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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 87 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 44 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.94% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 14
Average daily rate
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£403 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2079 1711 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 69.98% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 861 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £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 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 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 1 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 +12 35 £410 - 4
Glasgow -11 3 £275 -26.66% 4
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - - - -
Waterfall
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (60.76%) XML
2 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (51.90%) Project Management
4 37 (46.84%) Linux
5 30 (37.97%) Web Services
6 29 (36.71%) JSON
7 28 (35.44%) Java
7 28 (35.44%) HTTP
8 26 (32.91%) SOAP
9 22 (27.85%) Mac OS X
9 22 (27.85%) Finance
9 22 (27.85%) Release Management
9 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (24.05%) RESTful
10 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
10 19 (24.05%) HTML
11 17 (21.52%) CSS
11 17 (21.52%) Scrum
11 17 (21.52%) Web Development
12 16 (20.25%) Open Source
12 16 (20.25%) HTML5
12 16 (20.25%) CSS3
12 16 (20.25%) Business Transformation
13 15 (18.99%) Unit Testing
14 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
15 13 (16.46%) Dependency Management
15 13 (16.46%) Web Accessibility
15 13 (16.46%) System Testing
15 13 (16.46%) FMCG

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.53%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.27%) Lync
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Heroku
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Maven
2 9 (11.39%) Subversion
3 7 (8.86%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.06%) Hudson
4 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.06%) Ant
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Zephyr
5 2 (2.53%) Toad
6 1 (1.27%) PVCS
6 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
9 2 (2.53%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) XML
2 30 (37.97%) Web Services
3 29 (36.71%) JSON
4 26 (32.91%) SOAP
5 19 (24.05%) RESTful
5 19 (24.05%) HTML
6 17 (21.52%) CSS
7 16 (20.25%) HTML5
7 16 (20.25%) CSS3
8 9 (11.39%) Java EE
9 8 (10.13%) Spring
9 8 (10.13%) REST
9 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.86%) XSLT
10 7 (8.86%) Drools
11 5 (6.33%) .NET
11 5 (6.33%) jQuery
11 5 (6.33%) jBPM
12 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
12 3 (3.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Open Source
2 13 (16.46%) FMCG
3 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.53%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Linux
2 22 (27.85%) Mac OS X
3 13 (16.46%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (51.90%) Project Management
3 22 (27.85%) Release Management
3 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.52%) Scrum
4 17 (21.52%) Web Development
5 16 (20.25%) Business Transformation
6 15 (18.99%) Unit Testing
7 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (16.46%) Dependency Management
8 13 (16.46%) Web Accessibility
8 13 (16.46%) System Testing
9 12 (15.19%) DSDM
9 12 (15.19%) SOA
9 12 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (15.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (13.92%) Refactoring
10 11 (13.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Java
2 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.66%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.33%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.27%) Jython
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.27%) CBAP
3 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) EMIR
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Vagrant
1 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) StatsD
3 1 (1.27%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) JBoss
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Progress
5 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Sybase
5 1 (1.27%) FatWire
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
5 1 (1.27%) Infor
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