The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Glasgow 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 61 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 1.53% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 2.09% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Average daily rate £343 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 670 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.26% 73.38% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 370 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.60% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Waterfall
Scotland

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Glasgow region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SOA
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) XML
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) V-Model
5 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
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