The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 52 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.11% 0.36% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 0.45% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) UML
4 9 (28.13%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
6 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.75%) Use Case
7 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 6 (18.75%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) OOD
8 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
8 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Java EE
9 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (12.50%) PRINCE

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
1 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.13%) QUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Grunt
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 16 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Business Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
2 4 (12.50%) Java EE
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.38%) JSP
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) XSLT
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) LINQ
4 2 (6.25%) JRuby
4 2 (6.25%) Java EE 5
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) UML
3 9 (28.13%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 7 (21.88%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) Use Case
5 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
6 5 (15.63%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Jython
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) C#
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft