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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 104 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 21 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
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£388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £645 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -8.64%
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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
2096 1735 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.37% 69.76% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 857 890
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 79
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Glasgow -13 7 £388 +3.88% 3
Edinburgh -2 6 £423 -48.78% 3
Stirling - 4 - - 1
Fife - - - -
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 82 (96.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) XML
3 39 (45.88%) Linux
3 39 (45.88%) Project Management
4 32 (37.65%) Java
5 31 (36.47%) JSON
6 29 (34.12%) HTTP
7 28 (32.94%) Web Services
8 23 (27.06%) SOAP
9 22 (25.88%) Mac OS X
9 22 (25.88%) Finance
10 21 (24.71%) HTML
11 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
12 19 (22.35%) HTML5
12 19 (22.35%) RESTful
12 19 (22.35%) Release Management
13 18 (21.18%) CSS
14 17 (20.00%) SOA
14 17 (20.00%) Business Transformation
15 16 (18.82%) Open Source
15 16 (18.82%) CSS3
15 16 (18.82%) Web Development
15 16 (18.82%) Windows
15 16 (18.82%) Scrum
16 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
16 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
17 13 (15.29%) Dependency Management
17 13 (15.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.53%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.53%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.35%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.18%) Lync
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) HTTP
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.88%) SSL
2 5 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Maven
2 9 (10.59%) Subversion
3 8 (9.41%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.35%) Zephyr
5 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.18%) Toad
6 1 (1.18%) PeopleTools
6 1 (1.18%) Ant
6 1 (1.18%) PVCS
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Retail
3 9 (10.59%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Web Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Designer
9 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (56.47%) XML
2 31 (36.47%) JSON
3 28 (32.94%) Web Services
4 23 (27.06%) SOAP
5 21 (24.71%) HTML
6 19 (22.35%) RESTful
6 19 (22.35%) HTML5
7 18 (21.18%) CSS
8 16 (18.82%) CSS3
9 11 (12.94%) Java EE
10 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 10 (11.76%) Spring
11 8 (9.41%) XSLT
12 7 (8.24%) .NET
12 7 (8.24%) Drools
13 6 (7.06%) jQuery
13 6 (7.06%) REST
14 5 (5.88%) jBPM
15 4 (4.71%) Apache Camel
16 3 (3.53%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Open Source
2 13 (15.29%) FMCG
3 4 (4.71%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) AS400
6 1 (1.18%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.88%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Mac OS X
3 16 (18.82%) Windows
4 4 (4.71%) UNIX
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (96.47%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) Project Management
3 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 19 (22.35%) Release Management
5 17 (20.00%) SOA
5 17 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 16 (18.82%) Web Development
6 16 (18.82%) Scrum
7 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 13 (15.29%) System Testing
8 13 (15.29%) Web Accessibility
8 13 (15.29%) Dependency Management
8 13 (15.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (12.94%) Refactoring
11 10 (11.76%) Workflow
11 10 (11.76%) DSDM
12 9 (10.59%) TDD
12 9 (10.59%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.29%) SQL
4 8 (9.41%) C#
5 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.53%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) Jython
7 2 (2.35%) Groovy
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) PeopleCode
8 1 (1.18%) SQR
8 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) CBAP
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) EMIR
2 1 (1.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
1 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) StatsD
2 1 (1.18%) Nagios
2 1 (1.18%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) JBoss
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.18%) FatWire
5 1 (1.18%) Progress
5 1 (1.18%) Sybase
5 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
Stirlingshire
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago