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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 76 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 12 35 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 2.77% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 3.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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
1282 988 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.88% 78.23% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 577 361
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) PeopleTools
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Banking
7 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) PeopleCode
7 4 (12.50%) SQR
7 4 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
8 3 (9.38%) QA
8 3 (9.38%) Retail
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) V-Model
9 2 (6.25%) System Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Kanban
9 2 (6.25%) RESTful
9 2 (6.25%) BDD

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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%) WordPress
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
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%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) 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 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) 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 Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Coach
8 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
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%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) 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 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) V-Model
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PeopleCode
2 4 (12.50%) SQR
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle