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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 83 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 1.11% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£428 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £410 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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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
1321 933 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.34% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 512 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) Project Management
4 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) PeopleTools
6 6 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) PeopleCode
8 4 (12.50%) SQR
8 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 3 (9.38%) ISEB
9 3 (9.38%) Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Retail
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 2 (6.25%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.25%) Windows
10 2 (6.25%) SOAP

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) PeopleTools
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) RESTful
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Statistics
1 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PeopleCode
2 4 (12.50%) SQR
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
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