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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 97 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 35 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 1.97% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.56% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 14
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.00
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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
2348 2032 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.42% 76.80% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1099 924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +8 20 £338 +17.39% 3
Edinburgh -27 13 £373 -7.90% 7
West Lothian -8 2 £490 -
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 72 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.78%) Finance
3 23 (31.08%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) Oracle
4 18 (24.32%) SDLC
5 14 (18.92%) UML
6 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 12 (16.22%) Project Management
8 11 (14.86%) Scrum
8 11 (14.86%) Java
8 11 (14.86%) OO
8 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
9 10 (13.51%) SOA
9 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
9 10 (13.51%) Linux
9 10 (13.51%) Banking
10 9 (12.16%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (12.16%) PeopleTools
10 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.16%) Use Case
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (10.81%) OOD
11 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (10.81%) Web Services
12 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
12 7 (9.46%) Spring

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) FileNet
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) CTI
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.76%) MySQL
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) PeopleTools
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) NUnit
3 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.35%) QUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) JMeter
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Analyst
2 25 (33.78%) Business Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Developer
4 9 (12.16%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (9.46%) Business Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Designer
7 6 (8.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Financial Business Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) CSS
2 7 (9.46%) Java EE
2 7 (9.46%) Spring
2 7 (9.46%) jQuery
3 6 (8.11%) JSP
3 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle ADF
4 5 (6.76%) JRuby
4 5 (6.76%) Java EE 5
5 4 (5.41%) XML
6 3 (4.05%) SOAP
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
6 3 (4.05%) JSON
7 2 (2.70%) WPF
7 2 (2.70%) LINQ
7 2 (2.70%) RESTful
7 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.70%) XSLT
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.35%) Social Media
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) SDLC
3 14 (18.92%) UML
4 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
5 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 11 (14.86%) Scrum
6 11 (14.86%) OO
7 10 (13.51%) SOA
8 9 (12.16%) Use Case
8 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.81%) OOD
10 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
11 6 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
12 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.11%) PeopleCode
5 6 (8.11%) SQR
6 5 (6.76%) Jython
6 5 (6.76%) Groovy
7 2 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) PHP5
8 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) ISEB
1 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) Pega
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago