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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 83 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 38 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 1.25% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.75% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 9
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£430 £383 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £311 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.66 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year
-77.21% -
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
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Glasgow +9 24 £430 +22.85% 8
Edinburgh -11 10 £436 +11.85% 3
Stirling - 4 £425 -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 70 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Finance
3 18 (24.32%) Java
3 18 (24.32%) SQL
4 15 (20.27%) Oracle
4 15 (20.27%) SOA
5 14 (18.92%) Banking
6 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (14.86%) OO
6 11 (14.86%) Scrum
7 10 (13.51%) Workflow
7 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
7 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.51%) Web Services
7 10 (13.51%) XML
7 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
8 9 (12.16%) UML
8 9 (12.16%) RUP
8 9 (12.16%) Project Management
9 8 (10.81%) UNIX
9 8 (10.81%) Windows
9 8 (10.81%) Linux
9 8 (10.81%) HTML
9 8 (10.81%) Reference Data
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
9 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
10 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (9.46%) jQuery
10 7 (9.46%) Spring

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (9.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.11%) JBoss
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.41%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (5.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.70%) CMS
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) WordPress
5 2 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Project
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Heroku
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) PeopleTools
4 2 (2.70%) PVCS
4 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) JBehave
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.35%) Toad
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Business Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Designer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft Developer
10 2 (2.70%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Web Services
1 10 (13.51%) XML
2 8 (10.81%) HTML
3 7 (9.46%) jQuery
3 7 (9.46%) Spring
3 7 (9.46%) CSS
4 6 (8.11%) Java EE
4 6 (8.11%) JSON
4 6 (8.11%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) .NET
5 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
6 4 (5.41%) JSP
6 4 (5.41%) JRuby
6 4 (5.41%) Java EE 5
6 4 (5.41%) Apache OpenJPA
6 4 (5.41%) Apache CXF
6 4 (5.41%) OSGi
6 4 (5.41%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Reference Data
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) UNIX
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) SOA
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (14.86%) OO
3 11 (14.86%) Scrum
4 10 (13.51%) Workflow
4 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
5 9 (12.16%) UML
5 9 (12.16%) RUP
5 9 (12.16%) Project Management
6 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) Java
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) Jython
5 4 (5.41%) C++
5 4 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (2.70%) VB6
6 2 (2.70%) PeopleCode
6 2 (2.70%) SQR
6 2 (2.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) PHP5
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Control-M
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Graphite
2 1 (1.35%) StatsD
2 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) IBM
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.35%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) Coverity
5 1 (1.35%) Pega
5 1 (1.35%) Planview
5 1 (1.35%) VMware