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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 65 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
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£405 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -9.87%
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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
940 808 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 71.63% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 388 318
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (68.33%) XML
3 38 (63.33%) Project Management
4 35 (58.33%) Linux
5 28 (46.67%) HTTP
5 28 (46.67%) Web Services
6 25 (41.67%) SOAP
6 25 (41.67%) JSON
7 23 (38.33%) Java
8 22 (36.67%) Mac OS X
8 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (36.67%) Release Management
9 19 (31.67%) RESTful
10 17 (28.33%) Web Development
11 16 (26.67%) Open Source
11 16 (26.67%) CSS3
11 16 (26.67%) Business Transformation
11 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 16 (26.67%) HTML
11 16 (26.67%) CSS
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
12 15 (25.00%) HTML5
13 14 (23.33%) Finance
14 13 (21.67%) Retail
14 13 (21.67%) Web Accessibility
14 13 (21.67%) Dependency Management
14 13 (21.67%) FMCG
15 12 (20.00%) System Testing
15 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
15 12 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Maven
2 8 (13.33%) Subversion
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.67%) Hudson
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.67%) Ant
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Release Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Web Team Leader
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (68.33%) XML
2 28 (46.67%) Web Services
3 25 (41.67%) SOAP
3 25 (41.67%) JSON
4 19 (31.67%) RESTful
5 16 (26.67%) CSS3
5 16 (26.67%) HTML
5 16 (26.67%) CSS
6 15 (25.00%) HTML5
7 7 (11.67%) REST
7 7 (11.67%) Java EE
8 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.00%) Spring
8 6 (10.00%) XSLT
9 5 (8.33%) jBPM
9 5 (8.33%) Drools
10 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.00%) jQuery
11 2 (3.33%) Apache OpenJPA
11 2 (3.33%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Open Source
2 13 (21.67%) FMCG
3 2 (3.33%) AS400
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Mac OS X
3 10 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (63.33%) Project Management
3 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (36.67%) Release Management
4 17 (28.33%) Web Development
5 16 (26.67%) Business Transformation
6 15 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (21.67%) Web Accessibility
7 13 (21.67%) Dependency Management
8 12 (20.00%) System Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (20.00%) DSDM
9 11 (18.33%) Refactoring
9 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) StatsD
2 1 (1.67%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
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