The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 50 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 34 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.66% 0.29% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 1
Average daily rate
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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 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (70.69%) XML
3 39 (67.24%) Project Management
4 35 (60.34%) Linux
5 29 (50.00%) Web Services
6 28 (48.28%) HTTP
7 26 (44.83%) SOAP
8 25 (43.10%) JSON
9 23 (39.66%) Release Management
10 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (37.93%) Mac OS X
11 20 (34.48%) Java
12 19 (32.76%) RESTful
13 17 (29.31%) Web Development
14 16 (27.59%) Open Source
14 16 (27.59%) CSS3
14 16 (27.59%) Business Transformation
14 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
14 16 (27.59%) HTML
14 16 (27.59%) CSS
15 15 (25.86%) HTML5
16 14 (24.14%) Finance
16 14 (24.14%) Scrum
17 13 (22.41%) Retail
17 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (22.41%) DSDM
17 13 (22.41%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Management
17 13 (22.41%) Dependency Management
17 13 (22.41%) Web Accessibility

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) SSL
2 4 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Maven
2 8 (13.79%) Subversion
3 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Hudson
4 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.62%) Ant
4 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Web Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Release Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.45%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) XML
2 29 (50.00%) Web Services
3 26 (44.83%) SOAP
4 25 (43.10%) JSON
5 19 (32.76%) RESTful
6 16 (27.59%) CSS3
6 16 (27.59%) HTML
6 16 (27.59%) CSS
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
8 8 (13.79%) REST
9 6 (10.34%) Java EE
10 5 (8.62%) Drools
10 5 (8.62%) XSLT
10 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.62%) Spring
10 5 (8.62%) jBPM
11 3 (5.17%) jQuery
11 3 (5.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Open Source
2 13 (22.41%) FMCG
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) Mac OS X
3 10 (17.24%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (67.24%) Project Management
3 23 (39.66%) Release Management
4 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (29.31%) Web Development
6 16 (27.59%) Business Transformation
7 14 (24.14%) Scrum
8 13 (22.41%) DSDM
8 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (22.41%) Dependency Management
8 13 (22.41%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (22.41%) Web Accessibility
9 12 (20.69%) System Testing
9 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 12 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (18.97%) ITIL
10 11 (18.97%) Refactoring
10 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Puppet
1 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
1 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) StatsD
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) JBoss