The first table below looks at the demand for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 89 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 44 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 0.69% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.97% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -16.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1750 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.41% 70.99% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 879 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 60
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 34 £405 - 3
Glasgow -8 3 £275 -26.66% 3
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - - - -
Waterfall
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (61.25%) XML
2 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (52.50%) Project Management
4 37 (46.25%) Linux
5 31 (38.75%) Web Services
6 29 (36.25%) JSON
7 28 (35.00%) HTTP
8 27 (33.75%) SOAP
8 27 (33.75%) Java
9 23 (28.75%) Release Management
9 23 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (27.50%) Mac OS X
10 22 (27.50%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
11 19 (23.75%) HTML
11 19 (23.75%) RESTful
12 17 (21.25%) Web Development
12 17 (21.25%) CSS
12 17 (21.25%) Scrum
13 16 (20.00%) Open Source
13 16 (20.00%) HTML5
13 16 (20.00%) CSS3
13 16 (20.00%) Business Transformation
14 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
15 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
16 13 (16.25%) Dependency Management
16 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Management
16 13 (16.25%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (16.25%) System Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.50%) IIS
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Heroku
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) SSL
2 4 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Maven
2 9 (11.25%) Subversion
3 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.25%) Hudson
4 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.25%) Ant
4 5 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) Toad
5 2 (2.50%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.25%) PVCS
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Java Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Release Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Designer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) XML
2 31 (38.75%) Web Services
3 29 (36.25%) JSON
4 27 (33.75%) SOAP
5 19 (23.75%) HTML
5 19 (23.75%) RESTful
6 17 (21.25%) CSS
7 16 (20.00%) HTML5
7 16 (20.00%) CSS3
8 9 (11.25%) Java EE
8 9 (11.25%) REST
9 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.00%) Spring
10 7 (8.75%) XSLT
10 7 (8.75%) Drools
11 5 (6.25%) jQuery
11 5 (6.25%) .NET
11 5 (6.25%) jBPM
12 3 (3.75%) WPF
12 3 (3.75%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Open Source
2 13 (16.25%) FMCG
3 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.50%) AS400
3 2 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.25%) Derivative
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 22 (27.50%) Mac OS X
3 13 (16.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) UNIX
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (52.50%) Project Management
3 23 (28.75%) Release Management
3 23 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.25%) Web Development
4 17 (21.25%) Scrum
5 16 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (16.25%) DSDM
8 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (16.25%) System Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Web Accessibility
8 13 (16.25%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (16.25%) Dependency Management
9 12 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (15.00%) ITIL
10 11 (13.75%) SOA
10 11 (13.75%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) Java
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (6.25%) C#
4 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) Jython
6 1 (1.25%) Groovy
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.25%) PMP
3 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) CBAP
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) EMIR
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Puppet
1 6 (7.50%) Vagrant
1 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) JBoss
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.25%) FatWire
5 1 (1.25%) Infor
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
5 1 (1.25%) Progress
5 1 (1.25%) Sybase
5 1 (1.25%) SAP