies
4 4 (5.48%) Social Media
4 4 (5.48%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.74%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
5 2 (2.74%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (60.27%) SDLC
3 36 (49.32%) Project Management
4 27 (36.99%) Scrum
5 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (31.51%) ITIL
7 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (21.92%) Service Management
10 15 (20.55%) System Testing
11 14 (19.18%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (19.18%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (19.18%) Software Testing
11 14 (19.18%) Web Filtering
12 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
12 13 (17.81%) Release Management
12 13 (17.81%) TDD
12 13 (17.81%) Web Development
13 12 (16.44%) SOA
13 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) Java
1 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.22%) PHP
3 5 (6.85%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) ISEB
1 9 (12.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) FATCA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) CA
1 16 (21.92%) HP
1 16 (21.92%) Remedy
1 16 (21.92%) ServiceNow
2 3 (4.11%) OpenText
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle