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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 40 74
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 56 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 4.08% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 4.98% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 36 6
Median daily rate £420 £375 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £288 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
688 1124 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.09% 81.86% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 579 582
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
2 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (40.74%) BDD
4 11 (40.74%) Hudson
4 11 (40.74%) Kanban
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 11 (40.74%) Project Management
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (25.93%) SDLC
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) HP
9 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (11.11%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3

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 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Drupal
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Route 53
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (40.74%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Scrum Master
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Flash
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.70%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
3 11 (40.74%) Kanban
3 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) API Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) HNC
1 1 (3.70%) HND
1 1 (3.70%) IISP
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter