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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 74 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 20 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 0.76% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.92% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 27
Median daily rate £400 £396 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -46.72%
Waterfall
Scotland

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
1051 1300 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.21% 82.02% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Project Management
3 20 (44.44%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
6 12 (26.67%) XML
7 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (24.44%) SDLC
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
9 7 (15.56%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) HTTP
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) JSON
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.56%) RESTful
10 6 (13.33%) BDD
10 6 (13.33%) Hudson
10 6 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.33%) Kanban
10 6 (13.33%) Retail
10 6 (13.33%) SOAP
10 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.33%) ISEB
11 5 (11.11%) Remedy
11 5 (11.11%) HP
11 5 (11.11%) Service Management
11 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking

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 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Hudson
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum Master
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Engagement Manager
5 3 (6.67%) PMO Planner
5 3 (6.67%) Project Planner
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) JSON
2 7 (15.56%) RESTful
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
3 6 (13.33%) SOAP
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) CSS3
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) Java EE
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.22%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.22%) Drools
7 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.22%) jBPM
7 1 (2.22%) JSF
7 1 (2.22%) RichFaces
7 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Project Management
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
5 11 (24.44%) SDLC
5 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Kanban
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Change Management
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) PHP 5
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.22%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) HP
1 5 (11.11%) Remedy
1 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) CA
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) VocaLink