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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 66 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 27 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 1.38% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.72% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 16
Median daily rate £450 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £338 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
1235 1162 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.63% 80.19% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 663 547
Median daily rate £411 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 2016.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.98%) Project Management
3 42 (48.84%) SDLC
4 37 (43.02%) XML
5 31 (36.05%) Scrum
6 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (30.23%) Finance
7 26 (30.23%) SOAP
8 25 (29.07%) Web Services
8 25 (29.07%) RESTful
9 24 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (25.58%) ITIL
11 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
11 21 (24.42%) HTTP
12 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
12 20 (23.26%) Linux
12 20 (23.26%) JSON
13 18 (20.93%) jQuery
14 17 (19.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (19.77%) Web Development
14 17 (19.77%) Java
15 16 (18.60%) TDD
16 15 (17.44%) CA
16 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
16 15 (17.44%) Remedy
16 15 (17.44%) HP
16 15 (17.44%) Service Management
16 15 (17.44%) SaaS
16 15 (17.44%) ServiceNow
16 15 (17.44%) Data Centre

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 12 (13.95%) JBoss
1 12 (13.95%) Tomcat
1 12 (13.95%) WebLogic
1 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.14%) Apache
2 7 (8.14%) nginx
3 6 (6.98%) CMS
4 3 (3.49%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) Drupal
5 2 (2.33%) LiveLink
5 2 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.33%) Edge Animate
3 2 (2.33%) InDesign
3 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) SaaS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Eclipse
1 12 (13.95%) JProfiler
2 7 (8.14%) Maven
3 4 (4.65%) Hudson
3 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Developer
2 12 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Engagement Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Architect
5 7 (8.14%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.81%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) PMO Planner
9 3 (3.49%) Project Planner
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.02%) XML
2 26 (30.23%) SOAP
3 25 (29.07%) RESTful
3 25 (29.07%) Web Services
4 20 (23.26%) JSON
5 18 (20.93%) jQuery
6 14 (16.28%) CSS
6 14 (16.28%) HTML
6 14 (16.28%) Java EE
7 12 (13.95%) J2EE
7 12 (13.95%) Spring
7 12 (13.95%) XSLT
8 11 (12.79%) HTML5
9 10 (11.63%) CSS3
10 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.14%) Apache CXF
11 7 (8.14%) Drools
11 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.14%) JSF
11 7 (8.14%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Ontologies
3 4 (4.65%) Social Media
3 4 (4.65%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.98%) Project Management
3 42 (48.84%) SDLC
4 31 (36.05%) Scrum
5 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (25.58%) ITIL
8 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
9 17 (19.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (19.77%) Web Development
10 16 (18.60%) TDD
11 15 (17.44%) Service Management
12 14 (16.28%) Change Control
12 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
12 14 (16.28%) System Testing
12 14 (16.28%) Unit Testing
13 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (15.12%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (15.12%) Resource Management
13 13 (15.12%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.77%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) PHP
3 7 (8.14%) PHP 5
4 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) IISP
2 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) CA
1 15 (17.44%) HP
1 15 (17.44%) Remedy
1 15 (17.44%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.49%) OpenText
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) VocaLink