The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 107 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 22 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £405 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.60% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.12% -2.66%
Waterfall
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2099 1712 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.33% 69.91% 65.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 863 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 68
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 13 £405 - 3
Glasgow -14 4 £400 +6.66% 3
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Waterfall
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (59.76%) XML
2 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.22%) Project Management
4 38 (46.34%) Linux
5 31 (37.80%) Web Services
5 31 (37.80%) Java
6 29 (35.37%) JSON
7 28 (34.15%) HTTP
8 26 (31.71%) SOAP
9 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (26.83%) Release Management
10 22 (26.83%) Mac OS X
11 21 (25.61%) Finance
12 20 (24.39%) Scrum
12 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
13 19 (23.17%) HTML
13 19 (23.17%) RESTful
14 18 (21.95%) CSS
15 17 (20.73%) Web Development
15 17 (20.73%) HTML5
16 16 (19.51%) Open Source
16 16 (19.51%) CSS3
16 16 (19.51%) Business Transformation
17 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
17 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
17 15 (18.29%) SOA
18 14 (17.07%) Windows
19 13 (15.85%) Retail
19 13 (15.85%) Maven
19 13 (15.85%) DSDM

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.66%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Heroku
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.15%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.88%) SSL
2 4 (4.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Maven
2 9 (10.98%) Subversion
3 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.88%) Hudson
5 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.88%) Ant
5 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.44%) JIRA
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.22%) PVCS
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.22%) Toad
7 1 (1.22%) PeopleTools
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Web Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.76%) XML
2 31 (37.80%) Web Services
3 29 (35.37%) JSON
4 26 (31.71%) SOAP
5 19 (23.17%) HTML
5 19 (23.17%) RESTful
6 18 (21.95%) CSS
7 17 (20.73%) HTML5
8 16 (19.51%) CSS3
9 11 (13.41%) Java EE
10 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
10 10 (12.20%) Spring
11 8 (9.76%) XSLT
11 8 (9.76%) REST
12 7 (8.54%) Drools
13 6 (7.32%) jQuery
13 6 (7.32%) .NET
14 5 (6.10%) jBPM
15 3 (3.66%) Oracle ADF
15 3 (3.66%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Open Source
2 13 (15.85%) FMCG
3 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.44%) AS400
3 2 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.22%) PMI
4 1 (1.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) Mac OS X
3 14 (17.07%) Windows
4 4 (4.88%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.22%) Project Management
3 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.83%) Release Management
5 20 (24.39%) Scrum
6 17 (20.73%) Web Development
7 16 (19.51%) Business Transformation
8 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
8 15 (18.29%) SOA
9 13 (15.85%) DSDM
9 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (15.85%) System Testing
9 13 (15.85%) Web Accessibility
9 13 (15.85%) Dependency Management
10 12 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (13.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) Java
2 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.63%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) C#
5 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) Jython
6 2 (2.44%) Groovy
6 2 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) PeopleCode
7 1 (1.22%) SQR
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.22%) PMP
3 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.22%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) EMIR
2 1 (1.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
1 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
1 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.22%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) Progress
5 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.22%) FatWire
5 1 (1.22%) Infor
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
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