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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 70 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 1.51% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 2.10% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
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£436 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £304 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JBoss
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) Maven
4 4 (21.05%) Apache OpenJPA
4 4 (21.05%) Apache CXF
4 4 (21.05%) OSGi
4 4 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Refactoring

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Heroku
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
2 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.53%) PVCS
3 1 (5.26%) PeopleTools
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Apache OpenJPA
1 4 (21.05%) Apache CXF
1 4 (21.05%) OSGi
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) DSDM
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PHP5
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PeopleCode
4 1 (5.26%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) StatsD
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Planview